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  • Immunization Connect Ontario (ICON): Ontario Survey Results

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    07 January 2019

    The Immunization Connect Ontario (ICON) initiative allows parents to view and report their child’s immunization records to public health. A survey of users of the system found it is considered secure and easy to use. Seventy-seven percent of respondents...

  • Improving Safety and Efficiency in Care: Multi- stakeholders’ Perceptions Associated with a Peritoneal Dialysis Virtual Care Solution

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    17 December 2018

    This study assessed the impact of a remote home monitoring solution for patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. It found promising signs of a patient-centric approach and may serve as a blueprint for other virtual care solutions for chronic disease...

  • Reducing repeat imaging in hepato-pancreatico-biliary surgical cancer care through shared diagnostic imaging repositories

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    Radiology sharing with SDIR reduced repeat imaging for HPB cancer surgery, including potentially redundant repeat imaging with same protocol, and shortened wait time to surgical care from initial imaging (64 vs. 79 days). Access full report on journal...

  • Evaluation of Telewound Home Care Implementation and Impacts

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    14 November 2018

    Telewound services make wound care expertise more broadly accessible. This evaluation of a project in Quebec found the vast majority of respondents (users, caregivers, nurses) were very satisfied with their participation in virtual wound clinics (97% of...

  • Efficiency and Clinical Effectiveness of Telehomecare in Insulin-Treated Diabetic Patients

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    14 November 2018

    This study found a telehomecare program for diabetic patients demonstrated and improvement in glycemic control compared to usual care. It also suggests a decrease in the number of medical visits, with additional burden shifted to nursing time.

  • Evaluation of a Telehomecare Initiative Used in Women with Gestational Diabetes

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    14 November 2018

    Telehomecare Monitoring significantly decreases medical visits without compromising pregnancy outcomes, quality of care and patient satisfaction in women with gestational diabetes mellitus.

  • Québec Health Record: An Evaluation

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    14 November 2018

    This study identified significant potential for the electronic health record and identified recommendations to maximize value. This report is only available in French.

  • Québec Health Record: Evaluation of Benefits Associated with Access to Three Provincial Clinical Domains through a EMR or ECR Local Viewer or Application

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    14 November 2018

    This study identified significant potential for the electronic health record and identified recommendations to maximize value. This report is only available in French.

  • Evaluation of Telehealth for Emergency-Community Continuity of Care Connectivity via Home Telemonitoring

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    21 September 2018

    This evaluation of a project supporting patients with COPD in Vancouver Coastal Health demonstrates the effects of home health monitoring. Patients reported a 90% satisfaction rate with the program. Hospital administrative data indicated a 47% decrease...

  • Ontario Telemedicine Network: TeleWound Evaluation Report

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    08 August 2018

    Traditional wound care is costly to the system (over $1 billion in Ontario) and time consuming for patients. This study of a TeleWound project conducted in the Central Eastern LHIN found an 89% patient satisfaction rate with 3 hours of patient travel...

  • Ontario Telemedicine Network: TelePalliative Evaluation Report

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    08 August 2018

    While most Canadians would prefer to die at home, almost 2/3 of palliative care patients will die in hospital. This study of TelePalliative projects in the Champlain and Erie St. Clair LHINs demonstrated that patients were satisfied with the program,...

  • Interior Health Cardiac Home Monitoring Project-Phase II: 2016-2018

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    27 June 2018

    This report conducts an in depth analysis of phase II in the Interior Health Cardiac Home Monitoring Project. This Infoway funded project evaluates the benefits of implementing remote patient monitoring services for patients living with heart failure....

  • Current and Potential Value of Canadians’ Secure Access to Their Health Information and Digital Health e-Services

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    In collaboration with the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC), Infoway recently completed a comprehensive study to estimate the evidence-based value of citizen access to their health information and a set of digital health e-services....

  • Community Paramedicine Remote Patient Monitoring (CPRPM): Benefits Evaluation Lessons Learned

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    23 May 2018

    This report analyzes the primary effects and lessons learned of implementing the Community Paramedicine Remote Patient Monitoring (CPRPM) Program for patients living with various chronic conditions. This home-based monitoring system aims to help...

  • Telehomecare: Delivering Value for Canadians — Infographic

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    23 May 2018

    Recent telehomecare reports from six projects in five provinces (Ontario, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island & Quebec) involved in the Infoway Telehomecare Program, have yielded impressive results. View our infographic to...

  • An Evaluation of a Remote Patient Monitoring Solution within Eastern Health

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    23 May 2018

    This report assesses the effectiveness of Eastern Health’s Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) program for patients living with a chronic disease. Using a quasi- experimental approach, this study evaluates patients on the ability to self-manage their...

  • 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...


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