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Patient Empowerment

  • Digital Health Week

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    Digital Health Week (November 12-18, 2018) is an annual celebration and recognition of how digital health is transforming the delivery of care across the country as more and more of our health care system becomes digital. We are proud to be working with...

  • Digital Health Week 2016: A Conversation with Canadians

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    During Digital Health Week 2016 (November 14-20), Canadians joined the Better Health Together community of Supporting Organizations for a conversation about digital health. Throughout the week, clinicians, patients, caregivers, governments, associations...

  • Digital Health Week old

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  • From Paper to Digital: Childhood Immunization Records

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    The Panorama public health surveillance tool has given Holly Tronson, from Westbank First Nation in British Columbia, the reassurance of knowing that her children's immunization records are available digitally and can be retrieved easily and quickly by...

  • Get Your Lab Results Online, Anytime, with Digital Health

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    With online access to your lab results, you can access you results anytime, and consult them whenever you need to. Our ad explores the benefits of being able to access your lab results online. Learn more by viewing the real-life story that inspired it:...

  • Greg’s Story: Digital Health and Continuity of Patient Care

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    Greg Price was a young man from Alberta who died in 2012 after spending much of the previous year navigating a disconnected health care system. His care providers had good intentions, but there were multiple breaks in communication that caused...

  • HCSMCA Tweet Chat: Patients, Providers and the Future of Health Care

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    19 November 2015

    Missed the tweet chat? Read the transcript of the Health Care Social Media Canada (HCSMCA) community's discussion how digital health is changing the patient-provider relationship and enabling patients to be an equal partner in their own care.

  • Heather's Story: Managing Gestational Diabetes Remotely

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    Meet Heather from Montreal, Quebec, who was part of an Infoway-funded telehomecare project that not only enabled her to take on a more active role in the management of her gestational diabetes, it allowed her to do so remotely, which meant fewer medical...

  • Infographic: Report on Digital Health: Canadians embracing digital health

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    Infographic showing statistics and testimonials about how Canadians are using technology and digital health tools to improve their health and health care.

  • Infographic: The Value of e-Booking

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    The following resources on the value of e-booking are available to assist clinicians and practices in their planning, implementation and sustained use of e-booking or other consumer health solutions.

  • Judith’s Story: Becoming a Partner in Your Care

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    Learn how private and secure electronic access to her health information empowered Judith and her family during her battle with cancer.

  • Kathy’s Story: Becoming Engaged in Your Care

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    I became an ardent fan of health IT earlier this year. I believe a routine mammogram saved my life. With no family history of cancer, I was shocked when I was told that the radiologist saw something on the mammogram. I felt like I was hit by a bus. I...

  • Kevin’s Story: Empowerment through Patient Portals

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    From my first breath, to my childhood bout with pneumonia, to a brain scan while working in Japan, to regular check-ups back here in Vancouver, I've had many medical tests done on me all my life. The sad thing is nearly all my medical history has been...

  • Managing Chronic Conditions

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    For those with chronic conditions such as diabetes, digital health can make day-to-day monitoring and tracking easier. Electronic portals and apps enable patients to be a more active part of their care team and to track their condition more closely....

  • Monique’s Story: Improving the Quality of Life

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    Hear how Monique's cancer treatment was made easier through her clinic's use of digital health.

  • Report on Digital Health: Canadians Embracing Digital Health

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    National Post — Technology has permeated every aspect of Canadians’ lives. And they want the same convenience in their health care through access to digital health solutions.

  • 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...

  • The Citizens’ Vision for Better Health through Digital Solutions

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    05 June 2017

    The Citizens’ Vision for Better Health through Digital Solutions was developed as part of the Better Health Together Workshop. This session, held in March 2017, brought together 34 citizen participants from across Canada. Together, they learned from...

  • Toni's Story: Digital Access to Health Information Saves Time

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    Meet Toni, a busy mom from Duncan, British Columbia, who accesses her family’s medical information securely online through the Closing the Circle of Care project, which provides patients with digital access to their health information, while honouring...

  • 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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