Part 2 of OntarioMD’s Virtual Panel on the Digital Health Transition

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This is the second part of our OntarioMD virtual panel discussion, in which we ask the patient advocates and clinicians who spoke at our Ottawa EMR: Every Step Conference keynote panel in June for their insights on the question “What will a successful…

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OntarioMD’s Virtual Panel Discusses the Digital Health Transition

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If you attended OntarioMD’s Ottawa EMR: Every Step Conference this past June, you know about the amazing discussion and insights shared by our keynote panel on the challenges and opportunities of patient access to electronic medical information. We’ve invited our Ottawa panelists to…

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Digital health and rare diseases

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Contributed by Virve Aljas, Manager, Employee Communications & Engagement, Ontario Medical Association I have a vested interest in improving digital health systems. The information housed across a number of systems within different institutions can be applied directly to research that could save my…

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Making population health measurement simpler for clinicians, in Ontario Health Teams and daily practice

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Contributed by Darren Larsen, MD, Chief Medical Officer, OntarioMD   With fairly radical transformation happening in health care in Ontario as we speak, a question looms large: how do we measure success?  How do we know that the change we get is what we need? Which lens…

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Still using Windows 7? Keep patients’ information safe by upgrading before Windows 7 support ends.

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Still using Windows 7? Keep patients’ information safe by upgrading before Windows 7 support ends.
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Contributed by Ariane Siegel, General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer, OntarioMD In a busy primary care practice, it is critical that your computer hardware and software are up to date with the latest security updates. This task is essential to helping protect patients’…

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I thought I knew what digital health was…

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Contributed by Kathy Tudor, Director, Communications and Marketing, OntarioMD I have a passion for all things digital. I used to love sticky notes, now I use the notes and calendar tools on my smartphone for things like my shopping list and appointment reminders.…

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3 Reasons to Attend OntarioMD’s EMR: Every Step Conference in Ottawa

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OntarioMD’s EMR: Every Step Conference returns to Ottawa on June 13, 2019. A lot has changed in the health care sector since our last Ottawa conference in 2017. The provincial government has announced a renewed focus on integrated, patient-centred care, driven by EMRs…

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Track Your EMR Improvements with an OntarioMD EMR Progress Assessment

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If you’re using an OntarioMD-certified electronic medical record (EMR) in your practice, you’re one of approximately 17,000 primary care clinicians in Ontario who’ve integrated this valuable patient management tool into your workflow. You’ve seen how your EMR makes your work better, more efficient…

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Ontario Health Teams are Coming!

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Contributed by Dr. Darren Larsen, Chief Medical Officer, OntarioMD Change is happening now in Ontario healthcare. It has been needed for some time, but a new provincial government with a demand to deliver high value for public dollars is making the change imminent.…

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It’s Amazing What I Can Do with My EMR!

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Dr. David Weinstein Contributed by Dr. David Weinstein - Nephrologist, Belleville, ON I wanted to share my experiences with other physicians and offices about some tools for my Electronic Medical Record in Ontario. I have been a physician in Ontario since 2015 and…

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