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  • HCLDR Tweet Chat Transcript: Connecting for Health

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    16 November 2017

    Read the transcript from the November 14, 2017 tweet chat on how Canadians are using mobile health to track and take charge of their health and wellbeing.

  • How Digital Health is Making a Difference in 3 Care Settings

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    Each year, technological advances make healthcare delivery more convenient and efficient. Innovation makes medical information more accessible for health professionals, as well as patients and their families.

  • TeleStroke allows faster, better treatment

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

  • Digital Health Week runs November 13 to 19!

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    So what's it all about? It's an annual event that recognizes how healthcare is going digital and how to embrace it.

  • 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.

  • Digital Health Week 2017: Virtual visits means better, more equitable access to healthcare

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    eCE Director Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia discusses the benefits of virtual visit in this blog post.

  • 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).

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

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    Patient Advocate Liz Salmi (TheLizArmy.com, 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.

  • 4 Benefits of Interoperability in Healthcare

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    When it comes to digital health, few terms are as buzzy as “interoperability”. It’s an awkward word to say, but what does interoperability actually mean?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Digital Health Week 2017: Electronic health record improves access to information

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    In this blog post, connecting South West Ontario (cSWO) Program Manager Karen Keith discusses using electronic health records to improve access to information.

  • Women Leaders in Digital Health Award

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

  • Blog Post: Digital Health Week Brings a Welcome Focus on Tech in Healthcare

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    Orion Health chief medical officer Dr. Chris Hobson shares examples of ways in which poor care coordination causes inefficient and ineffective care, and why IT is an essential part of the solution.

  • Patient Critical Co-op Podcast — Aidan Scott: #mhealth and #mentalhealth

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    Patient Critical talks to Aidan Scott, Founder of speakbox.ca (in development), about the role of digital health, the importance of proactive healthcare & early interventions.

  • Patient Critical Co-op Podcast — Dr Dan Pepe: Evaluating Online Resources

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    Listen to TeachandLearnFM ‘s founder and editor Dr. Dan Pepe discuss evaluating digital health and creating informed patients.

  • Patient Critical Co-op Podcast — J Tyler Moss: Owning & Accessing #HealthData

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    J Tyler Moss is a patient, researcher & participant in Saskatchewan’s CHIP pilot. We discuss the value of patient access to labs, prescriptions, hospital & acute care visits, as well as empowering patients to add personal health information, set...


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