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Health Solutions: Health Information

health solutions: Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor said the plan is to modernize the management of health information, according to The Chronicle Herald. This means that patients will finally be able to see their own health information, the minister told a news conference Tuesday. The money will be invested by Canada Health Infoway, an independent, not-for-profit organization that promotes digital health solutions across Canada. It will also create an electronic prescription service, which means that prescriptions can go directly from the doctor's office to the pharmacy. This will be a game changer, significantly improving the way doctors, pharmacies and hospitals operate, Petitpas Taylor said. The announcement came at the conclusion of a meeting in Summerside, P.E.I., that included the four Atlantic premiers and federal ministers responsible for the Atlantic Growth Strategy. ( As reported in the news.