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Electronic Health Record

  • Drs. Lamb, Mielke & Teal, Hamilton, Ontario

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    22 May 2014

    Drs. Lamb, Mielke and Teal's family practice understands the value of having timely access to clinical information. With an electronic medical record and access to a regional electronic health record, which includes key information from local hospitals,...

  • Integration of the OLIS and SWODIN Viewers into Patient Electronic Records and the Benefits to Access of Patient Information

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    14 March 2016

    Grey Bruce Health Services (GBHS) launched the OLIS (Ontario Laboratories Information System) and SWODIN (South Western Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network) Integration Projects to provide clinician access to lab results and x-rays in patient electronic...

  • Team Roles for Conformance Testing

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    22 November 2010

    This brief case study highlights the need for the right combination of skills and expertise for jurisdictional conformance testing of Point of Service systems and provides an example composition of a Conformance Testing team.

  • EHR Patient Safety Report (Full)

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    10 May 2007

    This report discusses the results of an environmental scan examining the relationship(s) between EHRs and patient safety in Canada. This study was jointly conducted by the Integrated Centre for Care Advancement through Research, Canada Health Infoway,...

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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    20 September 2012

    This companion document aims to address the most common questions that clinicians may have related to the implementation and use of information and communication technology in clinical practice. These FAQs will help prepare presenters to field questions...

  • BE-7 & BE-9: Prince Edward Island Post Implementation Survey and Interview Analysis (2011)

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    01 April 2016

    Prince Edward Island’s Clinical Information System (CIS connects the province’s hospitals in a real-time exchange of clinically relevant patient information. An evaluation to assess the benefits and overall impact of CIS was conducted by Health PEI,...

  • EHRS Blueprint (v2) (Summary)

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    16 April 2006

    The Electronic Health Record Solution (EHRS) Blueprint is a technology framework that is helping to guide the sustainable development of interoperable Electronic Health Record systems across Canada.

  • Why Electronic Health Records?

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    The need for digital records to be available to all authorized health care providers is clearly explained.

  • Knowing the Benefits for Clinicians

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    This animated video offers an introduction and examples of how clinicians and patients benefit from information and communication technology in clinical practice. This video may be embedded on your website or linked from presentation applications such...

  • What Clinicians are Saying

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    Hear what Canadian clinicians from various disciplines have to say about the benefits of using information and communication technology in clinical practice. This video may be embedded on your website or linked from presentation applications such as...

  • Decision Support and Workflow

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    Health care providers are increasingly using electronic decision support tools at the point of care to make evidence-informed decisions. This video describes how the electronic medication reconciliation process helps to reduce errors and support team...

  • Improves Efficiency and Avoids Duplication

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    Having the ability to access and exchange comprehensive patient electronic health information between providers improves efficiency and reduces unnecessary tests and procedures. In this video, see how clinicians and patients in British Columbia are...

  • Collaboration and Communication

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    This video demonstrates that for patients like Marie-France Perrault, who lives at a distance from her health care team, receiving specialized treatment can be a challenge. See how a respiratory therapist, a respirologist and a patient collaborate...

  • 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. The video may be embedded on your website or used in presentation applications such as PowerPoint until...

  • Clinician Education Campaign Orientation Guide

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    05 May 2016

    This guide provides an overview of the Knowing is Better than not Knowing clinician education campaign, an introduction to the tools, implementation ideas and tips. Use this informative document as a go-to resource when using the toolkit elements.

  • 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...

  • 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...

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