Digital health and rare diseases

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Contributed by Virve Aljas, Manager, Employee Communications & Engagement, Ontario Medical Association I have a vested interest in improving digital health systems. The information housed across a number of systems within different institutions can be applied directly to research that could save my…

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Making population health measurement simpler for clinicians, in Ontario Health Teams and daily practice

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Contributed by Darren Larsen, MD, Chief Medical Officer, OntarioMD   With fairly radical transformation happening in health care in Ontario as we speak, a question looms large: how do we measure success?  How do we know that the change we get is what we need? Which lens…

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Still using Windows 7? Keep patients’ information safe by upgrading before Windows 7 support ends.

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Still using Windows 7? Keep patients’ information safe by upgrading before Windows 7 support ends.
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Contributed by Ariane Siegel, General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer, OntarioMD In a busy primary care practice, it is critical that your computer hardware and software are up to date with the latest security updates. This task is essential to helping protect patients’…

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I thought I knew what digital health was…

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Contributed by Kathy Tudor, Director, Communications and Marketing, OntarioMD I have a passion for all things digital. I used to love sticky notes, now I use the notes and calendar tools on my smartphone for things like my shopping list and appointment reminders.…

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3 Reasons to Attend OntarioMD’s EMR: Every Step Conference in Ottawa

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OntarioMD’s EMR: Every Step Conference returns to Ottawa on June 13, 2019. A lot has changed in the health care sector since our last Ottawa conference in 2017. The provincial government has announced a renewed focus on integrated, patient-centred care, driven by EMRs…

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Digital Health Week with Dr. Darren Larsen

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Dr. Darren Larsen, CMIO of OntarioMD, discusses the contributions of OntarioMD to digital health in our latest vlog entry as part of Digital Health Week. https://vimeo.com/242802932

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Measuring the System’s Fault Lines

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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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