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2015 Digital Health Week: Past Events

Many interactive events took place during Digital Health Week, November 16-22, 2015. View videos and transcripts from our webinars, public forums and tweet chats.

Using Digital Health towards Better Health
This webinar will highlight work that Canada Health Infoway is supporting across the country to improve patient care in the priority areas of Medication Safety at Transitions of Care, e-Prescribing, Immunization and Coordination of Care. It will focus on new approaches to clinician engagement, collaboration and the collaborative development of re-usable technical components. Watch webinar.

Webinar: Data Standardization
Learn about approaches to sharing standard health information in various health care settings from across the country. The session will provide insights from pilot projects and Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) led initiatives that influence adoption and implementation strategies. Watch webinar.

Virtual Care: New Skills for Organizations & Professionals Digital Health Week Webinar
Join COACH CEO Mark Casselman to explore the changing roles of digital health professionals, especially in the virtual care area at this Digital Health Week Webinar. Watch webinar.

Data Impact Challenge Webinar Series
In just eight weeks, The Data Impact Challenge demonstrated the feasibility of a new model for answering health care practice and policy questions quickly and with confidence through multi-source evidence. In this webinar, we delve into one of the submissions on inappropriate prescribing in older adults. Watch webinar.

HCSMCA Tweet Chat: Patients, Providers and the Future of Health Care
Join the Health Care Social Media Canada (HCSMCA) community as we discuss how digital health is changing the patient-provider relationship and enabling patients to be an equal partner in their own care. Follow the #HCSMCA hashtag and add it to all of your tweets to join the conversation. Download the transcript.

Webinar for Health Care Providers: Getting the EHR to Work for You
Did you know that a fully evolved electronic health record (EHR) can enable collaborative, patient-centred care by allowing for timely access and secure sharing of patient information across disciplines and care settings? Join this Registered Nurses of Ontario webinar open to all health care providers to learn more about nursings’ key business and functional requirements for the electronic health record. Watch webinar.

Webinar: Patients, Providers and the Future of Health Care
Canadians, without question, want to be more active members of their own health care team:  80% want access to their health records and other digital health solutions, such as e-booking and e-visits and 96% think it's important the health care system make use of digital health tools and capabilities. Join us for this informative webinar that looks at patient-focused innovation in health care, patient engagement & empowerment and the latest research on Canadians’ intentions and behaviours regarding digital health. Watch webinar.

eHITS Public Forum: Get connected to better your health
The eHITS Public Forum is your interactive opportunity to learn more about how digital health technology is being used in British Columbia by patients and health care providers. Attendees can join in person, via webcast or virtually through the #eHITSbc hashtag. Watch webinar.



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