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  • Role of COACH and key issues, challenges for moving electronic health record forward

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    Don Newsham, chief executive officer of Canada’s Health Informatics Association talks about his organization’s role and the key issues and challenges for moving Canada’s EHR initiative forward.

  • Health information solutions are helping to transform health care in Canada

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    Watch this short video to hear experiences and perspectives of patients, clinicians, and health care administrators on the journey to better care through improved connection and access to health information.

  • 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...

  • Drug Information Systems

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    A drug information system (DIS) enables authorized users to access, manage, share and safeguard patients' medication histories. A DIS can reduce prescription errors resulting in fewer adverse drug events (such as drug-to-drug interactions) and reduced...

  • Infographic: Diagnostic Imaging: Summary of Program Achievements

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    28 November 2017

    Investments in Diagnostic Imaging (DI) have resulted in reduced exam turn-around time, improved productivity for radiologists and the avoidance of thousands of unnecessary patient transfers for additional imaging each year. DI projects have also...

  • 2015: Canada's Next Generation of Health Care (Summary)

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    16 June 2009

    A summary of a report that serves as a roadmap for advancing Canada's healthcare infostructure and forms the strategic framework to guide Infoway's investments and priorities in the years ahead.

  • 2015: Canada's Next Generation of Health Care (Full)

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    15 June 2009

    A comprehensive report that serves as a roadmap for Canada's healthcare infostructure and forms the strategic framework to guide Infoway's investments and priorities in the years ahead.

  • Electronic Medical Record System Brings Improved Health Care to the Northwest Territories

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    Dr. Ewan Affleck of the Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority talks about the benefits of the EMR system for health care providers as well as for patients, and how it is helping to improve the delivery of health care in the Northwest...

  • Saskatchewan’s electronic health record is helping clinicians improve patient care

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    Thousands of authorized health care providers in Saskatchewan have secure online access to their patients’ medical information. Learn why one Saskatchewan physician wouldn't dream of going back to paper.

  • Greg’s Story: Digital Health and Continuity of Patient Care

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    Greg Price was a young man from Alberta who died in 2012 after spending much of the previous year navigating a disconnected health care system. His care providers had good intentions, but there were multiple breaks in communication that caused...

  • Understanding EHRs, EMRs and PHRs

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    Electronic health records (EHRs), electronic medical records (EMRs) and personal health records (PHRs) are similar terms but have different definitions and distinct purposes. At Canada Health Infoway, the terms are defined as follows: Electronic Health...

  • EHR Privacy and Security Architecture (Full)

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    15 June 2005

    Infoway's Electronic Health Record (EHR) Privacy and Security conceptual Architecture (PSA) helps ensure that future interoperable EHR systems will comply with federal/provincial/territorial, as well as cross-jurisdictional Privacy and Security (P&S)...

  • EHR Privacy and Security Architecture (Summary)

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    16 June 2005

    Infoway's Electronic Health Record (EHR) Privacy and Security conceptual Architecture (PSA) helps ensure that future interoperable EHR systems will comply with federal/provincial/territorial, as well as cross-jurisdictional Privacy and Security (P&S)...

  • EHR Privacy and Security Requirements

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    07 February 2005

    This document identifies the privacy and security (P&S) requirements that an interoperable electronic health record (EHR) must meet in order to fully protect the privacy of patient/persons and maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of...

  • A "Conceptual" Privacy Impact Assessment of the EHRS Blueprint Version 2

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    14 April 2014

    This report is part of Canada Health Infoway's efforts to ensure that privacy is integral in the development of the pan-Canadian EHR blueprint.

  • Multi-Device Mobile Access to Regional EHR Project

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    14 March 2016

    Recent studies indicate the increasing trend of smart phone and tablet use by healthcare providers (HCPs) as a tool to augment practice. It is a natural progression for a regional electronic health record (EHR) to be accessible with a mobile device....

  • EHRS-Blueprint (v2) (Full)

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    15 April 2006

    The Electronic Health Record Solution (EHRS) Blueprint is a technology framework that is helping to guide the sustainable development of interoperable Electronic Health Record systems across Canada. Full report includes covering letter from Canada...

  • An EHRS Blueprint (v2) Fact Sheet

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    15 June 2009

    EHRS Blueprint (v2) at a glance. This two-page fact sheet provides a quick overview.

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