COMPASS – USING TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE PATIENT NAVIGATION

By: Compass Team

Healthcare providers increasingly use electronic health records and ICT. Patients increasingly use the Internet to access health information. A project team composed of front line staff, volunteers and patient advocates from the Vancouver Island Cancer Centre (part of the BC Cancer Agency) are working on the design of a unique patient portal solution that is intended to provide patients with better access to health information and enhance patient navigation through their care process.

COMPASS – Using Technology to Enhance Patient Navigation