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