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  • Updated Toolkit is the Go-to Resource for Electronic Medication Reconciliation Implementation

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    Posted on July 11, 2017 by Seema Nayani We all know the importance of medication reconciliation, so why is there a significant lack of wide spread implementation of a formalized process throughout all care transitions such as admission, transfer or...

  • Canadian community pharmacists’ use of digital health technologies in practice

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    This article discusses the access, use and benefits of digital health in pharmacy practice based on a 2014 survey of community pharmacists in Canada.

  • Benefits Evaluation Framework

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    Infoway worked with a panel of leading researchers to develop a Benefits Evaluation Framework and Strategy to help understand the effects Canada's investments in digital health technologies are having on individuals and the health care system as a...

  • Benefits Evaluation

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    Infoway works closely with our partners to assess the value of digital health projects and whether objectives have been achieved with our investments. These evaluations help us understand how our investments are impacting Canadians and the health care...

  • Emergency Department Access to Drug History Project (Ontario) Drug Profile Viewer System – Benefits Evaluation Report

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    11 March 2016

    This benefits evaluation report reviews Ontario’s Drug Profile Viewer (DPV) System, which was initially implemented in Emergency Departments (EDs) across Ontario. Authorized End Users were asked a series of questions about: ease of use; availability and...

  • Impact of a Centralized Provincial Drug Profile Viewer on the Quality and Efficiency of Patient Admission Medication Reconciliation

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    11 March 2016

    This report investigates and evaluates whether a centralized provincial medication database, the Ontario Drug Profile Viewer (DPV), adds unique value (quality and efficiency) to a structured best possible medication history clinician process for...

  • The Economics of Digital Health

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    Posted on February 9, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Digital health can mean faster care and better outcomes for patients and instant access to important information for authorized clinicians — but the benefits don’t stop there.

  • Progress in Canada

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    Canada has made tremendous progress over the past 10-plus years in increasing the availability and use of digital health solutions. Infoway, the provinces and territories, and our other partners have worked together to deploy core systems such as...

  • Infographic: Report on Digital Health: The economics of digital health

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    27 November 2015

    Infographic showing statistics and testimonials about Canada’s growing domestic health IT sector, and how investments in digital health are providing value to patients, the health care system and Canada’s economy. See also: Infographic: Report on...

  • Evaluation of Inappropriate Medication Use via Drug Utilization Reviews

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    23 June 2015

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Network is a province-wide Drug Information System (DIS) that offers comprehensive real-time medication profiles, and an interactive database to assist pharmacists in identifying potential adverse drug interactions...

  • Evaluation of its Representativeness to the Population of Newfoundland and Labrador

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    23 June 2015

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Network is a province-wide drug information system that offers comprehensive real-time medication profiles, and an interactive database to assist pharmacists in identifying potential adverse drug interactions and...

  • eMedRec

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    Medication reconciliation is the formal process by which a health care team works with patients, their families and other health care providers to understand which medications the patient is taking. When a patient moves from the care of one health team...

  • Benefits Evidence – Pan-Canadian Studies

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    Benefits Evidence To assess the impact of Canada’s investment in digital health, Infoway undertakes regular monitoring and evaluation of the projects we invest in using our Benefits Evaluation Framework . Infoway commissions benefits evaluation studies...

  • The National Survey of Canadian Community Pharmacists: Use of Digital Health Technologies in Practice

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    09 October 2014

    This survey explored Canadian community pharmacists' access to and usage of digital health tools. It was a joint collaboration between the Canadian Pharmacists Association and Canada Health Infoway.

  • British Columbia eHealth Benefits Estimation, Executive Overview

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    22 August 2013

    This report provides an initial estimate of some of the benefits realized by British Columbia as a re­sult of its eHealth investments. It applies the research and analysis commissioned by Infoway specif­ically to the British Columbia environment and...

  • British Columbia: eHealth Benefits Estimates

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    22 August 2013

    The study leverages the model and findings of three pan-Canadian benefits evaluation studies for Diagnostic Imaging, Drug Information Systems, and Telehealth previously commissioned by Infoway . Benefits captured include both direct financial benefits...

  • 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,...

  • Connecting the Circle of Care with PEI’s Provincial EHR

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    In 2006, with funding from Canada Health Infoway, PEI embarked on a project to replace four legacy systems in one hospital with a new EHR system. Now, no matter where a patient goes in PEI, their record follows them. Margaret Duffy-Landry, RN Business...

  • The Effect of Handwritten Prescription Orders on Pharmacists Clarification Calls

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    14 May 2012

    This study evaluates the prevalence of clarification calls at four pharmacies in St. John’s, Newfoundland. In addition, it set out to determine the reasons for the clarification calls, the time taken to make the calls, and to compare the clarification...

  • Drug Information Systems in PEI

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    Learn how developers of health information systems connected hospitals, pharmacies and doctors to share drug information in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.


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