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  • Wendy’s Story: Living Well with Telehomecare (Remote Patient Monitoring)

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    Wendy is an artist in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan who has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). She says telehomecare (remote patient monitoring) is a “Godsend” that provides people like her with the care and support they need, in their own homes.

  • Dana and Brittany’s Story: The Benefits of Telehomecare (Remote Patient Monitoring)

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    Dana Higgins and Brittany Kachur are nurses in the Saskatoon Health Region’s LiveWell Chronic Disease Management COPD Program who provided care to patients in a remote patient monitoring program, known in some parts of the country as telehomecare. They...

  • Donna Goodridge’s Story: Better Care for Patients with Chronic Diseases

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    Donna Goodridge managed a remote patient monitoring program for the Saskatoon Health Region’s LiveWell Chronic Disease Management COPD Program. She says this telehomecare initiative offers tremendous benefits to patients who have chronic diseases.

  • Darcy Marciniuk’s Story: Improving Patient Care

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    As Medical Director of the Saskatoon Health Region’s LiveWell Chronic Disease Management COPD Program, Dr. Darcy Marciniuk says digital health has tremendous potential to improve patient care.

  • 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.

  • Alexa's Story: Working in Partnership with Your Health Provider

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    Alexa uses digital health to manage her health in partnership with her health care team. Digital health enables her to not only see her health information, but to enter her own data. Find out more about her story.

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

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    Telehealth helps Heather and her son Nicky connect with specialized medical care hundreds of kilometers away through videoconferencing.

  • Monique and Dr Marie-Andrée Fortin’s Story: Improving Efficiency

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    Her doctor’s ability to quickly access her information through her digital health record gives Monique confidence as a patient. For her doctor, it means there is no digging through paper files, increasing efficiency at their practice.

  • Dr. Ewan Affleck’s Story: Doctors Working to Improve the Health of Canadians

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    Doctors are working to improve the health of Canadians. Many are transforming health care at the same time, some in surprising ways. These everyday heroes are leading the way towards health care transformation by innovating for patients. To learn more,...

  • Brian's Story - Heart and Stroke Foundation

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    Brian was in his 40s, active and playing tennis regularly. Then suddenly, he needed emergency triple bypass surgery. After facing heart disease, Brian has changed his attitude, lifestyle and approach to living. Take the Heart and Stroke Foundation's...

  • Sean’s Story: Providing Targeted Care

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    As an Alberta Health Services paramedic, Sean explains how digital health allows him to provide more targeted care.

  • Sara’s Story: Managing Type 1 Diabetes

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    Sara and her son Marcus use digital health to support managing Marcus’ Type 1 diabetes, giving their family peace of mind.

  • 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.

  • Marissa’s Story: Digital Imaging

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    After fracturing her ankle, Marissa benefited from digital imaging that ensured her x-rays were easily accessible by her care team, when they needed them.

  • 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...

  • Kimberly’s Story: Reducing Medication Errors

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    As a community pharmacist, the ability to see her patient’s lab results through an electronic health record helped Kimberly identify the dosage prescribed was too strong for her patient.

  • Karla's Story: Working in Collaboration

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    As a nurse and a patient, Karla feels the impact of digital health every day. Learn how Karla sees digital health as a tool for health care professionals to collaborate and provide the best care possible for Canadians.

  • Karla's Story: Patient Portals

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    As a nurse working with chronic disease patients, Karla explains how electronic portals are enabling patients to be a more active part of their care team.

  • Judith’s Story: Improving Treatment in Emergency Situations

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    Judith discusses how accessing her health information electronically helped saved her life when she needed emergency medical attention while travelling.


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