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Telehealth

  • Access for Rural and Remote Communities

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    Telehealth connects patients in remote and rural communities to care through videoconferencing and other technology, reducing the need to travel. As a result, patients are able to gain timely access to care closer to home, saving them hours of travel....

  • Allison’s Story: Support for Parents

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    In 2007 my daughter was diagnosed with autism. Every day is a challenge for her and also for me as her parent and primary caregiver. Health information technology has had a huge impact on us. For autism caregivers, today’s digital health platforms can...

  • Benefits of Digital Health

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    Digital health helps deliver better access to care, better quality of care and more efficient care, for patients and clinicians. It provides better access to care through solutions such as telehealth and remote patient monitoring.

  • Blog Post: Bridging Distances through Telehealth

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    Geography doesn’t have to be a factor anymore in the level of care a patient receives, and that’s both good for patients and the health care system.

  • Blog Post: Home Is Where the Care Is

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    Comfort can be derived from being at home among loved ones and familiar surroundings. It seems only natural that Canadians would want to be able to enjoy the comforts and benefits of home during their health care journey

  • Blog Post: Remote Patient Care = Fewer Hospital Stays

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    Remote patient care (RPC) means patients can stay connected with their health care team while at home and that care teams can be alerted to a change in a patient’s condition before it becomes serious.

  • Blog Post: Remote Patient Monitoring Could Improve the Quality of Life for Patients

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    Although Canada’s health care system faces many challenges ahead, there is also tremendous innovation happening that is transforming the way health care is delivered.

  • Blog Post: Telehealth Saves Dr. Picard’s Patients from Hours of Travel

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    Dr. Léo Picard’s patients have to deal with pain and mobility issues — this is why he uses videoconferencing solution to have virtual visits with his patients.

  • Blog Post: Telemedicine: Transforming Our Health Care System, Transforming Lives

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    Telehomecare is empowering patients to take control of their own health through health coaching and by equipping them with self-monitoring tools. It’s keeping patients out of the hospital, and living well at home.

  • 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...

  • Dr. Dylan Blacquiere’s Story: Making the Health Care System Accessible

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    As a stroke neurologist, digital health has allowed Dr. Dylan Blacquiere to offer the same kind of expertise to patients who live in remote communities as he could to those in his local hospital. Providing expertise to remote patients allows them to...

  • Dr. Leo Picard’s Story: Connecting with Patient Remotely

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    Dr. Leo Picard, a rheumatologist in Moncton, New Brunswick, implemented video consulting in his practice in order to provide timely care and follow-up consultations to his patients in remote areas.

  • Dr. Matthew Chow’s Story: Access to Care through Telepsychiatry

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    Public investments in digital health have quite literally made my career as an e-Health leader. When I started my medical training, something as simple as video chatting was choppy and more of a gimmick than an effective communication tool. I entered...

  • Gerald’s Story: Improving Quality of Life through Telehomecare

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    In 2012, I was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe due to poor air flow. My mother had been previously diagnosed with COPD, and so I was unfortunately familiar with the...

  • Heather's Story: Accessing Care in a Remote Community

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    Watch how Heather and her son Nicky are connecting with specialized medical care hundreds of kilometres away through videoconferencing.

  • Infographic: Report on Digital Health: The economics of digital health

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    Infographic showing statistics and testimonials about Canada's growing domestic health IT sector, and how investments in digital health are providing value to patients, the health care system and Canada's economy.

  • Innovation in Health Care

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    Innovation can be a small change that simplifies everyday tasks or it can be a big change that completely transforms the way we do something. It’s defined by the Council of Canadian Academies as “new or better ways of doing valued things,” and...

  • Marie-France’s Story: Confidence with Remote Patient Care

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    Marie-France is able to connect with health care team for regular monitoring, without the need for travel through remote patient care digital health services. It helps her and her family confidently manage her complex chronic condition, and has avoided...

  • Progress in Canada

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    Canada has made tremendous progress over the past 10-plus years in increasing the availability and use of digital health solutions.

  • Reducing Hospital Visits with Remote Patient Care

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    Remote Patient Care (RPC) enables patients and their health care providers to be connected with technology. Learn more about how RPC is changing the way health care is delivered in Canada.

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