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Health Apps

  • Blog Post: Can a Simple App Improve the Patient-Provider Relationship?

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    For anyone managing a chronic or life threatening condition, the value of investing time and effort in managing and understanding their health information is clear – poor or incomplete data can have a significant negative effect on their health. But the...

  • Blog Post: Digital Health Is Transforming My Experience as a Patient

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    The ability to better track my health and wellness as a core member of my care team is paramount.

  • Brian's Story - Heart and Stroke Foundation

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    Brian was in his 40s, active and playing tennis regularly. Then suddenly, he needed emergency triple bypass surgery. After facing heart disease, Brian has changed his attitude, lifestyle and approach to living. Take the Heart and Stroke Foundation's...

  • Cathy's Story: Co-ordinating Care

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    Hear from Cathy who uses a variety of digital health tools to help proactively manage her care, and the care for her family.

  • Denice's Story: Connecting with an Online Community

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    Watch Denice discuss the online support that she received after the death of her teenage son, and how using digital health tools has had a positive impact on her overall health and wellness.

  • Finding Digital Health in Your Community

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    Every province and territory, and health care provider, are at different stages of using digital health. Regardless, digital health can provide benefits for both your health care providers and for you, and there are options available to you to...

  • Kathryn’s Story: Making Care Accessible

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    Deaf people and people with severe hearing loss are 4% of the population, but health care systems are persistently inaccessible to us. (Even when we are good lipreaders and go in person to a clinical setting, many times they put on masks!!) When there...

  • Sara and Marcus’ Story

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    Marcus has type 1 diabetes and his mother Sara uses a digital health app to track his progress and send the information to his care team. Our ad explores the importance of health apps in empowering patients. Learn more about the real-life story that...

  • Sara’s Story: Managing Type 1 Diabetes

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    Sara and her son Marcus use digital health to support managing Marcus’ Type 1 diabetes, giving their family peace of mind.

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