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  • Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study – Technical Appendix

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    04 April 2018

    The Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study – Technical Appendix complements Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study , revealing the specific methods used to determine findings presented in the...

  • How Connected is Your Health Information?

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    Posted on January 9, 2018 by Sukirtha Tharmalingam What does connected health information mean to you? For me, it means that when I show up at my upcoming medical appointment with my midwife who is managing my pregnancy, she can see my latest lab test...

  • Laboratory Information Systems

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    When a patient is tested at a clinic, hospital or other facility, laboratory information systems enable technicians to enter results into a database that is accessible to authorized users. This allows clinicians to quickly access results and reports,...

  • Diagnostic Imaging Systems

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    Diagnostic imaging (DI) systems enable authorized health care providers to access and view diagnostic images (such as x-rays, ultrasounds, MRIs and CT scans) and associated reports regardless of where they were created. DI systems electronically...

  • Registries

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    Registries (also known as directories or repositories) accurately identify patients and authorized clinicians. As such, they are essential building blocks for electronic health records. Virtually all Canadians and practicing physicians have been...

  • Interoperable EHRs

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    An interoperable electronic health record (iEHR) provides each individual Canadian with a secure and private record of their health history and care within the health system. The record is available to authorized health providers and the individual...

  • Electronic Health Records

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    An electronic health record (EHR) is a secure, integrated collection of a person’s encounters with the health care system; it provides a comprehensive digital view of a patient’s health history. With support from Infoway, each province and territory is...

  • Progress in Canada

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    Canada has made tremendous progress over the past 10-plus years in increasing the availability and use of digital health solutions. Infoway, the provinces and territories, and our other partners have worked together to deploy core systems such as...

  • Benefits of e-Health

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    e-Health, or digital health, helps Canadians access better quality care more efficiently, through solutions and services such as electronic medical records, telehomecare, virtual visits and patient portals. For clinicians, it means more informed...

  • Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study – Infographic

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    04 April 2018

    iEHRs benefit the health care system $1 billion/year. View this infographic to learn more about major findings from our Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study report. See also: Connected Health Information in Canada: A...

  • Webinar: Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study

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    April 4, 2018 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST With investment from Infoway and its partners in electronic health records, clinicians are beginning to have better access to patient information across the health care system continuum. The Infoway pan-Canadian...

  • Canada Health Infoway's 10-year Investment Strategy - Executive Summary

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    16 March 2005

    An overview of a series of reports concerning Infoway's long-term investment strategy. Prefer to go directly to the reports? Volume 1 , Volume 2 , Volume 3 .

  • Canada Health Infoway's 10-year Investment Strategy Vol. 1

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    15 March 2005

    The first of a three-part series. This report deals with quantitative & qualitative benefits.

  • Canada Health Infoway's 10-year Investment Strategy Vol. 3

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    13 March 2005

    The third in a three-part series. This report deals with costs and benefits.

  • Benefits of Digital Health

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    Digital health helps Canadians access better quality care more efficiently, through solutions and services such as electronic medical records, telehomecare, virtual visits and patient portals. For clinicians, it means more informed decision making...

  • Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study

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    04 April 2018

    With investment from Infoway and its partners in electronic health records, clinicians are beginning to have better access to patient information across the health care system continuum. The Infoway pan-Canadian study Connected Health Information in...

  • Myth: Canada Has Spent Billions of Dollars on Digital Health With Nothing to Show For It

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    07 April 2017

    Myth : Canada has spent billions of dollars on digital health with nothing to show for it. Fact: Substantial progress has been made in Canada, with the key components of Canadians’ health records now 93.8% digitized and available electronically. Digital...

  • Myth: There Has Been Little to No Progress in Digital Health in Canada

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    08 May 2017

    Myth: There has been little to no progress in digital health in Canada. Fact: The key components of Canadians’ health records are now 93.8% digitized and available electronically. 73% of family physicians in Canada were using an electronic medical...

  • Adolescent Access to Digital Health Records — Results of an Environmental Scan

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    Posted on October 11, 2016 by Cassie Frazer Have you ever wondered how the “electronic health system” will know who you are and whether or not you have the right to access your personal health information (PHI)? Depending on one’s age, the answers to...

  • What Canadians Think about Adolescents Accessing their Electronic Personal Health Information

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    Posted on November 7, 2016 by Cassie Frazer As a parent of adolescents, naturally I was curious about the topic at hand — providing adolescents with access to their electronic personal health information (PHI); and I wondered about the perceptions of...

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