From learning to leading: Career-building tips from emerging digital health professionals

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Join us for this engaging professional development webinar featuring three Emerging Professional members sharing stories from their personal career journeys. Learn how they navigated the transition from student to professional, what worked and what didn't, and what they learned along the way about connecting with the Canadian digital health community through membership. This webinar is […]

Webinar Wednesay – “Patient Portal Soup”: Addressing Equitable Access for All

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Today's healthcare landscape finds patients struggling to navigate multitudes of portals, processes, systems and passwords to gain access to health information. Patients are literally drowning in portal “soup”. This presentation delves into the multifaceted problem of the overwhelming number of patient portals and the proposed solution to mitigate this confusion.

Supporting Primary Care with Evidence-Based Digital Point-of-Care Tools

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The Evidence2Practice Ontario (E2P) program is focused on digitizing quality standards in both primary care and acute care to support clinicians in delivering high-quality care across the province. E2P is co-led by the Centre for Effective Practice, the eHealth Centre of Excellence and North York General Hospital. E2P is funded by Ontario Health as part […]

Industry Showcase: Partnering to Craft a Population Health Management Approach for Cardiovascular Disease in Alberta

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Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) is a growing challenge, placing increasing strain on healthcare system resources. New and innovative approaches that leverage data and digital solutions are needed in order to tackle this complex and dynamic challenge. Join us to learn about a partnership between Alberta Health and Novartis that seeks to reimagine the approach to […]

National Forum on AI in Healthcare

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Digital Health Canada's CHIEF Executive Forum and Health Canada are partnering to execute a virtual National Forum on AI in Healthcare. This event will raise awareness with federal, provincial, and territorial senior leaders of advancements in AI for healthcare and offer a forum to discuss priorities for AI in healthcare, including risks, opportunities, and safeguards […]

Webinar Wednesday Healthcare Innovation Rounds – Navigating Administrative Burden: Meaningful Digital Health Solutions for Community Family Medicine

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** This session is part of the Webinar Wednesday Healthcare Innovation Rounds series and has has been certified for Mainpro+® credit. ** Join us for an insightful discussion on the challenges and opportunities faced by community physicians in today's healthcare landscape. We'll explore the administrative burden experienced by family doctors and examine the evolving role […]

Webinar Wednesday – Enabling Digital Patient Engagement Across the Mental Health Journey

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A digital front door platform developed by a large mental health hospital is a single point-of-entry for patients and families to engage in their mental health journey. This presentation will highlight key platform functions, report preliminary results, and share reflections on the collaborative relationship between the hospital and platform vendor.

Digital Health Canada Board of Directors – Virtual Election

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The Digital Health Canada Board Development Committee invited Digital Health Canada members in good standing to put their name forward for election to the Board of Directors. The nomination period closed March 29, 2024. Digital Health Canada strives to have a diverse Board representing our equitably-supported membership represents the cultural, generational, geographic, sectoral and disciplinary […]

Secure Medical Records Sharing: Innovations in Federated Learning for Disease Surveillance

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Electronic Medical Records are secure, private, lifetime records containing patient-health and point-of-care histories within the healthcare system, which can be used for disease surveillance, clinical studies, and many others. It is hard to share and use EMR data across jurisdictions because of the differences and barriers in data governance and architecture, as well as data […]

The Technical and Ethical Complexities of Genomic EHR Integration

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Molecular genetics technology has rapidly advanced over the last decade with significant acceleration as a result of SARS-CoV2. Improved testing platforms, lowered costs, and a wider range of options available for patients have outpaced the ability of electronic health records to store and make use of genetic data. This session will discuss the complexities surrounding […]

Virtual Waiting Room at Urgent + Primary Care Centres: Improving Health Outcomes for Chemotherapy Patients Using Digital Remote Symptom Monitoring

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Part 1 Urgent and Primary Care Centres (UPCC) across Vancouver Coastal Health were previously experiencing increased capacity and congestion in their waiting rooms. Overcrowded waiting rooms further increased patient’s frustration and anxiety when visiting the UPCC. Since the implementation of a virtual waiting room, waiting room congestion has decreased and has significantly improved patient satisfaction […]