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mHealth

  • breathe: A Canadian Asthma App

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    To help asthma patients better manage their condition, the Ontario Lung Association has developed breathe – a mobile app that helps people with asthma track their symptoms, triggers and medication usage, and provides them with an Action Plan generated...

  • Use of Simple Digital Technology Makes Big Health Care Impact

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    Posted on March 29, 2016 by Bobby Gheorghiu On average, 50 per cent of those with chronic diseases deviate from recommended treatment protocols, which can not only affect their health outcomes, but also cost the health care system (estimated at $300...

  • Benefit Evaluation of the Wel-Tel Program: Patient‐Centered Monitoring

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    29 January 2016

    This University of British Columbia (UBC) report examines quality of care and efficiency benefits for patients and providers using a mobile health (mHealth) tool for chronic disease management. The project uses text messaging to promote self-care and...

  • Benefit Evaluation of the Wel-Tel Program: Patient‐Centered Monitoring Summary

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    16 February 2016

    This document provides a condensed and visual representation of the University of British Columbia report on the WelTel mHealth Program . The report was funded by Infoway.

  • Mobile Computing in Clinical Settings

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    January 30, 2014 This webinar was delivered by Dennis Giokas, Chief Technology Officer, Mark Nenadovic and Stanley Ratajczak, Group Directors, Emerging Technology Group on the economic value of mHealth, opportunities for its effective application in...

  • Mobile Health Computing Between Clinicians and Patients

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    June 19, 2014 In this webinar, members of Canada Health Infoway’s Emerging Technology Group talked about the clinical uses of these technologies, as well as the economic value and the privacy, security and operational considerations. You will also hear...

  • Mobile Health Computing Between Clinicians and Patients White Paper (Executive Summary)

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    09 May 2014

    This executive summary discusses the effective use of mobile devices and apps in health care delivery, specifically related to clinician and patient interactions. This is a companion piece to the Mobile Computing in Clinical Settings white paper.

  • Mobile Health Computing Between Clinicians and Patients White Paper (Full Report)

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    09 May 2014

    The full version of this white paper discusses the effective use of mobile devices and apps in health care delivery, specifically related to clinician and patient interactions. This is a companion piece to the Mobile Computing in Clinical Settings white...

  • Mobile Computing in Clinical Settings White Paper (Executive Summary)

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    10 December 2013

    This executive summary provides an overview of the economic value of mobile health (mHealth) technologies when used by clinicians, opportunities for effective application in Canadian health delivery organizations, and some of the approaches for getting...

  • Mobile Computing in Clinical Settings White Paper (Full Report)

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    10 December 2013

    The full version of this white paper provides insight into the economic value of mobile health (mHealth) technologies when used by clinicians, opportunities for effective application in Canadian health delivery organizations, and some of the approaches...

  • 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....

  • Diffusion of Smart Devices for Health in Canada – Final Report

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    18 September 2017

    This study examines the results from a national survey of 4,109 Canadian adults, which sought to understand consumer use patterns for mobile apps and smart devices to monitor health and well-being. Funded by Canada Health Infoway, and conducted in...

  • Infographic: The Diffusion of Smart Devices for Health in Canada

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    14 November 2017

    Results of a recent study show an opportunity to advance the health of Canadians through mobile apps and smart devices. It is the first comparable study of its kind internationally, and the largest ever, world-wide. View the full report.

  • Telehomecare Literature Review: Hypertension

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    29 March 2018

    This literature review examines telehealth solutions for patients living with hypertension. This study suggests that digital tools such as mobile and portable devices can moderately improve blood pressure control in hypertensive patients. This study...

  • Telehomecare Literature Review: Chronic Kidney Disease

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    29 March 2018

    This literature review explores the effectiveness of home telemonitoring for patients living with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Through computerized systems and mobile devices, this study measures quality of life, blood pressure, and overall weight of...

  • Diffusion of the Digital Health Self-Tracking Movement in Canada

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    This study, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, examines the diffusion of the digital self-tracking movement in Canada, where a quarter of all Canadians currently owns a wearable or smart medical device.

  • Study Results: Diffusion of Smart Devices for Health in Canada Study

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    Presenter: Guy Pare, MSc, Ph.D, Chair, Digital Health, HEC Montreal The Diffusion of Smart Devices for Health in Canada study sought to understand consumer use patterns for mobile apps and smart devices to monitor health and well-being. This is the...

  • Ottawa Hospital mHealth Research Team Develops ImmunizeCA App

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    Posted on October 31 by Dr. Kumanan Wilson and Katherine Atkinson In this digital world, people need digital solutions to manage their health and navigate the complex health systems. This is why The Ottawa Hospital mHealth Research Team will be talking...

  • Myth: Digital Health Apps Are Not Evidence-based and Do Not Work

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    Posted on July 18, 2017 by Bobby Gheorghiu Infoway recently launched a digital health myths busting campaign , and as part of the campaign, we asked you to submit myths you’d like us to bust. One myth you asked us to debunks was, “Digital health apps...

  • 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...

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