Shared Health Records: Quicker, Easier Access to Patient Information
If you can get the right information at the right time, patients are safer. That’s the message Dr. Tunji Fatoye, unit director at Seven Oaks Hospital’s Kildonan Medical Centre delivers as he discusses eChart Manitoba – a secure electronic system that gives authorized health care providers access to key patient information in a timely and secure manner.
My Health Matters: Information and Tools for Albertans
Canadians want to be informed and involved when it comes to their health. Patient portals, such as myhealth.alberta.ca, are providing residents with access to credible online health care information, tools and wellness tips. Karla Vermeer,...
For patients needing emergency care, it can be difficult for them, or their caregivers to give an accurate medical history. Electronic health records give providers instant access to a patient's health information when they need it the most.
A comprehensive electronic health record means patient information is brought together, making it an invaluable tool for the care teams to better manage patients like George Roper who suffers from chronic conditions.
A comprehensive overview of our work and the progress we and our jurisdictional partners are making towards the completion of electronic health record systems throughout Canada. This year's report is entitled The e-volution of health care: Making a...