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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Judith’s Story: Becoming a Partner in Your Care

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    Learn how private and secure electronic access to her health information empowered Judith and her family during her battle with cancer.

  • Dr. Alex Summers’s Story: Making Informed Decisions

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    Dr. Alex Summers uses electronic medical records in the emergency department, allowing him to more efficiently communicate with colleagues and keep track of patients’ care.

  • Denice's Story: Connecting with an Online Community

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    Watch Denice discuss the online support that she received after the death of her teenage son, and how using digital health tools has had a positive impact on her overall health and wellness.

  • Cheryl's Story: Collaboration between Care Teams

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    Learn how Cheryl, a mother with a young daughter with special needs, makes her visits with health care providers more efficient through the use of electronic health records. Digital health enables the multiple health care providers to see a...

  • Anna's Story: Treating Patients Who Can’t Advocate for Themselves

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    As an EMS worker with Toronto Paramedic Services, Anna believes MedicAlert Digital Health Records are important because they give her access to the most pertinent information when patients aren’t able to properly communicate for themselves.

  • 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 Niagara Health System

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    ClinicalConnect is a secure, web-based portal that connects physicians and clinicians with their patients’ health information from all acute care hospitals, CCACs and Regional Cancer Programs in South West Ontario, plus select provincial repositories....

  • Digital Health at Work at Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

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    CHEO is improving patient care by using digital health.

  • Digital Health at Work at Group Health Centre

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    Group Health Centre is improving patient care by using digital health.

  • Trevor’s Story: Streamlining Communication

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    My father was diagnosed with a terminal multiforme glioblastoma tumour in April of 2012. The diagnosing, hospital visits, chemotherapy, radiation, MRIs and all other tests were overwhelming in the beginning. So much information was being thrown our way...

  • Kathy’s Story: Becoming Engaged in Your Care

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    I became an ardent fan of health IT earlier this year. I believe a routine mammogram saved my life. With no family history of cancer, I was shocked when I was told that the radiologist saw something on the mammogram. I felt like I was hit by a bus. I...

  • 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...


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