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World Standards Day 2019 - Video Standards Create a Global Stage

Standards at Infoway

Infoway is celebrating World Standards Day by recognizing the dedicated volunteers that contribute to improving digital health. Over the years, we have seen great progress in the adoption and implementation of digital health solutions in Canada that make a tremendous impact on all our lives; and none of it would happen without the tireless work of the many standards volunteers in Canada. On behalf of Infoway and all Canadians everywhere, thank you! Read spotlights of some volunteers leading Infoway Standards Communities on InfoCentral.

Standards at Infoway

To access or learn more about standards, tooling and implementations, join our dedicated communities that engage in informative discussions and webinars with Canadian stakeholders and implementers: Health Terminologies Community, Enterprise Imaging (formerly known as Diagnostic Imaging)FHIR Implementations Working Group, ISO Community, HL7 Community, National Nursing Data Standards and/or IHE Community.

Video Standards Create a Global Stage

Three leading international standards bodies, International Standards Organization (ISO), International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) join forces every year to celebrate World Standards Day on October 14, which is a means of paying tribute to the collaborative efforts of thousands of experts worldwide who develop the voluntary technical agreements that are published as International Standards.

Advances in video technology have changed our world, revolutionizing entertainment, connecting friends and families across the globe, enriching our communications experiences and enabling major improvements in medical care and education. Read the World Standards Day message from the IEC, ISO and ITU.

Webinar: Discover how virtual standards create a global stage, October 17

Join eHealth Ontario on October 17 for a special one-hour webinar celebrating World Standards Day. Hear experts discuss the benefits of using virtual care to have secure, real-time interactive health care experiences for home and community care and for cancer care.

This year’s live stream event will highlight the importance of virtual standards to enable a patient’s ability to self manage care.

Ontario Health’s Bill Hatanaka and eHealth Ontario’s Sue Schneider will be joined by Sandra Mierdel (Ontario Telemedicine Network) and Stephanie Woodard (Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation).

Continuing education credits for participating health informatics and health information management professionals are available.

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