Canada Health Infoway

UREEQA Appoints Technology Marketing Leader Kirk Fergusson as CEO

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

Meanwhile, Fergusson - a distinguished technology marketing executive - moves into the CEO role.

Key Points: 
  • Meanwhile, Fergusson - a distinguished technology marketing executive - moves into the CEO role.
  • Adding Kirk Fergusson as CEO is a move in lockstep with that approach, and it will enable me to focus on continuing to strategically build UREEQA into an industry powerhouse."
  • Prior to joining UREEQA, Fergusson led sales operations for SecureKey Technologies, which employs blockchain technology to underpin its innovative identity network.
  • UREEQA provides value and opportunities for its Creators, Validators and Tokenholders via URQA, the token at the heart of the UREEQA ecosystem.

Outlook on the Health Information Exchange Global Market to 2028 - by Set Up, Type, Implementation Model, Application, End-user, Deployment and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 2:51pm

The "Health Information Exchange Market Forecast to 2028 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Set Up, Type, Implementation Model, Application, End User, and Deployment, and Geography" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Health Information Exchange Market Forecast to 2028 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Set Up, Type, Implementation Model, Application, End User, and Deployment, and Geography" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The rapid growth of health information technology has led to the increase in exchange of patient medical information through electronic health records (EHRs).
  • The systems can collect patient information as well as share the information with other healthcare professionals involved in the patient's care.
  • Scrutinize in-depth global market trends and outlook coupled with the factors driving the market, as well as those hindering it.

Majority of Canadian Physicians Planning to Use Virtual Care Post-Pandemic

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 3:00pm

More than 70 per cent believe virtual care improves patient access and enables quality care and efficient care for their patients.

Key Points: 
  • More than 70 per cent believe virtual care improves patient access and enables quality care and efficient care for their patients.
  • These are crucial elements to the successful integration of virtual care into our health care system and should be part of our post-pandemic roadmap."
  • The survey also found that physicians believe some patients may need additional support to access virtual care.
  • Together, we can ensure that virtual care is effectively integrated into the health care system and that all Canadians have equitable access to it."

OnPharm-United Network of Independent Pharmacies Enables PrescribeIT® in Record Time

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 3:00pm

Developed by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway), PrescribeIT enables prescribers to safely and conveniently transmit a prescription electronically between a prescriber's electronic medical record (EMR) and the pharmacy management system (PMS) of a patient's pharmacy of choice.

Key Points: 
  • Developed by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway), PrescribeIT enables prescribers to safely and conveniently transmit a prescription electronically between a prescriber's electronic medical record (EMR) and the pharmacy management system (PMS) of a patient's pharmacy of choice.
  • "The uptake of PrescribeIT within OnPharm-United's network of independent pharmacy owners has been remarkable," said Jamie Bruce, Executive Vice President, Canada Health Infoway.
  • "OnPharm-United Pharmacies now have access to improved communication with prescribers while eliminating the need for faxed prescriptions."
  • "We are committed to helping independent pharmacy owners thrive in their practice and their business," said Sherif Guorgui, co-CEO and Chief Strategy, Stakeholder and Government Relations Officer, OnPharm-United.

Infoway Partners with Prestigious Medical Publisher JMIR Publications to Advance Digital Health Research in Canada

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:00pm

TORONTO, March 3, 2021 /CNW/ - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is pleased to announce itspartnership with JMIR Publications to publish evidence-based research that provides critical insights into Canada's digital health landscape to inform policy decisions, accelerate the adoption of digital health, and fuel innovation.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, March 3, 2021 /CNW/ - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is pleased to announce itspartnership with JMIR Publications to publish evidence-based research that provides critical insights into Canada's digital health landscape to inform policy decisions, accelerate the adoption of digital health, and fuel innovation.
  • JMIR Publications is the leading scholarly publisher of more than 30 academic digital health journal titles, such as the Journal of Medical Internet Research, JMIR mHealth and uHealth, and JMIR Medical Informatics, and is disseminating cutting-edge research in this burgeoning field.
  • The JMIR Infoway e-collection spans several journals and includes peer-reviewed articles co-authored by Infoway, as well as Infoway-funded research by other Canadian digital health organizations, academics, and digital health leaders in the provinces and territories.
  • Infoway helps to improve the health of Canadians by working with partners to accelerate the development, adoption, and effective use of digital health across Canada.

The COVID-19 Experience: Canada Health Infoway Finds Canadians Trust and Have Come to Depend on Digital Health

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

This week is Digital Health Week and to mark the occasion Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is sharing research conducted in partnership with Environics that digs into this substantial shift and what Canadians want for their digital health future.

Key Points: 
  • This week is Digital Health Week and to mark the occasion Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is sharing research conducted in partnership with Environics that digs into this substantial shift and what Canadians want for their digital health future.
  • "We've gone from talking about ways to further integrate digital health into everyday health care to living it.
  • As Canada's digital health agency, Infoway is committed to working with its partners to address these gaps through activities like Digital Health Week.
  • Digital Health Week was created to celebrate how digital health is transforming care across the country and to increase awareness about the value and benefits of digital health for all Canadians.

Canada Health Infoway and Aware MD Partner to Advance e-Prescribing in Canada

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 3:00pm

TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Aware MD are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement that will give more Canadians access to e-prescribing.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Aware MD are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement that will give more Canadians access to e-prescribing.
  • Aware MD provides services to 400 cardiologists and radiologists in 104 clinics across Ontario, who in turn provide care to more than two million patients.
  • Infoway helps to improve the health of Canadians by working with partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital health across Canada.
  • Canada Health Infoway is working with Health Canada, the provinces and territories, and industry stakeholders to develop, operate and maintain the national e-prescribing service known as PrescribeIT.

Kids Help Phone launches data insights platform

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 1:00pm

Called Kids Help Phone Insights, the platform is available at KidsHelpPhone.ca/Insights .

Key Points: 
  • Called Kids Help Phone Insights, the platform is available at KidsHelpPhone.ca/Insights .
  • Made possible with support from Canada Health Infoway, Kids Help Phone Insights offers an in-depth look into the topics and themes young people are reaching out about through the organization's phone and text services.
  • "Everything we do at Kids Help Phone is driven by data," says Katherine Hay, President and CEO of Kids Help Phone.
  • "We are excited to partner with Kids Help Phone on this innovative data platform," says Michael Green, President and CEO of Canada Health Infoway.

Canada Health Infoway and CloudMD Partner to Give More Canadians Access to e-Prescribing

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 7:00pm

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and CloudMD are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement to advance e-prescribing in Canada.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and CloudMD are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement to advance e-prescribing in Canada.
  • Infoway helps to improve the health of Canadians by working with partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital health across Canada.
  • Canada Health Infoway is working with Health Canada, the provinces and territories, and industry stakeholders to develop, operate and maintain the national e-prescribing service known as PrescribeIT.
  • PrescribeIT will protect Canadians' personal health information from being sold or used for commercial activities.

Canada Health Infoway and Loblaw Companies Limited Reach Agreement to Advance e-Prescribing

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 7:00pm

TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement to advance e-prescribing in Canada.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement to advance e-prescribing in Canada.
  • Infoway helps to improve the health of Canadians by working with partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital health across Canada.
  • Canada Health Infoway is working with Health Canada, the provinces and territories, and industry stakeholders to develop, operate and maintain the national e-prescribing service known as PrescribeIT.
  • Loblaw provides Canadians with grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, financial services and wireless mobile products and services.