Screening tool addressing poverty in patient populations

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Submitted by Jerry Zeidenberg  This article references a session that was presented at the EMR: Every Step Conference. Make sure to register for the EMR: Every Step Conference Ottawa at https://www.ontariomd.ca/about-us/events/emr-every-step-conference/emr-every-step-conference-ottawa-2019 for engaging content on OntarioMD digital health products and services. It’s well known…

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OLIS Wizards My EMR

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  • Post published:February 25, 2019
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Contributed by Dr. Steven Klassen, Family Physician, Thunder Bay, ON and OntarioMD Peer Leader Recently, I accepted a 70 year old man into my family practice. He presented to our first encounter with nothing but his spouse to aid his recall. I had…

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Tapering opioids for chronic non-cancer pain patients using an EMR tool and academic detailing

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Submitted by Dr. Kevin Samson The 2017 Canadian Guidelines for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain emphasized the importance of safely minimizing the dose of opioids that patients are being prescribed. The guidelines made it important for me as a primary care provider to…

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Single EMR for Canada: A Second Opinion

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A national electronic health record for primary care - - http://www.cmaj.ca/content/191/2/E28  The above editorial describes the author’s desire and need for a single national Electronic Medical Record (EMR) in primary care.  He speculates that many of our problems in primary care could be solved by such…

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