• Patient partnership is a shared journey of empowerment and collaboration

    February 12, 2024 | Jenna Kedy

    My name is Jenna Kedy, a 19-year-old chronic illness warrior from Nova Scotia, deeply engaged in the realm of patient partnership. Since 2019, at the tender age of 15, I embarked on a journey as a patient partner, collaborating with various organizations, including e-Health. As I reflect on my experiences spanning the pre-pandemic era to […]

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  • Abstract submission guidelines for e-Health 2024

    August 30, 2023 | e-Health Conference and Tradeshow

    Join us at 12PM ET on Wednesday, September 6 for an overview of the e-Health 2024 abstract submission process, with useful tips to help you submit an abstract that will be selected for presentation at e-Health 2024, taking place in Vancouver May 26 – 28. This webinar will cover what to write in your abstract […]

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  • It’s a medical practice, Jim – but not as we know it

    June 5, 2023 | Pat Rich

    Artificial intelligence (AI) – whether old school AI algorithms using “big data” or new normative models using large language models (such as chat GPT) – is already fundamentally changing how some Canadian physicians work and will impact the very nature of medical practice itself. But whether changing approaches to diagnosis and management augmented by AI […]

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  • CIHI: Moving towards e-Health 2023

    April 26, 2023 | David O’Toole

    It’s been years in the making — CIHI will be co-hosting the annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow with Digital Health Canada and Canada Health Infoway in person for the first time since 2019. The past 4 years have shown us all the power of connection. The pandemic put a spotlight on the importance of digital […]

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  • A Bird’s Eye View of Virtual Care! 

    April 26, 2023 | Louise Bird

    Hi, everyone — I am Louise Bird, a Patient Partner who lives in southeastern Saskatchewan; Carlyle, to be exact. I am located on Treaty Four land, inherent land of the Cree, Sioux, Nakota and Métis People. As a Patient Partner I had the pleasure of being part of a Canada Health Infoway/Healthcare Excellence Virtual Care […]

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  • Lost in the Healthcare Maze

    April 26, 2023 | Flavie Laliberte

    Lost in the Healthcare Maze: One Pregnant Woman’s Agonizing Quest for a Simple Referral  How outdated healthcare communication systems create a frustrating experience for patients, from endless phone calls to costly parking meters. Frustration seeps through me as I decide, “This is the last time I’m trying.” I pull out my phone and dial the […]

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  • Understanding the Patient Landscape 

    April 26, 2023 | Brenda Andreas

    For me, health care is personal. As a patient who lives in a small isolated rural community in the middle of the Prairie, I was instilled with the values of independence, resilience, to be a good neighbour and to be active in maintaining the health and well-being of my community through service to others.  There […]

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  • Celebrating, Learning, and Sharing at e-Health2023

    April 19, 2023 | Michael Green

    The annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow is back in-person for the first time since 2019! It will be a great opportunity for everyone in the Canadian digital health community to get together to celebrate our collective achievements, hear from national and international digital health leaders and other engaging speakers, share knowledge about current programs, research, […]

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  • e-Health 2003: Decades away but not

    March 30, 2023 | Pat Rich

    It was a time when Toronto and the world were dealing with the post-pandemic phase of a fatal respiratory virus and the prospects for digital and telehealth appeared to be limitless. While that describes today it also describes 20 years ago. The year was 2003 and thirty-seven pages of handwritten notes about the e-Health Conference […]

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  • What I am looking forward to at e-Health

    March 2, 2023 | Mark Casselman

    What am I most looking forward to at e-Health 2023 Conference and Tradeshow? If I had to choose, I would say I am most looking forward to spending time meeting and talking to hundreds of stakeholders walking the open-plan tradeshow floor, enjoying a coffee with Digital Health Canada members at breaks, and exchanging ideas at […]

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  • Electronic medical records are great but paper still OK too.

    January 17, 2023 | Pat Rich

    Reprinted with permission from Days of Past Futures As we hurtle towards the quarter century mark of the 21st century it is puzzling that use of electronic medical records (EMRs) by Canadian physicians is still not considered by provincial and territorial medical regulatory authorities to be the only standard for the acceptable provision of care. There is […]

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  • Three Reasons why you should attend a Learning Conference this year

    December 1, 2022 | e-Health Conference

    Attending a curated learning conference like e-Health 2023 can be a deeply enriching experience. As the world begins a slow return to normal, live events are making a welcome comeback, especially for isolated work-from-home professionals looking forward to the benefits of in-person learning and networking. Read on for three good reasons to love in-person learning […]

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