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Digital Health Week 2017

  • 4 Benefits of Interoperability in Healthcare

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    When it comes to digital health, few terms are as buzzy as “interoperability”. It’s an awkward word to say, but what does interoperability actually mean?

  • Blog Post: Apps, Mental Health Resources

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    Dr. Kendall Ho, Professor with University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine, often prescribes apps for his patients and has provided five tips to make choosing the best health app easy.

  • Blog Post: Digital Health Week Brings a Welcome Focus on Tech in Healthcare

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    Orion Health chief medical officer Dr. Chris Hobson shares examples of ways in which poor care coordination causes inefficient and ineffective care, and why IT is an essential part of the solution.

  • Busting five digital health myths

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    Here are some common myths about digital health and the facts behind them.

  • Celebrating Canadian Digital Healthcare Accomplishments

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    Read this blog post by Vice-President and Country Manager at Citrix Systems Michael Murphy on digital health in Canada.

  • Digital Health Week 2017: Electronic health record improves access to information

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    In this blog post, connecting South West Ontario (cSWO) Program Manager Karen Keith discusses using electronic health records to improve access to information.

  • Digital Health Week 2017: Electronic medical records support patient-centric care

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    Read this Digital Health Week guest post up on the eHealth Centre of Excellence blog from eCE Director Dr. Alarakhia on how EMRs can support patient-centric care.

  • Digital Health Week 2017: Improving transitions across the care continuum

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    Read this Digital Health Week guest post on the eHealth Centre of Excellence blog by System Coordinated Access (SCA) Program Manager Lori Moran on improving transitions across the care continuum.

  • Digital Health Week 2017: Interactive tablets can enhance patient experience

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    Read this blog post by QBIC (Quality Based Improvements in Care) Program Manager Danika Walden discussing how interactive tablets can enhance the patient experience.

  • Digital Health Week 2017: Virtual visits means better, more equitable access to healthcare

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    eCE Director Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia discusses the benefits of virtual visit in this blog post.

  • Digital Health Week runs November 13 to 19!

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    So what's it all about? It's an annual event that recognizes how healthcare is going digital and how to embrace it.

  • Digital Health Week with Dr. Darren Larsen

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    Dr. Darren Larsen, CMIO of OntarioMD, discusses the contributions of OntarioMD to digital health in its latest vlog entry as part of Digital Health Week.

  • Empowerment to the patient

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    Access to medical information and involvement in their own care improves Canadians' health.

  • HCLDR Tweet Chat Transcript: Connecting for Health

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    16 November 2017

    Read the transcript from the November 14, 2017 tweet chat on how Canadians are using mobile health to track and take charge of their health and wellbeing.

  • How Digital Health is Making a Difference in 3 Care Settings

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    Each year, technological advances make healthcare delivery more convenient and efficient. Innovation makes medical information more accessible for health professionals, as well as patients and their families.

  • How digital health technology is helping families stay together

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    How can Digital Health tech help seniors stay healthy in remote communities?

  • Infoway Partnership Conference to emphasize access to digital health for Canadians, cybersecurity

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    15 November 2017

    This year’s Infoway Partnership Conference has been designed to align with the next wave of the digital health journey, with themes that include the ability for all Canadians to access and manage health records digitally, in addition to interoperability.

  • Patient Critical Co-op Podcast — Aidan Scott: #mhealth and #mentalhealth

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    Patient Critical talks to Aidan Scott, Founder of speakbox.ca (in development), about the role of digital health, the importance of proactive healthcare & early interventions.

  • Patient Critical Co-op Podcast — Dr Dan Pepe: Evaluating Online Resources

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    Listen to TeachandLearnFM ‘s founder and editor Dr. Dan Pepe discuss evaluating digital health and creating informed patients.

  • Patient Critical Co-op Podcast — J Tyler Moss: Owning & Accessing #HealthData

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    J Tyler Moss is a patient, researcher & participant in Saskatchewan’s CHIP pilot. We discuss the value of patient access to labs, prescriptions, hospital & acute care visits, as well as empowering patients to add personal health information, set...

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