Celebrating Digital Health Week

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This week (Nov. 13 to 19) is Digital Health Week. OntarioMD is proud to support this initiative celebrating the important work being done in digital health, and to sponsor the Infoway Partnership Conference in Calgary on November 14 and 15, which will feature…

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Measuring the System’s Fault Lines

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  • Post published:October 25, 2017
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Contributed by Dr. Joshua Tepper, President and CEO of Health Quality Ontario A quality health care system seamlessly delivers care across a broad spectrum of care settings and patient populations. Unfortunately, even a good health care system can have fault lines into which…

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Toronto EMR: Every Step Conference Recap

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  • Post published:October 16, 2017
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Contributed by Revin Samuel   https://vimeo.com/236619954   Thank you to all the attendees, speakers, exhibitors, peer leaders and staff who participating in the 2017 EMR: Every Step Conference this past September 28 in Toronto. The conference was a tremendous success! If you’d liked…

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Small Changes Can Have a Big Impact With EPEP

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  Contributed by Marsha Foster, OntarioMD Practice Enhancement Consultant Does this sound familiar?  Your clinic has had an electronic medical record (EMR) for some time now. Things seem to be running OK… but maybe you expected everything to be a little easier by…

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EMR Every Step Conference Session Profiles

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  • Post published:September 27, 2017
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OntarioMD’s EMR: Every Step Conference in Toronto on September 28, 2017 will feature 25 seminars designed to inspire and educate clinicians on how to get more benefits from their EMR. These sessions have been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada’s…

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Change Day Ontario

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  • Post published:September 19, 2017
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OntarioMD is excited to announce the launch of Digital Health Shift, a series of video blogs covering diverse topics affecting the health care sector today. In our first video blog, OntarioMD CMIO Dr. Darren Larsen, invites you to participate in Change Day Ontario.…

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EMR: Every Step Session Profile Minding Your MEQs: Optimizing your EMR for Safer Opioid Management

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  • Post published:September 19, 2017
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This post was contributed by Dr. Kevin Samson.  OntarioMD’s EMR: Every Step Conference in Toronto on September 28, 2017 will feature 25 seminars designed to inspire and educate clinicians on how to get more benefits from their EMR. In the coming weeks, we’ll…

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EMR is the Solution, Not the Problem

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This post was contributed by Dr. Adam Stewart. The original entry can be found on his blog at https://www.stewartmedicine.com/blog/emr-is-not-the-problem   These days, it seems there is an anti-EMR proclamation to match every anti-vaccination decree. As the old adage goes, “You can lead a horse…

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A Summer as an Intern at OntarioMD

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This blog post was contributed by Summer Intern, IT Deployment and Integration Graeme Larsen.  "Digital Health" is a complicated idea. To the uninitiated, the phrase could mean all manner of things, from robots performing surgery, to artificial intelligence solving diagnostic problems, to information…

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Cheaper PPI options: An EMR QI exercise

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This post was contributed by Dr. Mario Elia. The original entry can be found on his blog at https://drmarioelia.wordpress.com Back in December 2016, I was doing some work around proton pump inhibitor (PPI) costs in Ontario and did some digging into my EMR data…

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