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Knowing is Better

  • 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 PowerPoint.

  • Timely Access to Information

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    This video demonstrates how interconnected electronic health record systems in Prince Edward Island and Alberta are providing clinicians with timely access to patient information. Learn how having access to a patient’s complete medical picture can result in fewer delays and help clinicians provide the best possible care. This video may be embedded on your website or linked from presentation applications such as PowerPoint.

  • 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 collaboration. This video may be embedded on your website or linked from presentation applications such as PowerPoint. Tags: medication reconciliation, medication, patient safety, decision support, University Health Network, peer story, information and communication technology, ICT, electronic health record, EHR, knowing is better, education, toolkit, doctor, nurse, pharmacist

  • 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 realizing these benefits and more. This video may be embedded on your website or linked from presentation applications such as PowerPoint.

  • 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 virtually using telehealth technology to help solve common challenges in health care delivery. This video may be embedded on your website or linked from presentation applications such as PowerPoint

  • Knowing the plan for Canada

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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.

  • 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 September 26, 2012.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Information Management and Education

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    Electronic synoptic reporting is advancing patient safety and quality of care. This video demonstrates how standardized health information leads to improved patient outcomes and improves the delivery of cancer care at the local, provincial/territorial and national level. This video may be embedded on your website or linked from presentation applications such as PowerPoint.

  • Implementation Support

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    There are numerous valuable resources available to support clinicians and administrators in implementing and advancing the effective use of digital health. Clinician Peer Networks provide clinicians implementing digital health solutions with insights and best practice guidelines from their peers who have already gone through the experience. Infoway works with the vendor community to certify digital health solutions, encourage the use of standards and promote the development of interoperable solutions. This can make choosing a solution easier. To help organizations and individuals manage changes to their workflow, the Change Management toolkit includes information about a wide range of topics such as methodologies, approaches, best practices and case studies to ease the transition to a new way of doing work. Implementation Resources Document: Are you EMR Ready? A Pre-Implementation Readiness Assessment Web page: Change Management Web page: Clinical Interoperability and Standards In addition, Infoway has partnered with experts to share tools that are specific to particular types of digital health, such as e-booking and e-medication reconciliation (eMedRec): E-Booking implementation support eMedRec Toolkit

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