Compassion in Digital Health – Innovation within Digital Health has the potential to heal or harm

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by Dr. Keith Thompson, OMD Physician Peer Leader This column was originally posted on Dr. Thompson's LinkedIn on July 10, 2022. Compassion - HHR Staff- An Asset or an Expense? This is the first in a series of Newsletters that I will explore…

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OMD Luminary Awards – Honouring clinicians who inspire in digital health!

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Watch this video and get inspired to acknowledge your colleague! OMD’s annual Luminary Awards will begin accepting 2022 nominations next Monday, June 13. This is your opportunity to acknowledge a clinician colleague who has embraced and inspired the use of #digitalhealth tools in their practice…

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Technology tips for treating patients with insomnia 

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by Dr. John Crosby, OMD Physician Peer Leader This blog post features useful tips for treating patients with insomnia, offered by Dr. John Crosby, an OntarioMD (OMD) Physician Peer Leader and practicing family physician in Cambridge, Ontario. OMD offers a variety of blog posts…

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Part 2: 10 Reasons Doctors are Late and How to Fix Them

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Part 2: 10 Reasons Doctors are Late and How to Fix Them
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By Dr. John Crosby, OMD Physician Peer Leader This is part 2 of our video blog (vlog) where Dr. Crosby discusses time management tips for doctors. OMD can help you to reduce paperwork using your EMR and provide other advice to save time…

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The 10 Reasons Doctors Are Late and How to Fix Them

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By Dr. John Crosby, OMD Physician Peer Leader In this 2-part video blog (vlog), Dr. Crosby discusses time management tips for doctors. OMD can help you to reduce paperwork using your EMR and provide other advice to save time and effort. Contact us…

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Digital Health and Virtual Care Day: Another Huge Success!

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by Dr. Chandi Chandrasena, OMD Chief Medical Officer On September 30, OntarioMD (OMD) hosted its second annual Digital Health and Virtual Care (DHVC) Day Conference. This full-day online event was complimentary and featured CME-accredited educational sessions on digital and virtual care topics geared…

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COVID-19 Historical Reports: Important Message from OMD’s Chief Medical Officer

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by Dr. Chandi Chandrasena, Chief Medical Officer, OntarioMD OntarioMD (OMD) is aware that HRM-COVaxON historical reports are creating added work for many physicians.  As a family physician with a busy clinic in Ottawa, I acutely understand what these added reports are doing to your workload.    We had consulted extensively…

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Breaking the Visit – collecting health data before and after in person clinical visits

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Dr. Daniel Pepe, OntarioMD Physician Peer Leader The Covid-19 pandemic has challenged us in so many ways.  One major change we have seen within our own office is that seeing patients routinely for hypertension or diabetes has become less frequent than in the…

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Virtual Care is Here to Stay – by Dr. Darren Larsen, Chief Medical Officer, OntarioMD

The last four months have seen the rapid rise of the use of virtual care tools in practice.  This has been a remarkable change. Doctors went from about 7% use of virtual care to 89% of primary care physicians using a virtual care…

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Integration and Enterprise Primary Care: A Point of View

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  Author - Paul Sulkers, Healthcare Consultant The COVID crisis is placing huge demands on the Ontario health system, with a heavy reliance on acute care, perhaps our last line of defense. COVID has also brought in to focus the need for strong…

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