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Telehealth Across Canada Still Growing & Evolving

New National Report Finds Services More Broadly Available! From coast to coast to coast, the growth and evolution of telehealth services continue as an increasingly mainstream method of healthcare delivery, with clinical sessions jumping 45.7% to 411,778 since 2012 as documented in the recently released 2015 Canadian Telehealth Report. The latest edition in the Canadian Telehealth … Continue reading Telehealth Across Canada Still Growing & Evolving

Change Management: Challenges in for HI Professionals

Change management skills are crucial in all industries. However, change management within the eHealth field may be different than in other industries. Here is what our writers have to say about the subject in health informatics and eHealth. This article is part of the COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics Association eHIP Forum series about career paths, … Continue reading Change Management: Challenges in for HI Professionals

Conducting a consumer health solutions market research scan

Background Growing consumer health research suggests that more Canadians want access to digital health tools to better engage with their health care providers. In particular, Canadians have expressed interest in having access to their health information online (e-view), the ability to self-schedule appointments (e-book), request prescription renewals and refills (e-request) and use secure messaging (e-visit) … Continue reading Conducting a consumer health solutions market research scan

Efficiency, Privacy and Security Concerns in Healthcare Communications in Canada: Examining the Issues

Introduction In today’s technology-driven world, everyone is impacted by the use of new methods and means of communication. Email, texting and social media posts offers the ability to communicate instantly to a large number of people. However, in a healthcare context especially, these kinds of communications can inadvertently result in breaches of patient privacy. This … Continue reading Efficiency, Privacy and Security Concerns in Healthcare Communications in Canada: Examining the Issues

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