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  • Personalizing Health Systems Through Digital Health

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    Posted on March 21, 2014 by Shelagh Maloney A recent paper by Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation, “ It’s All About Me: The Personalization of Health Systems ” discusses the importance of personalizing health systems. “There is increasing...

  • Innovations Like the Breathe App Help Those with Asthma Manage Their Condition

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    Posted on June 4, 2014 by Fraser Ratchford Canada Health Infoway’s website features dozens of stories and videos about the progress that’s being made with digital health solutions across Canada. The breathe app is our most recent video. An ImagineNation...

  • Mobile Health Apps and the Demand for Personalized Care (Part 1 of 3)

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    Posted on June 10, 2014 by Anne Snowdon This February, my colleagues and I at the International Centre for Health Innovation at the Ivey Business School at Western University released the report “It’s All About Me: The Personalization of Health...

  • Mobile Health Apps and the Demand for Personalized Care (Part 2 of 3)

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    Posted on June 17, 2014 by Anne Snowdon Last summer, researchers at the International Centre for Health Innovation (the Centre) performed an analysis of the most popular health apps to define the purpose of each app and to examine the value these apps...

  • Mobile Health Apps and the Demand for Personalized Care (Part 3 of 3)

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    Posted on June 24, 2014 by Anne Snowdon There are a number of legitimate concerns that have been raised around the rapid explosion of health apps. A key barrier to the widespread adoption of health apps continues to be worries around privacy, security,...

  • Digital Health is Transforming My Experience as a Patient

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    Posted on November 7, 2014 by Kelly Kuru Given that next week is Digital Health Week , I’ve been putting some thought around digital health and how it impacts my day-to-day life. Specifically, “what’s the value” and “how significant has the impact been?”

  • Canadians’ Use of Mobile Health Apps and Connected Devices to Support Health and Well-being Gaining Momentum

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    Posted on September 19, 2017 by Chad Leaver Follow @chadnandrew Summer theatre festivals across the country attract Canadians and travellers alike to experience the performing arts. Recently, I took in Guys and Dolls — the classic musical at the...

  • One Quarter of Canadians Using Connected Objects to Track their Health and Well-being

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    Posted on September 26, 2017 by Claire Bourget Internet of Things refers to connected objects that have a variety of uses and a capacity to communicate and transfer data.

  • Can a Simple App Improve the Patient-Provider Relationship?

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    Posted on November 20, 2015 by Robert Ridge For anyone managing a chronic or life threatening condition, the value of investing time and effort in managing and understanding their health information is clear – poor or incomplete data can have a...

  • Making an Impact: The Future of Connected Devices

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    Posted on November 7, 2017, by Dr. Sunny Kumar A few years ago, I met with a company that had designed a consumer grade technology to monitor the pattern and frequency of leg muscle contractions during cycling. The information would be fed back in real...

  • Life Really IS Measured By the Breaths You Take

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    Posted on November 14, 2017 by Linda V When I was growing up, I wanted to be just like my big sister and one day I discovered that, alas, it was happening. I didn’t get her long black hair, rapier wit or superior intelligence. Instead, I got her chronic...

  • Denice's Story: Connecting with an Online Community

    Watch Denice discuss the online support that she received after the death of her teenage son, and how using digital health tools has had a positive impact on her overall health and wellness.

  • Cathy's Story: Co-ordinating Care

    Hear from Cathy who uses a variety of digital health tools to help proactively manage her care, and for her family.

This week was HIP Week, which recognizes the professionals who ensure Canadians' health information is accurate, ac…

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