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  • Mobile health app with patient and doctor

    “Personalize my healthcare” with digital apps and e-Health!

    February 20, 2020 | Randy Filinski

    For the past 15 years, I have been a volunteer advocate for healthcare, and in the last two years, I have been a patient advocate for the e-Health Conference. Why would I do this, and is it beneficial to improving healthcare? Yes!!! My mantra for years has been to “personalize my healthcare,” from birth to […]

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  • Head full of flowers

    Notes from an e-Health veteran

    February 4, 2020 | Naima Salemohamed

    For some, the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. But for me, it is e-Health season: a time to connect and meet new people in the e-Health field. This will be my fourth e-Health and I am excited for all the hot topics on the agenda this year. e-Health with Mental Health […]

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  • Doctor and patient talking with each other

    Meet the engaged patients

    February 3, 2020 | Ellie Yu, Virginia Jamet & Katie Bryski

    How involved are you in making decisions and taking action to improve your health and wellness? How confident do you feel navigating the health system? With recent developments in digital health across Canada, more and more Canadians are taking their healthcare into their own hands, becoming engaged to improve their health outcomes. But who are […]

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  • Doctor's image in a cellphone

    It’s 2020. Who can actually email their doctor?

    January 23, 2020 | Bobby Gheorghiu

    Electronic access to healthcare information and services for Canadians has slowly increased over the past decade, with momentum growing in the past two years. Virtual care empowers individuals to manage how and where their personal health information is accessed in order to securely communicate with healthcare providers. It has been shown to lead to reduced […]

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  • Patients and caregivers at e-Health 2019: Closing remarks

    August 14, 2019 | Francine Buchanan

    On May 29th, I was honoured to speak at the closing session of the e-Health 2019 Conference. Although it was me up at the mic, a multitude of voices combined to create the words I spoke. I was speaking on behalf of an amazing group of patient partners, advocates, and now friends that attended the […]

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