Digital Health Week: OntarioMD’s Ariane Siegel on Data Privacy

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In today's Digital Health Week video, OntarioMD General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer Ariane Siegel speaks about the importance of keeping patient data safe and secure - and OntarioMD's commitment to helping clinicians ensure they're able to do this. https://vimeo.com/372413914

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Digital Health Week Message from Dr. Darren Larsen

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As Digital Health Week 2019 continues, we bring you a video message from OntarioMD Chief Medical Officer Dr. Darren Larsen. Watch for Dr. Larsen's insights on how the work of OntarioMD and our sector partners are helping advance practice efficiency and patient care.…

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Happy Digital Health Week!

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OntarioMD has spent 15 years helping physician practices adopt and implement digital health technology. All week, we'll be sharing messages from OntarioMD leadership team members focused on how digital health is helping transform the system. To kick things off, here's a message from…

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My Patient Experience in Denmark and Canada

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Contributed by Patrick Kitchen Throughout recent years, a recurrent health problem has required me to make frequent visits to my family physician, a specialist’s clinic and occasionally the ER. I became used to the routine of explaining what happened, describing previous events to…

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Virtual Visits: Hype or Hope?

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Contributed by Dr. Anil Maheshwari In this time of ongoing changes in our healthcare system, technology has emerged as one of the most promising ways to provide better care for our patients. One of the key areas of focus for the new Ontario…

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The Impact of AI Automation in Healthcare

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Contributed by Dr. Sunny Vikrum Malhotra The application of artificial intelligence (AI) in the medical field holds great potential for improving patient health. AI has already made an impact around the world, assisting in the process of diagnosing, treating and preventing many health…

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Part 2 of OntarioMD’s Virtual Panel on the Digital Health Transition

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This is the second part of our OntarioMD virtual panel discussion, in which we ask the patient advocates and clinicians who spoke at our Ottawa EMR: Every Step Conference keynote panel in June for their insights on the question “What will a successful…

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OntarioMD’s Virtual Panel Discusses the Digital Health Transition

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If you attended OntarioMD’s Ottawa EMR: Every Step Conference this past June, you know about the amazing discussion and insights shared by our keynote panel on the challenges and opportunities of patient access to electronic medical information. We’ve invited our Ottawa panelists to…

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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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