Digital Health Shift – EMR Quality Dashboard

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In this Digital Health Shift vlog, OntarioMD Chief Medical Information Officer Dr. Darren Larsen discusses the need to help physicians move beyond simply focusing on patient care for individuals, toward being able to more easily analyze their entire patient population and proactively those…

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Darren Larsen on the State of Digital Health in Canada

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This post was originally published April 29th, 2018 on RDP Associates Dr. Darren Larsen is Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) at OntarioMD. As CMIO, Darren provides clinical advice to many provincial and national steering committees and clinician advisory groups and has been instrumental…

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Physicians Own the Value of the Data Within Their EMRs

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Submitted by OntarioMD Dr. Adam Stewart  This blog post was originally published on April 22, 2018, on Dr. Adam Stewart's website at www.stewartmedicine.com.     Information and data have value in every industry. The value of data in health care is only beginning to…

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EMRs and Empathetic Patient Care

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Contributed by OntarioMD Peer Leader Dr. Yves Raymond Recently, Newfoundland physician Dr. Thomas Hall contributed an opinion piece to CanadianHealthcareNetwork.ca, the online home of The Medical Post. Hall’s article – which can be read here (if you’ve registered for a Canadian Healthcare Network…

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London EMR Every Step Conference 2018

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OntarioMD’s EMR: Every Step Conference in London on April 12, 2018 will feature 11 sessions designed to inspire and educate clinicians on how to get more clinical benefits from their EMRs. These sessions have been certified by the College of Family Physicians of…

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Journalism in the Twitter Age: How Health Care Partners Can Help Shape Stories

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Contributed by Hinna Hatif and Neil Faba, OntarioMD Communications and Marketing  As communications professionals with journalism backgrounds, we’ve both had a front-row seat to rapid change in the industry. In our case, we’re also focused on the changes that digital health has brought…

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EMR Tips Video Series

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Contributed by Dr. Adam Stewart  Dr. Stewart has started a series of videos, hosted on YouTube, that show tips on how to use TELUS PS Suite EMR more effectively and efficiently. The goal is for each short video to be approximately 2-10 minutes…

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Focus on eConsult: One Physician’s Experience

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Contributed by Dr. Anil Maheshwari, Grandview Medical Centre Family Health Team It’s no secret that wait times for specialists are an issue throughout Ontario. Depending on the area of the province and type of specialist sought, wait times can range from a few…

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Change Day Ontario: Celebrating Health System Change Through Patient Stories

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Contributed by Michael Savage  When I joined the OntarioMD team in June 2017, I was excited to be part of an organization that has both a start-up vibe and a true commitment to building a more seamless and connected Ontario health care system.…

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