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Emergency Situations

  • Anna's Story: Treating Patients Who Can’t Advocate for Themselves

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    As an EMS worker with Toronto Paramedic Services, Anna believes MedicAlert Digital Health Records are important because they give her access to the most pertinent information when patients aren’t able to properly communicate for themselves.

  • Blog Post: EMRs Can Save You from Constantly Repeating your Medical History

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    It has sometimes felt as though the onus for remembering quality information concerning my health was singularly on me. This responsibility is well and good when I’m an active and able patient, but what happens if I am unable to advocate for myself?

  • 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...

  • Diagnosis and Treatment

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    Electronic health records (EHRs) can help your health care provider make a timelier and better informed diagnosis by having easy access to a comprehensive picture of your health history. Think Digital Health isn’t Making a Difference? Think Again....

  • Digital Health at Work in Canadian Hospitals

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    From bar codes that ensure patients get the correct medication to clinical decision support tools to hospital information systems, digital health is an integral part of Canadian hospitals. It helps provide authorized staff with timely information about...

  • Digital Health at Work in Niagara Health System

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    ClinicalConnect is a secure, web-based portal that connects physicians and clinicians with their patients’ health information from all acute care hospitals, CCACs and Regional Cancer Programs in South West Ontario, plus select provincial repositories....

  • Digital Health Records Speak for You, When You Can't

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    Digital health records enable first responders and emergency department staff to better understand your unique medical history and requirements in an emergency situation when you may be unable for advocate for yourself. Our ad explores the importance of...

  • Donna's Story: Faster Care in Emergency Situations

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    Donna first experienced the benefits of digital health when her father was in the emergency room. Learn why Donna credits digital health for her father’s health today.

  • Dr. Alex Summers’s Story: Making Informed Decisions

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    As a resident at St. Michael's Hospital, Dr. Alex Summers uses electronic medical records in the emergency department, allowing him to more efficiently communicate with colleagues, make better informed decisions and keep track of patients’ care.

  • Dr. Kendall Ho's Story: Treatment in Emergency Situations

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    Hear Dr. Kendall Ho give an example of how secure, instant access to a patient's health information in an emergency, provides a comprehensive patient picture that helps health care providers deliver treatment.

  • Judith’s Story: Improving Treatment in Emergency Situations

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    Judith discusses how accessing her health information electronically helped saved her life when she needed emergency medical attention while travelling.

  • Sean’s Story: Providing Targeted Care

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    As an Alberta Health Services paramedic, Sean explains how digital health allows him to provide more targeted care.Learn how having access to MedicAlert Digital Health Records helped Sean give the best care possible to a 17-year-old having a seizure on...

  • The Benefits of Digital Health

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    Digital health helps Canadians access better quality care, more efficiently. Electronic medical records help doctors and nurse practitioners manage patient difficulties, such as chronic diseases, more efficiently and effectively. Electronic health...

  • Treatment in Emergency Situations

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    Timely access to your health information by emergency department staff and first responders who aren’t familiar with your medical history ensures you and your loved ones receive appropriate and informed care in an emergency situation. The ability to...

  • What is Digital Health?

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    How Technology is Transforming Health Care Technology plays an important role in many aspects of our lives. Similar to the way technology has improved banking or the way we connect with family and friends, digital health is changing the delivery of...

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