Integration Framework: Viewer, Direct, SMART on FHIR App

“Success always has its home in the last mile ” Malenadu Group Connecting the “last mile” is a term often used to describe the activities required to connect Point of Service (POS) Systems – such as hospital information systems (HIS) and community based electronic medical records systems (EMR) – to external regional or provincial applications … Continue reading Integration Framework: Viewer, Direct, SMART on FHIR App

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

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 conditions GSC’s annual … Continue reading The Importance of Sticking To It: Non-Adherence To Prescription Medication

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

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 risk factors that … Continue reading Community Health Team Innovation: Informatics Strategies & Solutions in Primary Health Care

Informatics Improves Management of Blood Services

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 Informatics group at … Continue reading Informatics Improves Management of Blood Services

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