Saskatchewan program allows online look at personal medical records

REGINA – A pilot program is being launched in Saskatchewan that will allow up to 1,000 people to view their personal health-care information online.

Called the Citizen Health Information Portal, or CHIP, the six-month program will let participants check their personal lab results, immunization history, pharmacy and hospital-visit history from anywhere in the world.

The Canadian Press, Ottawa Citizen February 15, 2016.

The provincial government says in a release that through a secure, personalized login, people will also be able to add medical information to their files, such as health metrics or reminders to take medication.

Participants can also view their children’s health-care information and ask their doctor or other health-care provider to look at their profile.

Feedback from users will be sought throughout the six-month period.

eHealth Saskatchewan, a Treasury Board Crown corporation that provides health-related services electronically to patients and health-care professionals, is overseeing the program.

Source Ottawa Citizen

Also see
Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) Overview from eHealth Saskatchewan on Vimeo
CHIP Pre-Registation from eHealth Saskatchewan on Vimeo
Cloud-based Telehealth Solution from Intel-GE Care Innovations™ to be Launched in Canada in Business Wire
Harvard, IBM Watson and GenieMD launch pilot for patients in iMedical apps
How to Take Charge of Your Medical Records in The Wall Street Journal

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