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Current perspectives on interoperability challenges and solutions.

Catching FHIR in Canada: SMART on FHIR and CDS Hooks Join the FHIR Implementations Working Group Agenda

If you or your team are building health solutions on the FHIR data standard but have yet to join the FHIR Implementations working group, its new work stream makes today an even more exciting time to do so.

Why FHIR, Why Now?

To best utilize the capabilities of FHIR®, and to achieve the broadest possible scaling and interoperability of digital health applications, Canada Health Infoway is engaging with the Canadian health interoperability community to promote and support the strategic use of FHIR.

Infoway Partnership Retrospective – Progress is Coming

Reflecting on three positive actions that will result in progress across all of Canada for sharing of patient data.

University of Calgary research team wins award for National Guidelines for Clinical Photo Sharing and Smartphone Use

 National guidelines and best practices for mobile and smart devices are vital as the healthcare sector embraces the digital age.

Transforming Canadian Healthcare with Cognitive

Within three years, about 1.7MB of new information will be created every single second, for every human being on the planet. The opportunity lies in what we do with it.

Innovating in Healthcare? How to Overcome Information Fragmentation

The pressure to move to a paperless healthcare information system has never been greater, but even organizations that have begun to scan into Electronic Medical Record systems continue to experience information fragmentation. 

More than a buzzword: How do we put people at the centre of digital health innovation?

Mikata Health uses co-design to create people-centered technology that transforms the primary care experience for both patients and doctors.

SNOMED CT: Canada in action

Canadian SNOMED CT implementations are actively contributing to digital health and better patient outcomes in Canada.

SNOMED International - Global Approach to Healthcare and Standards

The development of a global language for health should be an international endeavor, utilizing the skills and efforts of experts from around the world.

FHIR is here - get cooking

The promise of easier, faster integration using a standard embraces the best traits of modern web technology is attracting a rapidly growing audience.

Consumer Viewpoints – Partnership Conference 2016

Health care experiences of Canadians and their digital health perspectives and expectations that surfaced at Infoway's 2016 Partnership Conference.

A Clinician’s Perspective: The benefits of FHIR for digital health

What does FHIR mean for physicians and patients?

Interoperability Viewpoints - Partnership Conference

Were you part of the conversation? Let social media tell the Partnership 2016 "Interoperability" story from innovation through to engagement.

A Conversation on Digital Health – Emerging Themes from Partnership 2016

This year's Partnership conference saw individuals across three themes of focus come together to further the pervasiveness of digital health through conversation, thought leadership and networking.

Partnership Conference, Tools Further Collaboration and Interoperability

Reflecting on the Infoway Partnership Conference last month, the major themes were collaboration and interoperability.

How Is Your Health Care Team or Organization LEADing The Way?

The health care industry has been slower to adopt digital technologies, but is catching up fast as digitization continues. Is your organization leading the way with patient-focused digital health?

Thoughts on e-Prescribing and Safety

It's important not to think of e-prescribing as an isolated end in itself. We really need a whole system and process built around getting medicines to patients.

Allscripts Provides Platform for Learning Health Systems

The ability to share clinical data between disparate systems remains a challenge for some, both for health providers, but more importantly patients. Allscripts is improving clinical practice within Canada and globally by enabling seamless transitions of care for patients.

Ottawa Hospital mHealth Research Team Develops ImmunizeCA App

The Ottawa Hospital mHealth Research Team will be talking about an innovative solution to help Canadians track their immunization records at the 2016 Partnership Conference.

First Nations Telehealth Expansion Project Enhances Care Delivery to Remote Communities in British Columbia

August 19, 2016

"No longer are we forgotten, we share now the same opportunities as our counterparts in the larger cities." This patient's perspective highlights the success of the First Nations Telehealth Expansion Project.

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