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  • The Benefits of e-Prescribing

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    e-Prescribing is the secure electronic transmission of a prescription from a prescriber to a patient’s pharmacy. Canada Health Infoway is developing a secure, patient directed electronic end-to-end e-prescribing solution called PrescribeIT.

  • Innovation in Health Care

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    Learn how innovations in health care are working to improve your life.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Isabelle’s Story: e-Booking Medical Appointments

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    As a busy mom with a full-time job, Isabelle appreciates being able to book appointments online, allowing her faster access to a physician.

  • Cathy's Story: Co-ordinating Care

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    Hear from Cathy who uses a variety of digital health tools to help proactively manage her care, and the care for her family.

  • Brian's Story: Convenience

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    Digital health benefits Brian by providing convenient access through electronic prescription renewals, but also allowing him to feel more engaged in his care.

  • Brian's Story: e-Prescribing

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    Digital health facilitates communications between his doctor and pharmacist and means more convenience for him.

  • e-Visits. Where the Only Thing You’ll Catch is Your Doctor.

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    Sometimes a patient only has a quick question or needs a prescription renewal that does not require and in-person visit with their doctor. e-Visits enable them to skip the doctor’s office when a face-to-face visit isn’t required. Our ad explores the...

  • More Health Appointments Can Be Booked Online, On Your Time

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    e-Booking gives patients the ability to book their own medical appointments online, on their own time and perhaps even give them e-reminders. Our ad explores the benefits of e-booking. Learn more by viewing the real-life story that inspired it: Aaron’s...

  • 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: 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.

  • Innovation in Health Care

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    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...


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