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  • 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.

  • Why We Need EHRs

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    This high-quality animated video clearly and simply explains the plan for implementing a pan-Canadian EHR. It is about 4:00 minutes in length.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • International Health IT Benchmarking: Learning from cross-country comparisons

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    25 August 2016

    Published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA), this article produced by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Health Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Benchmarking Pilot Group,...

  • e-Prescribing: An Important Part of Medication Safety

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    Learn how e-prescribing will help improve patient safety and improve communication between clinicians.

  • 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...

  • Better management of chronic conditions

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    A comprehensive electronic health record means patient information is brought together, making it an invaluable tool for the care teams to better manage patients like George Roper who suffers from chronic conditions.

  • LEADing Practice Awards

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    Who is LEADing the way? Congratulations to the 2017 LEADing Practice award recipients! LEADing practices are noteworthy examples of high-quality leadership and service delivery (Accreditation Canada, 2013). The three award recipients exemplify the...

  • Enabling Adolescent Electronic Access to Personal Health Information

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    This publication explores research focused on various aspects of adolescent electronic access to Personal Health Information. The study included a privacy legal framework review; an environmental scan and literature review; a pan-Canadian survey and...

  • Connecting Families to Their Health Record and Care Team: The Use, Utility and Impact of a Client/Family Health Portal at a Children’s Rehabilitation Hospital

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    12 April 2017

    This JMIR article examines the use, utility and impact on engagement in care of a client/family health portal. Clients at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital were provided access to their electronic health records (EHRs) and secure, two-way...

  • EMR, EHR, and PHR – Why All the Confusion?

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    Posted on April 7, 2011 by Trevor Hodge This blog post was created in collaboration with my colleague and fellow blogger Dennis Giokas . The use of digital health records is accelerating worldwide. As we meet with our colleagues in other countries we...

  • Improved treatment in an emergency situation

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    For patients needing emergency care, it can be difficult for them, or their caregivers to give an accurate medical history. Electronic health records give providers instant access to a patient's health information when they need it the most.

  • Newfoundland and Labrador moving ahead on electronic health record front

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    Mike Barron, president and chief executive officer of the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information, talks about his province's progress and next steps on the journey toward a provincial EHR system.

  • Clinic manager on how peer support helps clinicians

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    Melanie Sanders is clinic manager of the 21-person Meridian Medical Clinic in Stony Plain, Alberta. She is also an active peer leader in Alberta's peer-to-peer program. She talks about the benefits of using an electronic medical record (EMR) system, and...

  • Telehealth Brings Quality Care to Patients Across Ontario

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    Dr. Ed Brown, CEO of the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) explains how Telehealth is bringing quality care to patients across the province.

  • ImagineNation Challenge -- Introduction

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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...

  • 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.

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