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 Vimeo
CHIP Pre-Registation from eHealth Saskatchewan 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 iMedical apps
How to Take Charge of Your Medical Records The Wall Street Journal

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