Screening tool addressing poverty in patient populations

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…

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

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.…

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Single EMR for Canada: A Second Opinion

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…

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Maintaining the healthcare system is hard work: My decision to the deep dive into Canada’s most complicated system

Contributed by Janet Song OntarioMD is excited to partner with the Quality Improvement Practical Experience Program (QIPEP) at Queen’s University. Our two organizations share a passion for quality improvement in…

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OntarioMD’s EMR Quality Dashboard and the Important Role of Data Quality

At OntarioMD, we talk frequently about how we add value to the health care system by helping physicians and stakeholder partners realize digital health’s tremendous potential to improve efficiency, reduce wait times, and improve population health management…

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