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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. Marie-Andrée Fortin's Story: Confidence and Collaboration

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    Listen to the experience of Dr. Marie-Andrée Fortin, the head of the radio-oncology department at the Centre intégré de cancérologie de Laval (CICL), on how the clinic's implementation of digital health tools are improving the patient-provider...

  • 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-Anne's Story: Becoming an Informed Patient

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    The ability to access her health record helped Cheryl-Anne become a full, participating and engaged patient and helped her reduce her anxiety in her battle against cancer.

  • Sara and Marcus’ Story

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    Marcus has type 1 diabetes and his mother Sara uses a digital health app to track his progress and send the information to his care team. Our ad explores the importance of health apps in empowering patients. Learn more about the real-life story that...

  • National Post: Canadian Patients are Being Empowered by Digital Health Records

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    Stella Ducklow has seen major changes in health-care delivery and patient care since she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder as a teenager.

  • 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...

  • Tracie’s Story: Gaining Support through an Online Community

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    On July 15th, 2012 I lost my partner of 23 years to bladder cancer on what was to be our wedding day. The following day my mom, the other closest person in my life was hospitalized and I lost her less than two months later. With few family members or...

  • Sheilagh’s Story: Continuity of Care

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    I was diagnosed with breast cancer a year ago. The computerized process used in my treatment, rather than feeling cold and impersonal, resulted in empathetic care. I swiped a card and filled out a questionnaire at the beginning of every visit. As a...

  • 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...

  • Managing Chronic Conditions through Digital Health

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    For those with chronic conditions such as diabetes, digital health can make day-to-day monitoring and tracking easier. Electronic portals and apps enable patients to be a more active part of their care team and to track their condition more closely....


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