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Digital Health Week 2017

  • Patient Critical Co-op Podcast — Liz Salmi, Selina Brudnicki, #OpenNotes

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    Patient Advocate Liz Salmi (, Twitter, Facebook) & University Health Network’s Selina Brudnicki (myUHN, Selina on Twitter) discuss the #OpenNotes (twitter, web) movement promoting patient ownership & access to their health data.

  • Patient Critical Co-op Podcast — Shanon McQuitty: Social Media Saved My Life

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    Shanon McQuitty describes how, after her diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis, she found a lifeline on social media. Now a Patient Advisory Board member at the Arthritis Research Canada, Shanon works in patient advocacy to help others.

  • Reducing prescription errors, fraud, and opioid abuse with PrescribeIT

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    Prescription drug abuse is now a leading public health and safety concern in Canada. That's why handwritten prescriptions or faxes of them not only are archaic, but are potentially dangerous

  • Remote Patient Monitoring: Less ER, More Peace-of-mind

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    Three years after the release of a pan-Canadian study about Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) commissioned by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway), Nancy Huyck from Dorchester Ontario credits the innovation with keeping her away from the emergency room (ER).

  • Tele-health services support children province-wide

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    When a 10-year-old girl arrived febrile, lethargic and coughing up blood at R.W. Large Memorial Hospital in Bella Bella recently, it’s unlikely her parents knew about the recent expansion of tele-health service connections to BC Children’s Hospital.

  • TeleStroke allows faster, better treatment

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    Program on track to handle 120 calls this fiscal year, doctor says.

  • The Power of Digital Health: How technology is enhancing the patient experience

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    Across Canada, digital health is transforming the way people receive health care. Digital tools and apps are changing how patients and physicians interact.

  • Women Leaders in Digital Health Award

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    View the top 10 2017 Women Leaders in Digital Health Award winners.

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