Health and Safety

Published on Fri, 09/04/2009 by Canada Health Infoway

Pharmaceutical Information Network means better patient care for Albertans

Pharmaceutical Information Network means better patient care for Albertans

ATTN: ALBERTA NEWS/HEALTH EDITORS
Pharmaceutical Information Network means better patient care for Albertans

A safe and efficient electronic system to view patient medication records is leading to better health care for Albertans.

Published on Fri, 09/04/2009 by Canada Health Infoway

PharmaNet Expanding to Further Improve Patient Care

PharmaNet Expanding to Further Improve Patient Care

ATTN: BRITISH COLUMBIA NEWS/HEALTH EDITORS
PharmaNet Expanding to Further Improve Patient Care

British Columbia's PharmaNet Drug Information System (DIS) is a province-wide success. Last year alone PharmaNet protected patients by helping pharmacists identify potentially adverse drug events in some 30,000 prescriptions. In total, more than 55 million prescriptions were processed through the system, which links all BC community pharmacies with a central data system.

Published on Fri, 09/04/2009 by Canada Health Infoway

Drug Profile Viewer provides medication history for ER patients

Drug Profile Viewer provides medication history for ER patients

ATTN: ONTARIO (GTA VERSION) NEWS/HEALTH EDITORS
Drug Profile Viewer provides medication history for ER patients

Ontario's Drug Profile Viewer (DPV) technology is having a major impact on patient safety according to health care providers in hospital emergency rooms.

Published on Fri, 09/04/2009 by Canada Health Infoway

e-Health technology coming to province's community pharmacies

e-Health technology coming to province's community pharmacies

ATTN: NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR NEWS/HEALTH EDITORS
e-Health technology coming to province's community pharmacies

Coming soon to a community pharmacy near you, the Pharmacy Network, Newfoundland and Labrador’s electronic drug information system (DIS), will help to ensure greater patient safety for citizens of Newfoundland and Labrador needing prescriptions filled.

Published on Fri, 09/04/2009 by Canada Health Infoway

Drug Profile Viewer provides medication history for ER patients

Drug Profile Viewer provides medication history for ER patients

ATTN: ONTARIO (OTTAWA VERSION) NEWS/HEALTH EDITORS
Drug Profile Viewer provides medication history for ER patients

Ontario's Drug Profile Viewer (DPV) technology is having a major impact on patient safety according to health care providers in Ontario’s hospital emergency rooms.

Published on Fri, 09/04/2009 by Canada Health Infoway

PEI leading Canada in implementing drug information systems

PEI leading Canada in implementing drug information systems

ATTN: PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND NEWS/HEALTH EDITORS
PEI leading Canada in implementing drug information systems

Published on Fri, 09/04/2009 by Canada Health Infoway

Pharmaceutical Information Program Safeguards Saskatchewan Patients

Pharmaceutical Information Program Safeguards Saskatchewan Patients

ATTN: SASKATCHEWAN (SASKATOON) NEWS/HEALTH EDITORS
Pharmaceutical Information Program Safeguards Saskatchewan Patients

The overdose death of a Saskatoon man, who had received some 300 prescriptions in the year before his death, was partially responsible for the development of Saskatchewan's Pharmaceutical Information Program (PIP).

Published on Fri, 09/04/2009 by Canada Health Infoway

Pharmaceutical Information Program Safeguards Saskatchewan Patients

Pharmaceutical Information Program Safeguards Saskatchewan Patients

ATTN: SASKATCHEWAN NEWS/HEALTH EDITORS
Pharmaceutical Information Program Safeguards Saskatchewan Patients

The overdose death of a Saskatoon man, who had received some 300 prescriptions in the year before his death, was partially responsible for the development of Saskatchewan's Pharmaceutical Information Program (PIP).

Published on Mon, 08/17/2009 by Ontario Chiropractic Association (OCA)

A Healthier You in 15 minutes

A Healthier You in 15 minutes

Everyone knows that being active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle but finding the time to fit a workout into our hectic schedules can be a challenge. The key is to establish a healthy habit, and Ontario chiropractors believe that it's okay to start small — with a focused 15 minutes of physical activity each day.

Published on Wed, 07/22/2009 by 3M Canada

Steering Safely through Construction Zones

Steering Safely through Construction Zones

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It's more likely than not that this summer your drive to work, the park or vacation destination includes a detour around a construction work zone.

These areas, familiar on public roadways with orange reflective signs, flashing lights, pylons and temporary road markings, can put a speed bump in anyone's day.

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