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September 2014
Sep 10, 2014 1:17 PM
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After much work alongside patients, family members, providers and researchers, we’re excited to announce Patients Canada’s Small Changes with Impact initiative – a set of Key Performance Targets (KPTs) for healthcare, informed by patient and family member experiences with the system.

 

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ALL, Patient-centred measures  
  
July 2014

Jul 24, 2014 10:24 AM
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As the number of ehealth applications rises, there appears to be a growing divide between who developers think are using their products ('healthy, fit, not-sick!'), and actual patients. Although their designs help to manage patients' increasingly complex health needs, new applications cater to the 'worried well' - people who can easily learn the technology, who are free from pain and who can consistently track symptoms - versus actual sick people.

 

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ALL, Digital health and patients  
  
June 2014

Jun 25, 2014 11:42 AM

This year Sara Shearkhani's husband was diagnosed with cancer and she became his caregiver. Over 2.5 million Canadians are caring for a chronically ill or disabled loved one, and still caregivers are overlooked and their insight underestimated.

Sara bravely shared her feelings about the marginalization of caregivers in an article published by The Globe and Mail and proved that we have much to learn from the experiences of caregivers.

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