UVIC Graduate Certificate in Health Terminology Studies

The Importance of Sticking To It: Non-Adherence To Prescription Medication

No widget added yet.Drugs don’t work if you don’t take them. Seems obvious, doesn’t it?Yet Green Shield Canada (GSC) recognized several years ago that medication non-adherence was a significant factor both in the inefficient use of health benefit plan dollars and for the poor health of individuals covered by those plans. The growth of chronic … Continue reading The Importance of Sticking To It: Non-Adherence To Prescription Medication

Community Health Team Innovation: Informatics Strategies & Solutions in Primary Health Care

No widget added yet.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s (NSHA) Community Health Teams (CHTs) offer free wellness programs and services in communities in the greater Halifax area. These teams focus on the promotion of health and wellness by supporting individuals and families to build knowledge, confidence and skills to make healthier lifestyle choices and prevent and manage … Continue reading Community Health Team Innovation: Informatics Strategies & Solutions in Primary Health Care

Informatics Improves Management of Blood Services

No widget added yet.Clinical Informatics promotes the understanding, integration, and application of information technology in health care settings. Clinical informaticians transform health care by analyzing, designing, implementing, and evaluating information and communication systems that enhance individual and population health outcomes, improve patient care, and strengthen the clinician-patient relationship. In the fall of 2014, the Pathology … Continue reading Informatics Improves Management of Blood Services

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