Telus Health

Telus Health Records Now Used by 2 Million Canadians

Telus Health’s Personal Health Record (PHR) technology, which made its debut in multiple western provinces in 2019, has reached the significant milestone of providing two million Canadians with access to their own digital health record. The technology provides citizens a single point of access to their own health data, including test results and trends, immunization records,...

B.C. Medical Services Watchdog Looks Into Telus Health LifePlus Program [Update]

[caption id="attachment_374739" align="aligncenter" width="512"] Image: Telus; Reception at the TELUS Health Care Centre located on Nelson Street in Vancouver, B.C.[/caption] According to the Vancouver Sun, British Columbia's Medical Services Commission has launched a probe into the private, fee-based services offered by Telus Health to determine if they allow patients to jump the queue, which would be...

Telus Health App Ignored Privacy Laws in Alberta, Says Privacy Commissioner [Update]

According to Alberta’s privacy commissioner, the Telus Health app (formerly known as Babylon) has ignored privacy laws in the province. Reports released back in July by the privacy commissioner said the Telus Health app did not meet requirements of the Health Information Act (HIA) and Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA), reports CBC News. Specifically, the Telus...

Telus Health Can Now Virtually Monitor Lung Transplant Patients Recovering at Home

Announcing the expansion of its Home Health Monitoring (HHM) solution, Telus Health has today revealed that its remote monitoring technology can now be used to digitally monitor the recovery of lung transplant patients in their own homes by enabling virtual healthcare teams to provide medical support remotely. Launched  in partnership with the Saskatchewan Health Authority and...