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Co-ordinating Care

  • Accuracy and Convenience

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    Digital health increases accuracy and convenience by limiting human error and making it easier for Canadians to access health care services. One example is e-Prescribing — the secure, electronic creation and transmission of a prescriptions. It improves...

  • Blog Post: Camryn’s Story: EMRs Enable Care Teams to More Easily Find Her Information

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    Since the implementation of an electronic medical record (EMR), Camryn’s care team can more easily find the information they are looking for and quickly share it with their colleagues.

  • Blog Post: e-Booking: A Relatively Simple Concept that Can Make a Big Difference (Part 2 of 2)

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    e-Booking solutions can let patients book their own appointments, in a matter of seconds and at their own convenience.

  • Blog Post: EMRs Can Save You from Constantly Repeating your Medical History

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    It has sometimes felt as though the onus for remembering quality information concerning my health was singularly on me. This responsibility is well and good when I’m an active and able patient, but what happens if I am unable to advocate for myself?

  • Blog Post: Greg’s Story: Digital Health and Continuity of Patient Care

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    Greg Price was a young man who died in 2012 after spending much of the previous year navigating a disconnected health care system.

  • Confidence and Collaboration

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    Often, patients dealing with a medical condition see multiple health care providers, including trips to the emergency department, visits with specialists and regular check-ins with their family doctor, to name just a few. Co-ordinating care between...

  • Diagnosis and Treatment

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    Electronic health records (EHRs) can help your health care provider make a timelier and better informed diagnosis by having easy access to a comprehensive picture of your health history. Think Digital Health isn’t Making a Difference? Think Again....

  • Digital Health at Work in Niagara Health System

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    ClinicalConnect is a secure, web-based portal that connects physicians and clinicians with their patients’ health information from all acute care hospitals, CCACs and Regional Cancer Programs in South West Ontario, plus select provincial repositories....

  • Electronic Medical Records at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

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    Patients and clinicians have seen great improvements since digital health tools were implemented at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. A pediatrician and the mother of one of her patients talk about the benefits of the move from paper to digital...

  • Greg’s Story: Digital Health and Continuity of Patient Care

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    Greg Price was a young man from Alberta who died in 2012 after spending much of the previous year navigating a disconnected health care system. His care providers had good intentions, but there were multiple breaks in communication that caused...

  • Knowing the Plan for Clinicians

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    This animated video provides an overview of the Canada-wide initiative and progress for a network of interconnected point-of-care and electronic health record systems. A patient scenario demonstrates how information and communication technology will...

  • Less Repetition of Basic Facts Means More Time for Care

    Canadians with chronic conditions must often see multiple care providers and have many visits. Access to your medical history through digital health records ensures your health care provider has a complete picture of your history when making decisions...

  • Treatment in Emergency Situations

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    Timely access to your health information by emergency department staff and first responders who aren’t familiar with your medical history ensures you and your loved ones receive appropriate and informed care in an emergency situation. The ability to...

  • What is Digital Health?

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    How Technology is Transforming Health Care Technology plays an important role in many aspects of our lives. Similar to the way technology has improved banking or the way we connect with family and friends, digital health is changing the delivery of...

How Technology is Transforming Health Care

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