Success in business today requires leadership commitment to a culture of health. Harvard University describes this as a culture that delivers lasting competitive advantage and is built upon a broad framework that encompasses customer health, employee health, community health, and environmental health. Employers are a pivotal piece of the puzzle and often the first line of defense for wellness and prevention.
In a physician’s busy schedule, every minute counts. Adding a dashboard to EMRs allows physicians to monitor trends and compare their indicator metrics with others who are using the dashboards so they can proactively take action and engage with them
We are highlighting the amazing work done by pharmacists to let them know how much we appreciate them.
In this second article in a series that identifies the crucial strong foundations that will catalyze Canada’s healthcare journey to move beyond incremental improvements, Michael Guerriere advocates why ePrescribing needs to top the priority lists of all healthcare players. Many lives are depending on it.
Blogger Christine McNaughton shares how innovations in health care are allowing her aging parents to stay happy and healthy in their remote Ontario community.
One of the oldest practicing physicians in North America recognizes the life-saving potential of digital health technology.
At TELUS Health, we're using our technology expertise to support better health outcomes for Canadians. We’ve invested over $1 billion in health because we want mobile devices to become personal healthcare devices. We want to replace hours in a waiting room with online tools. And we want patients to be able to book appointments or refill prescriptions from wherever they are. We want to make a difference. The future of healthcare is friendly.
The University of Alberta Family Medicine team uses automated appointment reminders to effectively reduce patient no-show rates by 60%. Read more
Supporting the journey toward better health outcomes for employers and employees in Canada Read more
Success in business today requires leadership commitment to a culture of health. Employers are a pivotal piece of the puzzle and often the first line of defense for wellness and prevention. Read more
In a physician’s busy schedule, every minute counts. Adding a dashboard to EMRs allows physicians to monitor trends and proactively take action Read more
Ultimately it’s people who make or break technology: by embracing it – or giving it the cold shoulder. How do you make sure your health technology is adopted and delivers on its long-term promise? Read more
Home health monitoring (HHM) programs keep patients healthier. But new program evaluation results show that HHM also makes a very big impact on health well beyond the duration of the program. Read more
We are highlighting the amazing work done by pharmacists to let them know how much we appreciate them. Read more
ePrescribing is fundamental to redefining Canada’s health ecosystem, improving patient safety, mediation adherence and, ultimately, patient outcomes and saving lives. Read more
After years of sorting through paper charts, three physicians in different communities across the country all had the same thought: there had to be a better way to store and access patient information. Read more
Blogger Christine McNaughton shares how innovations in health care are allowing her aging parents to stay happy and healthy in their remote Ontario community. Read more
One of the oldest practicing physicians in North America recognizes the life-saving potential of digital health technology. Read more
To celebrate Family Physician Week, TELUS Health is highlighting Canadian physicians making a difference in family medicine and using technology to improve the health and well-being of their patients. Read more
Technology is everywhere and has changed how we communicate, work, learn and relax. It is also changing the way we manage our health. Here are 3 ways technology is helping us manage our prescriptions. Read more
Secure and convenient electronic communication among a patient’s care team – primary care providers, specialists, pharmacists and patients themselves – is core to redefining Canada’s health ecosystem. Read more
At TELUS Health, we believe more effective and efficient healthcare delivery is about harnessing the powerful benefits, technology can offer. Read more
Creating sustainable drug plans that reduce spend without reducing access is a shared responsibility that requires new players working in concert. There’s a need for a change. The question is: how can we do this? Read more