Wendy’s Story: Living Well with Telehomecare (Remote Patient Monitoring)
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)
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
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.
Dr. Dylan Blacquiere’s Story: Making the Health Care System Accessible
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. Ewan Affleck’s Story: Doctors Working to Improve the Health of Canadians
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,...
Marie-France’s Story: Confidence with Remote Patient Care
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...
Innovation can be a small change that simplifies everyday tasks or it can be a big change that completely transforms the way we do something. It’s defined by the Council of Canadian Academies as “new or better ways of doing valued things,” and...
Infographic: Report on Digital Health: The economics of digital health
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Infographic showing statistics and testimonials about Canada's growing domestic health IT sector, and how investments in digital health are providing value to patients, the health care system and Canada's economy.
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.
From bar codes that ensure patients get the correct medication to clinical decision support tools to hospital information systems, digital health is an integral part of Canadian hospitals. It helps provide authorized staff with timely information about...
Telehomecare for chronic conditions: Living well at home
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Telehomecare helps patients manage chronic disease by bringing care right into their homes. This video from Ontario Telemedicine Network shows how telehomecare keeps these patients out of the hospital and emergency room, and helps them live their best...
Comfort can be derived from being at home among loved ones and familiar surroundings. It seems only natural that Canadians would want to be able to enjoy the comforts and benefits of home during their health care journey