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Electronic Medical Record

  • The Emerging Benefits of EMR Use in Ambulatory Care in Canada – Summary Deck

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    27 April 2016

    The Emerging Benefits of EMR Use in Ambulatory Care in Canada is an Infoway commissioned pan-Canadian study to determine the current and emerging benefits of EMR us in ambulatory care. The study reveals that EMR use in this setting is advancing patient...

  • Electronic Medical Records

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    An electronic medical record (EMR) is a computer-based patient record specific to a single clinical practice, such as a family health team or group practice. In clinical settings where there are a number of doctors, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and...

  • Benefits of EMRs

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    Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) provide health care teams with a more complete picture of their patients' health and can improve communication among members of the care team, as well as between them and their patients. According to a pan-Canadian...

  • Central Hastings Family Health Team, Madoc, Ontario

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    22 May 2014

    The Central Hastings Family Health Team has demonstrated clinical excellence in the prevention and management of patients with diabetes. Their electronic medical record has been instrumental in their success, as it enables clinical decision support at...

  • Improves Efficiency and Avoids Duplication

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    Having the ability to access and exchange comprehensive patient electronic health information between providers improves efficiency and reduces unnecessary tests and procedures. In this video, see how clinicians and patients in British Columbia are...

  • Ambulatory EMRs Increase Clinic Efficiency, Enabling Clinics to See More Patients

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    Posted on May 17, 2016 by Chad Leaver When you visit a specialist at a hospital clinic for the day, you’re probably there because you received a referral from your family doctor. Or, perhaps you are following up from a recent in-hospital stay, or...

  • Environmental Scan: Processes to Enable Adolescent Access to Personal Health Records

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    02 June 2016

    This document focuses on the findings of an environmental scan, including a literature review and key informant interviews, conducted to better understand how jurisdictions within Canada, other countries, organizations and associations manage or...

  • Environmental Scan: Statutory Provisions Relating to Rights of Minors

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    02 June 2016

    This document provides selected statutory provisions by jurisdiction related to rights of minors in health information, health care and social services issues. This document is available in English only.

  • Pandora’s Box? Adolescent Access to Digital Health Records Research Summary

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    16 August 2016

    This document summarizes the results of a research project that consisted of an environmental scan and literature review, a Pan-Canadian survey and focus groups, and a privacy legal framework review to better understand adult and adolescent perceptions...

  • e-Prescribing Facilitates Patient Safety and Better Health Outcomes

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    Posted on May 24, 2016 by Bobbi Reinholdt Canadian pharmacists fill 600 million prescriptions each year, and 44 per cent of those are handwritten. That’s a lot of potentially illegible prescriptions and it’s just one reason why it’s time for an...

  • Environmental Scan: Statutory Provisions Relating to Rights of Minors – Summary Table

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    02 June 2016

    This document provides selected statutory provisions by province relating to rights of minors in health information, health care and social services issues in a summarized table format. This document is available in English only.

  • Group Health Centre Ambulatory – EMR/HIS Connect Benefits Evaluation Final Report

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    14 March 2016

    The Group Health Centre (GHC) is multi-specialty, multi-disciplinary ambulatory care facility with diagnostic services located in northern Ontario. GHC’s implementation of a new EMR solution sought to enable increased clinical efficiency and...

  • Pandora’s Box is Open: Mature Minors’ Access to their Health Information

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    Thursday, September 15, 2016 Every individual has a right to their personal health information. This includes mature minors, or adolescents – those under the age of majority. As the use of digital health technology expands across Canada, a focus on the...

  • Taking an Important Step towards Medication Safety with e-Prescribing

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    Posted on August 17, 2016 by Bobbi Reinholdt There are many factors to be concerned about when it comes to the safe use of prescription medications. For example, 39 per cent of Canadians aged 55+ take four or more medications.And Canada is now the...

  • 2016 in Review for PrescribeIT

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    Posted on January 19, 2017 by Bobbi Reinholdt 2016 has been a busy year for PrescribeITTM. Since Infoway began working on a multi-jurisdiction e-prescribing solution, we’ve had more than 150 meetings with key stakeholder groups, including...

  • Provisions Relating To Minors in Provincial and Territorial Health Information Privacy and Health Care Consent Statutes

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    02 June 2016

    This report provides information and an overview of the current landscape and legal framework in Canada regarding access to personal health information as it relates to minors. This document is available in English only. Also see: Environmental Scan:...

  • Adolescent e-Access Research Final Report

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    02 June 2016

    This report discusses the results of a research project that consisted of an online Pan-Canadian survey and in-person focus groups to better understand adult and adolescent perceptions on rights of access to health information, willingness to share this...

  • Patient Access

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    Today, 80 per cent of Canadians want access to their health records and other digital health solutions. Infoway regularly commissions research, surveys and focus groups to better understand the areas of patient access that need attention. This research...

  • 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.

  • Benefits Evaluation Framework

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    Infoway worked with a panel of leading researchers to develop a Benefits Evaluation Framework and Strategy to help understand the effects Canada's investments in digital health technologies are having on individuals and the health care system as a...

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