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Patient Empowerment

  • Alexa's Story: Working in Partnership with Your Health Provider

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    Alexa uses digital health to manage her health in partnership with her health care team. Digital health enables her to not only see her health information, but to enter her own data. Find out more about her story.

  • Infographic: Report on Digital Health: Canadians embracing digital health

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    18 November 2015

    Infographic showing statistics and testimonials about how Canadians are using technology and digital health tools to improve their health and health care. See also: Infographic: Report on Digital Health: Clinicians embracing digital health Infographic:...

  • Better Communication Means Safer Care

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    Posted on October 22, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney Between 9,000 and 24,000 people die each year from preventable adverse events in hospitals. This is a startling stat and one we should keep top of mind as we approach Canadian Patient Safety Week , from...

  • Better Health Together: A Citizen’s Perspective

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    Posted on July 24, 2017 by Kerri MacKay Stories are rarely created alone — and neither is change. In March, Infoway brought together health care change makers from across Canada to share our stories and experiences about digital health within our own...

  • Defining Empowerment and Supporting Engagement: Saskatchewan Patients and the eHealth Saskatchewan Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP)

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    10 November 2017

    This research study was designed to explore the views of Saskatchewan citizens who took part in the eHealth Saskatchewan Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) Pilot project. The study explored the portal use of citizens and the subsequent influence...

  • eHealth Saskatchewan Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) White Paper

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    10 November 2017

    This paper discusses the demonstrated value from citizen access to their health information during the pilot phase of Saskatchewan’s Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP). Citizens expressed a positive experience with CHIP through a mixed-method...

  • Patient Advisor: Reflections on Partnership Conference

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    Posted on December 7, 2017 by Darlene Gallant I first became involved in patient/health advocacy when I became an accidental advocate for my brother, who was dying from cancer. Following this, I was an advocate for my father when he was dying from...

  • Have and Have Not: Exploring the Gap Between Patient Online Services Canadians Want and What they Have

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    November 14, 2014 The use of consumer health solutions is growing every day but how ready are we for change? In this webinar, we discussed the progress of consumer health solutions, enablers and barriers to change, and what Canada Health Infoway is...

  • Telehealth

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    Telehealth helps bring care closer to home for Canadians by linking patients with their health care team when they are not in the same location, often using videoconferencing. Available in every province and territory, services may be tailored to...

  • The Citizens’ Vision for Better Health through Digital Solutions

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    26 May 2017

    The Citizens’ Vision for Better Health through Digital Solutions was developed as part of the Better Health Together Workshop. This session, held in March 2017, brought together 34 citizen participants from across Canada. Together, they learned from...

  • Better Health Together Workshop: The Citizens’ Vision for Better Health through Digital Solutions

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    26 May 2017

    This document is an output from the Better Health Together Workshop, held in March 2017, which brought together 34 citizen participants from across Canada. By partaking in a series of collaborative activities and expert presentations, the participants...

  • Backgrounder - Positive Patient Experience Yields Health Care Benefits

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    09 March 2017

    Infoway has co-invested with the provinces and territories and other partners in more than 400 digital health projects, including consumer health solution projects.

  • The Importance of Being an Engaged Patient

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    Digital health tools and services are helping Canadians become more active participants in their health care, and enabling them to have better interactions with their care teams. In this video, five Canadians talk about why it’s important for patients...

  • Infographic: Connecting Patients for Better Health: 2016

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    25 October 2016

    The 2016 Connecting Patients for Better Health report summarizes digital health perspectives of more than 6,000 adult Canadians collected over three years from four public opinion surveys. View the infographic to learn about Canadians’ perspectives and...

  • Connecting Patients for Better Health: 2016

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    We live in a digital age and Canada’s health care system becomes more digital every day. Learn why Canadians believe it’s important to take full advantage of digital health services.

  • Keynote: Ontario’s Digital Health Strategy

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    22 November 2016

    Dr. Robert Bell, Deputy Minister of Health & Long-Term Care, Ontario In support of the health system transformation described in Ontario’s Patients First: Action Plan for Health Care, the Patients First: Digital Health Strategy was developed to advance...

  • Virtual Visits in British Columbia: 2015 Patient Survey and Physician Interview Study

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    25 July 2016

    Infoway led this research study to examine virtual visits in British Columbia. These are the results of a patient survey and in-depth interviews with primary care physicians and describe the value for patients and the perceptions of family physicians...

  • Impacts of Direct Patient Access to Laboratory Results – Final Report

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    05 August 2015

    This study examines the impact of providing patients with direct access to their lab results as soon as they are available. The findings include improved satisfaction, more timely access, no increase in anxiety, and fewer calls to physician offices....

  • Nova Scotia Personal Health Record Demonstration Project - Benefits Evaluation Report

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    08 August 2014

    The Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness undertook a two-year demonstration project to introduce a Personal Health Record (PHR) to the provincial health care system by implementing the RelayHealth PHR solution within the Capital Health...

  • Telehealth

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    Telehealth helps bring care closer to home for Canadians by linking patients with their health care team when they are not in the same location, often using videoconferencing. Available in every province and territory, services may be tailored to...

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