Posted on September 9, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney
With some vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles making a resurgence, quick and easy access to immunization records is more important than ever before. Digital health offers public health officials the ability to pull records quickly and provides parents the peace of mind of knowing their children’s records are easily accessible.
This is the case in Westbank First Nation in British Columbia, where access to immunization records only takes minutes instead of one to three days, thanks to Panorama, a public health surveillance tool.
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Shelagh Maloney is responsible for driving the implementation and adoption of patient-centred digital health solutions and patient engagement activities. She oversees evaluation efforts that measure the benefits of digital health investments in Canada and leads the development and execution of all of Infoway’s communications and marketing efforts.