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Canadian Stories

  • Judith’s Story: Becoming a Partner in Your Care

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    Learn how private and secure electronic access to her health information empowered Judith and her family during her battle with cancer.

  • Isabelle’s Story: e-Booking Medical Appointments

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    As a busy mom with a full-time job, Isabelle appreciates being able to book appointments online, allowing her faster access to a physician.

  • Dr. Marie-Andrée Fortin's Story: Confidence and Collaboration

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    Listen to the experience of Dr. Marie-Andrée Fortin, the head of the radio-oncology department at the Centre intégré de cancérologie de Laval (CICL), on how the clinic's implementation of digital health tools are improving the patient-provider...

  • Denice's Story: Connecting with an Online Community

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    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.

  • Cheryl-Anne's Story: Becoming an Informed Patient

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    Listen to Cheryl-Anne's story as she explains the benefits of digital health tools when managing her cancer journey.

  • Cathy's Story: Co-ordinating Care

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

  • Brian's Story: Convenience

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    Digital health benefits Brian by providing convenient access through electronic prescription renewals, but also allowing him to feel more engaged in his care.

  • Brian's Story: e-Prescribing

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    See how Brian benefits from his health care team's use of electronic health records - making the process of getting his prescriptions filled more efficient and streamlined.

  • Anna's Story: Treating Patients Who Can’t Advocate for Themselves

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    As an EMS worker with Toronto Paramedic Services, Anna believes MedicAlert Digital Health Records are imperative because they give her access to the most pertinent information when patients aren’t able to properly communicate.

  • Alexa's Story: Patient Empowerment

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    Alexa has used digital health for the management of chronic conditions, and appreciates that through digital health, she is more empowered when working with her health care team.

  • Newfoundland and Labrador’s Story: Improving the Quality of Care

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    Hear from Mike Barron, President & CEO at the Newfoundland Centre for Health Information on how providing quality information to health professionals, the public, researchers and health system decision-makers allows for more timely and complete patient...

  • 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...

  • Electronic Medical Records at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

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    Patients and clinicians have seen great improvements since digital health tools were implemented at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. A pediatrician and the mother of one of her patients talk about the benefits of the move from paper to digital...

  • Telehomecare for chronic conditions: Living well at home

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    Telehomecare helps patients manage chronic disease by bringing care right into their homes. This video from Ontario Telemedicine Network shows how telehomecare keeps these patients out of the hospital and emergency room, and helps them live their best...

  • Citizen Health Portal Improves Access and Helps Patients Better Manage Their Care

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    Closing the Circle of Care is a First Nations-driven initiative that is leveraging a Canada Health Infoway investment with the Cowichan Tribes of British Columbia. The goal is to improve access, efficiency and effectiveness of community-based digital...

  • e-Mental Health Solution Supports Patients

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    Meet Ontario patients John and Jane who share their experience using an e-mental health solution called Big White Wall. The solution provides online support and resources that patient s can use 24/7. Big White Wall is an Infoway-sponsored project...

  • Managing Gestational Diabetes Remotely

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    Meet Heather from Montreal, Quebec, who was part of an Infoway-funded telehomecare project that not only enabled her to take on a more active role in the management of her gestational diabetes, it allowed her to do so remotely, which meant fewer medical...

  • Dr. Dylan Blacquiere’s Story: Making the Health Care System Accessible

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    As a stroke neurologist, digital health has allowed Dr. Dylan Blacquiere to offer the same kind of expertise to patients who live in remote communities as he could to those in his local hospital. Providing expertise to remote patients allows them to...

  • Dr. Leo Picard’s Story: Connecting with Patients Remotely

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    Dr. Leo Picard, a rheumatologist in Moncton, New Brunswick, implemented video consulting in his practice in order to provide timely care and follow-up consultations to his patients in remote areas.

  • Heather's Story: Accessing Care in a Remote Community

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    Watch how Heather and her son Nicky are connecting with specialized medical care hundreds of kilometres away through video conferencing.

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