OMD Blog/Article: 2022 Luminary Award Winner Story – Dr. Howard Cohen

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By Kathy Tudor, Director, Communications & Marketing, OntarioMD Ontario’s doctors inspire me every day. I see their dedication to their patients whenever I use the health care system. I read about the immense workload they face. We, at OntarioMD (OMD), hear their feedback…

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How I manage the top 12 diagnoses in family practice using my computer

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By Dr. John Crosby, OMD Physician Peer Leader and practicing family physician in Cambridge, Ontario  OntarioMD (OMD) offers a variety of blog posts to support clinicians with digital health tips and tools for varying skill levels. Content is tailored towards clinicians’ diverse needs,…

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The Art of the Chart: 10 Tips That Help Me Never Chart at Home

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By Dr. Ted Jablonski, who is a singer-songwriter, emerging playwright and neophyte poet who has retired his family practice to focus on sexual medicine and transgender health in Southern Alberta. He now finds himself advising medical students at the Cumming School of Medicine…

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“You’re going to need a bigger boat…”: Protecting Your Community Practice from Cyber Threats 

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By Patricia Borja, Legal Intern, OntarioMD Canadian health care institutions are attractive targets for would-be cyber attackers. Volumes of sensitive information, as well as clinicians’ reliance on networked systems to provide care, present vulnerabilities to exploit. Recent attacks against hospitals and provincial networks…

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Don’t Miss OMD’s Digital Health Conference!

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By Cedaleia Graham, Digital Marketing & Communications Specialist OntarioMD (OMD) will be virtually hosting our third annual Digital Health & Virtual Care (DHVC) Conference on September 29 and 30. This 2-day event is complimentary and features CME-accredited educational sessions on digital health and…

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Social Factors & Digital Health Tools in Opioid Management

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By Christina Jones, Policy Analyst, OntarioMD  THE ISSUE  Opioid-related harms continue to be an ongoing epidemic health care providers and policymakers are striving to remedy. The experience of the COVID-19 pandemic brought forward the significance of social determinants of health (SDOH) in connection…

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A Taste of Quality Improvement from an OMD Advisor

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By Cedaleia Graham, Communications & Marketing Intern Working in a rapidly changing and increasingly stressful environment, physicians are finding themselves spending less time focusing on their wellness and more time overworking themselves to the point of burnout.  In one of our recent OMD…

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Compassion in Digital Health – Innovation within Digital Health has the potential to heal or harm

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by Dr. Keith Thompson, OMD Physician Peer Leader This column was originally posted on Dr. Thompson's LinkedIn on July 10, 2022. Compassion - HHR Staff- An Asset or an Expense? This is the first in a series of Newsletters that I will explore…

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OMD Luminary Awards – Honouring clinicians who inspire in digital health!

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Watch this video and get inspired to acknowledge your colleague! OMD’s annual Luminary Awards will begin accepting 2022 nominations next Monday, June 13. This is your opportunity to acknowledge a clinician colleague who has embraced and inspired the use of #digitalhealth tools in their practice…

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