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Electronic Health Record

  • An EHRS Blueprint (v2) Fact Sheet

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    15 June 2009

    EHRS Blueprint (v2) at a glance. This two-page fact sheet provides a quick overview.

  • Data Sharing Agreements and the Interoperable Digital Health Record: A Discussion Paper

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    13 April 2017

    Data sharing agreements (DSAs) are essential in defining the roles, responsibilities, obligations and penalties associated with sharing personal health information electronically. This discussion paper sheds light on the value of DSAs, common concerns...

  • Epic EHR Program: MyChart Consumer Health Solutions Benefits Evaluation Report (Pilot)

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    16 June 2016

    The Children’s Hospital for Eastern Ontario (CHEO) servicing Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, Nunavut and parts of Northern Ontario implemented an integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) including MyChart, a secure online portal in CHEO’s Diabetes...

  • How Connected is Your Health Information?

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    Posted on January 9, 2018 by Sukirtha Tharmalingam What does connected health information mean to you? For me, it means that when I show up at my upcoming medical appointment with my midwife who is managing my pregnancy, she can see my latest lab test...

  • Laboratory Information Systems

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    When a patient is tested at a clinic, hospital or other facility, laboratory information systems enable technicians to enter results into a database that is accessible to authorized users. This allows clinicians to quickly access results and reports,...

  • Diagnostic Imaging Systems

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    Diagnostic imaging (DI) systems enable authorized health care providers to access and view diagnostic images (such as x-rays, ultrasounds, MRIs and CT scans) and associated reports regardless of where they were created. DI systems electronically...

  • Registries

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    Registries (also known as directories or repositories) accurately identify patients and authorized clinicians. As such, they are essential building blocks for electronic health records. Virtually all Canadians and practicing physicians have been...

  • Interoperable EHRs

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    An interoperable electronic health record (iEHR) provides each individual Canadian with a secure and private record of their health history and care within the health system. The record is available to authorized health providers and the individual...

  • 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...

  • Foundational Programs

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    Since its inception in 2001, Infoway has received $2.45 billion from the federal government through seven separate grants. This money has been used to co-invest with the provinces and territories and other partners in more than 400 projects. Below are a...

  • Investments in Foundational Electronic Health Record Systems are Paying Off: Part Two of Two

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    Posted on May 8, 2018 by Michael Green Follow @MGreenonHealth As I mentioned in Part One of this blog post, Infoway recently released the results of a pan-Canadian study about the value of connected health information. Connected Health Information in...

  • Projects List

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    Infoway co-invests with jurisdictions and other organizations to support projects across the country. Many of these projects, especially those supported by early federal investment in Infoway, are complete or nearing completion. Projects List (2007,...

  • Benefits Evaluation Collaboration Network Webinar (March 27, 2019)

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    Infoway’s Benefits Evaluation Collaboration Network links together jurisdictional leaders, evaluators and researchers to share best practices, results and other insights on digital health evaluation. The March webinar provided an update on the network...

  • Closing the Circle of Patient Care

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    Posted on April 25, 2019 by Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia Physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists and other clinicians all play an important role in patient care. In the current landscape of the health care system, providers far too often operate in silos....

  • Why it’s Time to Retire the Fax Machine and Consider PrescribeIT™

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    Posted on May 7, 2019 by Dr. Caroline Correia As physicians, we constantly look for ways to improve our practice, including staying up-to-date on the latest research, guidelines and best practices to ensure we offer our patients the best care available....

  • Adolescent Access to Digital Health Records — Results of an Environmental Scan

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    Posted on October 11, 2016 by Cassie Frazer Have you ever wondered how the “electronic health system” will know who you are and whether or not you have the right to access your personal health information (PHI)? Depending on one’s age, the answers to...

  • What Canadians Think about Adolescents Accessing their Electronic Personal Health Information

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    Posted on November 7, 2016 by Cassie Frazer As a parent of adolescents, naturally I was curious about the topic at hand — providing adolescents with access to their electronic personal health information (PHI); and I wondered about the perceptions of...

  • Dr. Tunji Fatoye's Story: Improving Patient Safety

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    Dr. Fatoye uses a secure electronic system that allows authorized health care providers to access the right patient information at the right time. Hear his story and how it's helping his patients.

  • 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...

  • It’s Time for Digital Tools to Change the Face of Health Care

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    Posted on August 6 by Dr. Martin Vogel As a practicing physician it is imperative that my day-to-day effort is focused on providing the best patient care possible. Unfortunately, much of my time is spent on administrative duties. The bulk of the...

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