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Niagara Health patients are first in Ontario to access diagnostic scans under one digital ID

Niagara Health patients are first in Ontario to access diagnostic scans under one digital ID

Posted Jun 23rd, 2021

Patients at Niagara Health are among the first in the province who can access their diagnostic records through Ontario trusted account, a unique patient digital identity service.

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Digital identity service to place patients at the centre of their care

Digital identity service to place patients at the centre of their care

Posted Mar 30th, 2021

Niagara Health, Southlake Regional Health Centre, North York General Hospital, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and their technology partners, IDENTOS and SecureKey Technologies, are proud to introduce the Ontario trusted account

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Visitor information and screening form now available on the Niagara Health Navigator app

Visitor information and screening form now available on the Niagara Health Navigator app

Posted Aug 18th, 2020

Patients and visitors are now able to access the online screening form through the Niagara Health Navigator app. Filling out the form prior to arriving at NH sites is the quickest and easiest way for patients and visitors to enter the building.

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Extraordinary Innovation: Niagara Health is using microbiology to deliver patients’ test results faster

Extraordinary Innovation: Niagara Health is using microbiology to deliver patients’ test results faster

Posted Jul 16th, 2020

Niagara Health’s St. Catharines Site Laboratory has expanded its expertise with the introduction of microbiology to test blood cultures in-house, providing quick and direct access to patient test results.

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Niagara Health Navigator adds Resuming Services feature

Niagara Health Navigator adds Resuming Services feature

Posted Jul 9th, 2020

As Niagara Health works through the process to resume clinical services and schedule appointments for patients who have been waiting for care, another feature on the Niagara Health Navigator app is now available for patients to get answers to their most pressing questions.

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Niagara Health Navigator COVID-19 Update

Niagara Health Navigator COVID-19 Update

Posted Mar 25th, 2020

Niagara Health Navigator app has updated its newest release to include two new features related to COVID-19. 

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New features now available on Niagara Health Navigator

New features now available on Niagara Health Navigator

Posted Feb 24th, 2020

Navigator continues its development towards becoming a one-stop-shop for people to get health information more easily from Niagara Health and our partners.

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Improving patient care with 19 Leading Practices

Improving patient care with 19 Leading Practices

Posted Feb 19th, 2020

Niagara Health has two more Leading Practices accepted by the Health Standards Organization that support patients in the region. The latest initiatives – Unit Based Teams and the Difficult Airway Pathway research program – focus on innovative ways to improve patient care.

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Be at the centre of your care with Niagara Health Navigator

Be at the centre of your care with Niagara Health Navigator

Posted Oct 9th, 2019

We're revolutionizing the way patients connect to healthcare information and their care providers. Download Niagara Health Navigator for free from the App Store or Google play and provide your feedback.

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Working together from kilometers away to save kids’ lives

Working together from kilometers away to save kids’ lives

Posted May 22nd, 2019

Tele-resuscitation system - first of its kind in Ontario - allows McMaster Children's Hospital and Niagara Health emergency teams to work together to care for patients.

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