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  • Blog Post: Has Anyone Asked the Patient?

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    Patients’ needs are as important as clinicians’ needs when it comes to digital health, so the question remains, has anyone asked patients what they want. The answer is, “YES!”

  • Blog Post: There’s a New Normal for Congestive Heart Failure Patients: Fewer Hospital & ED Admissions

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    Those suffering from congestive heart failure (CHF) and other chronic conditions can now be truly empowered by receiving individualized care and just in time education in their own home, which leads to a significant reduction in hospital and emergency...

  • Blog Post: Top 10 Reasons for Digital Health

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    Digital health solutions can be used to book a medical appointment, request a prescription renewal, view health information or consult with a doctor, online. These new technologies are modernizing the health system and making Canadians and their...

  • Blog Post: A Look Back at Digital Health Week

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    Thanks to all who participated in Digital Health Week (Nov. 14-20)! The event was very successful in sparking conversations with Canadians about how digital health is empowering them in moving from patients to partners in their care. Collectively we...

  • Blog Post: Nova Scotia Online Patient Portal Leading the Way

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    MyHealthNS is a secure online patient portal that enables patients and doctors in Nova Scotia to share information, including routine test results.

  • Blog Post: Simplicity, Ubiquity and Affordability Key to Consumer Health Innovation

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    When looking for consumer health solutions, policymakers should put simplicity, ubiquity and affordability at the top of their checklist.

  • Blog Post: Taking an Important Step towards Medication Safety with e-Prescribing

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    Canada is now the second largest consumer of prescription opioids in the world. Learn why e-prescribing is an important step towards medication safety.

  • Blog Post: e-Visits: A natural evolution of the doctor’s visit?

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    The technology to have e-visits with patients clearly exits, so what’s holding things up? This blog post examines some of the challenges.

  • Blog Post: Infoway’s Patient Engagement Framework Helps Us Connect with Patients and Consumers

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    Digital health technologies have the potential to transform the patient experience and improve patient outcomes — but to do so, they need to be designed with the patient in mind. This is why engaging with consumers and patients is a vital part of what...

  • Blog Post: eRx Facilitates Safer Care, Better Health Outcomes

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    The simple act of replacing a paper or faxed prescription with an electronic prescription that arrives at the pharmacy before you do comes with many benefits, including improved patient safety and better health outcomes.

  • 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: Is it Time for a Digital Injection?

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    One-third of parents aren’t fully confident they can provide complete, accurate immunization records. Infoway research explores parents’ perspectives managing their children’s immunization records.

  • Blog Post: Talking to Your Patient About Digital Health

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    As physicians, we can harness our knowledge of digital health technologies to give patients a framework for understanding how their health information is currently managed, and crucially, how patients can manage it themselves.

  • Blog Post: The Economics of Digital Health

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    Digital health can benefit the Canadian economy by creating efficiencies in the health system, increasing productivity and creating jobs in the Canadian information and communications technology (ICT) sector.

  • Blog Post: Canadians are Embracing Digital Health

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    Canadians are no strangers to the virtual world, with a Canadian user visiting an average of 3,731 pages every month. It's no surprise, then that Canadians also head online for health information, and, in fact, 72 per cent of family physicians refer...

  • Blog Post: Clinicians-in-Training Program Prepares Pharmacists for Digital Environments

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    As an educator and the Executive Director of the Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada (AFPC) – the national voice for academic pharmacy in Canada — I have been able to experience the ongoing growth of digital health innovation in education,...

  • Blog Post: Can a Simple App Improve the Patient-Provider Relationship?

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    For anyone managing a chronic or life threatening condition, the value of investing time and effort in managing and understanding their health information is clear – poor or incomplete data can have a significant negative effect on their health. But the...

  • 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.

  • Blog Post: Nursing Faculty Peer Network Help Advance Understanding of Digital Health

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    Digital health technologies continue to transform the health system and the delivery of nursing care, making it essential for educators to ensure nursing students are exposed to digital health.

  • Blog Post: Paper Examines Gap Between Desire for and Use of Digital Consumer Health Solution

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    Eight in ten Canadians want online access to their personal health information. Four per cent have it. We took those statistics as our starting point for investigating the current use of consumer health solutions, as well as enablers and barriers to...


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