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Electronic Health Record

  • 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.

  • Growth of the iEHR in Canada: User Adoption Landscape & Benefits

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    Posted on November 1, 2016 by Bobby Gheorghiu and Sukirtha Tharmalingam For ten years, Infoway has been exploring with different ways of measuring progress that accurately and coherently convey the progress in digital health across the country. Earlier...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Adolescent e-Access Research Final Report

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    02 June 2016

    This report discusses the results of a research project that consisted of an online Pan-Canadian survey and in-person focus groups to better understand adult and adolescent perceptions on rights of access to health information, willingness to share this...

  • Drug Information Systems

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    A drug information system (DIS) enables authorized users to access, manage, share and safeguard patients' medication histories. A DIS can reduce prescription errors resulting in fewer adverse drug events (such as drug-to-drug interactions) and reduced...

  • Infographic: Diagnostic Imaging: Summary of Program Achievements

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    28 November 2017

    Investments in Diagnostic Imaging (DI) have resulted in reduced exam turn-around time, improved productivity for radiologists and the avoidance of thousands of unnecessary patient transfers for additional imaging each year. DI projects have also...

  • Electronic Medical Record System Brings Improved Health Care to the Northwest Territories

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    Dr. Ewan Affleck of the Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority talks about the benefits of the EMR system for health care providers as well as for patients, and how it is helping to improve the delivery of health care in the Northwest...

  • Saskatchewan’s electronic health record is helping clinicians improve patient care

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    Thousands of authorized health care providers in Saskatchewan have secure online access to their patients’ medical information. Learn why one Saskatchewan physician wouldn't dream of going back to paper.

  • The Value of Connected Health Information: Perceptions of Electronic Health Record Users in Canada

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    10 August 2016

    This BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making journal article summarizes the results of six provincial and territorial surveys, conducted between 2006 and 2014, about interoperable electronic health records (iEHRs): system, information and service...

  • Understanding EHRs, EMRs and PHRs

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    Electronic health records (EHRs), electronic medical records (EMRs) and personal health records (PHRs) are similar terms but have different definitions and distinct purposes. At Canada Health Infoway, the terms are defined as follows: Electronic Health...

  • EHR Privacy and Security Architecture (Full)

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    15 June 2005

    Infoway's Electronic Health Record (EHR) Privacy and Security conceptual Architecture (PSA) helps ensure that future interoperable EHR systems will comply with federal/provincial/territorial, as well as cross-jurisdictional Privacy and Security (P&S)...

  • EHR Privacy and Security Architecture (Summary)

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    16 June 2005

    Infoway's Electronic Health Record (EHR) Privacy and Security conceptual Architecture (PSA) helps ensure that future interoperable EHR systems will comply with federal/provincial/territorial, as well as cross-jurisdictional Privacy and Security (P&S)...

  • EHR Privacy and Security Requirements

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    07 February 2005

    This document identifies the privacy and security (P&S) requirements that an interoperable electronic health record (EHR) must meet in order to fully protect the privacy of patient/persons and maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of...

  • Multi-Device Mobile Access to Regional EHR Project

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    14 March 2016

    Recent studies indicate the increasing trend of smart phone and tablet use by healthcare providers (HCPs) as a tool to augment practice. It is a natural progression for a regional electronic health record (EHR) to be accessible with a mobile device....

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