PrescribeIT could soon be nationwide e-prescription service

PrescribeIT appears to be well on its way to becoming the nationwide e-prescription service, after reaching agreements with 7 provinces...

April 8th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Canadians deserve a health care system that protects their data from misuse

By Dr. Rashaad Bhyat, Clinician Leader, Canada Health Infoway During a typical day at the clinic, patients share personal and...

April 1st, 2019 IT World Canada Team

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There’s no silver bullet solution to solve the opioid crisis, but our health care system can make strides forward

By Tanya Achilles, Director, PrescribeIT Medication Services at Canada Health Infoway In 2016 alone, opioids were responsible for almost one...

February 28th, 2019 IT World Canada Team

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There’s a war for your data and health care is next

By Abigail Carter-Langford, executive director of health information governance & chief privacy officer at Canada Health Infoway As consumers, we...

November 22nd, 2018 IT World Canada Team

This could be the most powerful tool to improve healthcare

Canadians are eager to use their phones to manage their health, but they’d like to see more digital applications used...

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Having end of life conversations shouldn’t be alien to Ontarians

It was the mid 80’s and let’s face it North America was obsessed with aliens. To be fair, Close Encounters...

July 9th, 2017 Aaron Blair

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Infoway releases RFP for electronic prescription service

Canada Health Infoway is asking health IT companies to respond to the newly launched request for proposal (RFP) for PrescribeIT, a new...

October 20th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Infoway touts studies on electronic heath records in Canada

Canada has been on a long and expensive journey to create integrated electronic health records that the medical community can...

October 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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The “EHR for all Ontarians” Progress Report

In 2009, amidst the numerous eHealth boondoggle stories and negative sentiment, I began writing a blog for ITWorld. In one...

January 27th, 2016 Aaron Blair