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  • Telehealth Programs Benefit Patients in Remote Areas of B.C.

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    The chief information officer for British Columbia’s Interior Health Authority, a TeleHome Care nurse, and a thoracic surgeon talk about their programs and how they benefit patients in remote areas of the province.

  • Alberta launches patient portal and wait times website

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    Susan Anderson, executive director of the Information Management Branch, Alberta Health and Wellness, talks about Netcare, MyHealth, the wait times website and benefits for patients.

  • Reduced Duplicate Tests

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    In Canada, there are 150 wasteful duplicates for every 1,000 lab tests performed. Electronic health records provide a complete record of a patient's test results that reduce duplication while saving time and money.

  • Report Shows Canada Leading the Way in Use of Telehealth

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    A discussion about Telehealth Benefits and Adoption: Connecting People and Providers Across Canada, a report commissioned by Canada Health Infoway. Participants: Jennifer Zelmer, senior vice-president, clinical adoption and innovation, Canada Health...

  • Report Shows Canada Leading the Way in Use of Telehealth

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    A discussion about Telehealth Benefits and Adoption: Connecting People and Providers Across Canada, a report commissioned by Canada Health Infoway. Participants: Jennifer Zelmer, senior vice-president, clinical adoption and innovation, Canada Health...

  • Early Adopter Promotes Use of Electronic Tools for Physicians

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    Dr. Kendall Ho, an emergency physician at Vancouver General Hospital as well as director of UBC Faculty of Medicine eHealth Strategy Office, talks about the use of an EHR system and its benefits for patients as well as for the physicians of the future.

  • 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.

  • Telepathology: Faster Diagnosis and Better Access

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    A network of telepathology sites has changed the way health care is delivered in eastern Quebec. Dr. Bernard Têtu, Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé (RUIS) project manager in telepathology at Laval University, discusses how this innovation is...

  • Saskatchewan's Electronic Health Record Initiative on Track

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    Neil Gardner, Strategic Advisor to the eHealth Saskatchewan Board, discusses the progress of eHealth in Saskatchewan.

  • My Health Matters: Information and Tools for Albertans

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    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, Registered...

  • Reduce Duplicate Tests

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    In Canada, there are 150 wasteful duplicates for every 1,000 lab tests performed. Electronic health records provide a complete record of a patient's test results that reduce duplication while saving time and money.

  • Shared Health Records: Quicker, Easier Access to Patient Information

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    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...

  • Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario's EHR Journey Part II: The Influence and Value of Monitoring and Evaluation

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    October 2, 2014 Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) provides a great example of the importance of monitoring and evaluation in a multi-phase implementation. During the EHR implementation at CHEO, the team has applied effective monitoring and...

  • Workflow Analysis: EHR Deployment Techniques 

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    “This issue brief explores the stages of workflow analysis, process mapping, and process redesign. By documenting and mapping all back office, front office, IT, and provider processes, the clinic team can identify the waste and bottlenecks embedded in...

  • How to Implement EHRs – Step 6: Continue Quality Improvement

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    This final phase refers to reassessing what you have learned from training and everyday use of the system.

  • Evaluating the Value and Impact of an Electronic Health Record in a Complex Health System

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    The authors Damon C. Mayes and David R. Mador of this Longwoods publication provide detailed systematic evaluation results of Alberta's regional electronic health record (EHR) called NetCare. NetCare evaluation pointed to value identified from access to...

  • Diagnosis time cut by 92 per cent

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    Patients are receiving faster treatment in five priority areas: cancer surgery, selected cardiac procedures, cataract surgery, hip and knee replacements and diagnostic imaging (CAT scans or MRIs) thanks to Ontario’s Wait Times Information System or WTIS.

  • ImagineNation Challenge -- Participating

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    Canada Health Infoway's ImagineNation Ideas Challenge , asks Canadians how they would improve health and health care through innovation in information and communications technologies. Everyone - whether they work in the health system, receive health...

  • Accelerating Nursing Electronic Health Record (EHR) Usage

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    September 24, 2014 In a recent national nurses' survey commissioned by Canada Health Infoway and the Canadian Nurses Association, 83% of nurses indicate they are comfortable using digital health tools in practice. In the same survey, much fewer nurses...

  • A Thoracic Surgeon Talks about the Benefits of Telemedicine

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    Dr. Bill Nelems is one of the driving forces behind British Columbia’s Interior Health Authority’s TeleThoracic Surgery program. He talks about the benefits to health care professionals and to patients.

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