TITLE

Canada Health Infoway

PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/22/2004 Supplement, Vol. 170, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
This article presents an interview with Richard Alvarez, CEO for Canada Health Infoway. When asked why he wanted this job, Alvarez believes that the use of information and communication technologies is a key driver for the transformational change in the Canadian health care system. He explains the importance of end user involvement in achieving the objective of building electronic health record capacity in Canada.
ACCESSION #
23218707

 

Related Articles

  • Connected Care. CABANIS-BREWIN, JEANNETTE // PM Network;May2014, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p48 

    The article focuses on Canada Health Infoway, an independent nonprofit organization financed by Canada's government which promotes and finances use of medical informatics and telematics by medical care and public health organizations and agencies in that country. The use of project management...

  • Canada Health Infoway and the pan-Canadian Electronic Health Record. Cecutti, Mary Anne // Clinical Leadership & Management Review;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 21 Issue 6, Special section pE1 

    The article offers information on Canada Health Infoway and the pan-Canadian electronic health record (EHR). Infoway is referred as a federally funded organization which recognized a need to integrate many disparate health information technology (IT) systems across the country. It says that EHR...

  • The IT advantage.  // Smart Business Orange County;Jul2009, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p28 

    An interview with Barry Arbuckle, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of MemorialCare Medical Centers in the U.S., is presented. Arbuckle cites the progress in information technology (IT) at MemorialCare Medical Centers. He gives his outlook for the future of physician and ambulatory...

  • Healthcare IT Market will continue to grow in the Next Decade. Dhawad, Dr Ashish // eHEALTH;Apr2014, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p48 

    An interview with Ashish Dhawad, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Medsynaptic is presented. He presents an outlook for radio imaging service (RIS) and picture archiving and communication system (PACS) solutions in the information technology (IT) market. He discusses the benefits of...

  • 'IT Reduces Cost of Cure'. Vaish, Pankaj // eHEALTH;Sep2013, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p18 

    An interview with HealthFore Technologies chief executive officer (CEO) Pankaj Vaish is presented. Topics of the interview include the health information technology (IT) market in India in 2013, the privatisation of health insurance and the IT solutions offered by the company for the healthcare...

  • Digital health tools are a proven ally to patients.  // South Asian Post;3/20/2014, p8 

    The article offers information on the Better Health Together campaign launched by nonprofit organization Canada Health Infoway Inc. in Canada to show the importance of digital health tool in managing chronic health conditions, and facilitating communication between health care providers.

  • Infoway expands scope of clinician support.  // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;Nov2012 Future Practice Supplement, p9 

    The article offers information on Canada Health Infoway Inc. which is improving the quality of care for patients by using electronic health records (EHRs). It informs that a comprehensive peer-to-peer network has been developed by Infoway to make physicians able to assist their colleagues. It...

  • Clinician, upgrade thyself. Miller, Adam // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/8/2013, Vol. 185 Issue 1, pE9 

    The article offers information on the medical education campaign which is launched by Canada Health Infoway Inc. in Canada. It mentions the effort at improvement of healthcare facilities through the use of electronic technologies by the company. It mentions the view of Jennifer Zelmer, senior...

  • Infoway tacks towards "networked" patients. Webster, Paul Christopher // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 4, pE223 

    The article focuses on the promotion of Canada Health Infoway Inc. for the access of patients and physicians to electronic medical records (EMRs). Chief technology officer Dennis Giokas addressed that the access of patients to health records will change health care delivery and the way of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics