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  • Blog Post: Infographic Examines Benefits of e-Booking for Patients, Clinics

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    Giving patients the ability to e-book their own medical appointments can benefit both patients and clinicians.

  • Blog Post: Infoway’s Patient Engagement Framework Helps Us Connect with Patients and Consumers

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    Digital health technologies have the potential to transform the patient experience and improve patient outcomes — but to do so, they need to be designed with the patient in mind. This is why engaging with consumers and patients is a vital part of what...

  • Blog Post: Innovations Like the Breathe App Help Those with Asthma Manage Their Condition

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    Created by the Ontario Lung Association with support from Infoway, the app helps asthma patients monitor and manage their condition.

  • Blog Post: Is it Time for a Digital Injection?

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    One-third of parents aren’t fully confident they can provide complete, accurate immunization records. Infoway research explores parents’ perspectives managing their children’s immunization records.

  • Blog Post: New Study Finds the Benefits of e-Booking

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    e-Booking offers patients convenience while increasing productivity for health care providers.

  • Blog Post: Nova Scotia Online Patient Portal Leading the Way

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    MyHealthNS is a secure online patient portal that enables patients and doctors in Nova Scotia to share information, including routine test results.

  • Blog Post: Nursing Faculty Peer Network Help Advance Understanding of Digital Health

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    Digital health technologies continue to transform the health system and the delivery of nursing care, making it essential for educators to ensure nursing students are exposed to digital health.

  • Blog Post: Paper Examines Gap Between Desire for and Use of Digital Consumer Health Solution

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    Eight in ten Canadians want online access to their personal health information. Four per cent have it. We took those statistics as our starting point for investigating the current use of consumer health solutions, as well as enablers and barriers to...

  • Blog Post: Personalizing Health Systems Through Digital Health

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    A recent paper by Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation, “It’s All About Me: The Personalization of Health Systems” discusses the importance of personalizing health systems.

  • Blog Post: Remote Patient Care = Fewer Hospital Stays

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    Remote patient care (RPC) means patients can stay connected with their health care team while at home and that care teams can be alerted to a change in a patient’s condition before it becomes serious.

  • Blog Post: Remote Patient Monitoring Could Improve the Quality of Life for Patients

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    Although Canada’s health care system faces many challenges ahead, there is also tremendous innovation happening that is transforming the way health care is delivered.

  • Blog Post: Simplicity, Ubiquity and Affordability Key to Consumer Health Innovation

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    When looking for consumer health solutions, policymakers should put simplicity, ubiquity and affordability at the top of their checklist.

  • Blog Post: Taking an Important Step towards Medication Safety with e-Prescribing

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    Canada is now the second largest consumer of prescription opioids in the world. Learn why e-prescribing is an important step towards medication safety.

  • Blog Post: Talking to Your Patient About Digital Health

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    As physicians, we can harness our knowledge of digital health technologies to give patients a framework for understanding how their health information is currently managed, and crucially, how patients can manage it themselves.

  • Blog Post: Telehealth Saves Dr. Picard’s Patients from Hours of Travel

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    Dr. Léo Picard’s patients have to deal with pain and mobility issues — this is why he uses videoconferencing solution to have virtual visits with his patients.

  • Blog Post: Telemedicine: Transforming Our Health Care System, Transforming Lives

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    Telehomecare is empowering patients to take control of their own health through health coaching and by equipping them with self-monitoring tools. It’s keeping patients out of the hospital, and living well at home.

  • Blog Post: That’s a Wrap on Digital Health Week

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    Digital Health Week 014 included many activities to celebrate all of the great strides that have been made by Canadians to implement digital health solutions.

  • Blog Post: The Economics of Digital Health

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    Digital health can benefit the Canadian economy by creating efficiencies in the health system, increasing productivity and creating jobs in the Canadian information and communications technology (ICT) sector.

  • Blog Post: The Surprising Fact About Patient Safety in Canada and What We Can Do to Improve It

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    At Infoway we believe that technology and digital health innovation play a significant role in improving patient safety. According to a 2012 survey, 93% of physicians said electronic medical records (EMRs) allow them to provide improved care

  • Blog Post: There’s a New Normal for Congestive Heart Failure Patients: Fewer Hospital & ED Admissions

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    Those suffering from congestive heart failure (CHF) and other chronic conditions can now be truly empowered by receiving individualized care and just in time education in their own home, which leads to a significant reduction in hospital and emergency...

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