Track Your EMR Improvements with an OntarioMD EMR Progress Assessment

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If you’re using an OntarioMD-certified electronic medical record (EMR) in your practice, you’re one of approximately 17,000 primary care clinicians in Ontario who’ve integrated this valuable patient management tool into your workflow. You’ve seen how your EMR makes your work better, more efficient…

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Ontario Health Teams are Coming!

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  • Post published:April 24, 2019
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Contributed by Dr. Darren Larsen, Chief Medical Officer, OntarioMD Change is happening now in Ontario healthcare. It has been needed for some time, but a new provincial government with a demand to deliver high value for public dollars is making the change imminent.…

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It’s Amazing What I Can Do with My EMR!

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Dr. David Weinstein Contributed by Dr. David Weinstein - Nephrologist, Belleville, ON I wanted to share my experiences with other physicians and offices about some tools for my Electronic Medical Record in Ontario. I have been a physician in Ontario since 2015 and…

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Screening tool addressing poverty in patient populations

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Submitted by Jerry Zeidenberg  This article references a session that was presented at the EMR: Every Step Conference. Make sure to register for the EMR: Every Step Conference Ottawa at https://www.ontariomd.ca/about-us/events/emr-every-step-conference/emr-every-step-conference-ottawa-2019 for engaging content on OntarioMD digital health products and services. It’s well known…

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OLIS Wizards My EMR

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  • Post published:February 25, 2019
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Contributed by Dr. Steven Klassen, Family Physician, Thunder Bay, ON and OntarioMD Peer Leader Recently, I accepted a 70 year old man into my family practice. He presented to our first encounter with nothing but his spouse to aid his recall. I had…

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Tapering opioids for chronic non-cancer pain patients using an EMR tool and academic detailing

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Submitted by Dr. Kevin Samson The 2017 Canadian Guidelines for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain emphasized the importance of safely minimizing the dose of opioids that patients are being prescribed. The guidelines made it important for me as a primary care provider to…

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Single EMR for Canada: A Second Opinion

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A national electronic health record for primary care - - http://www.cmaj.ca/content/191/2/E28  The above editorial describes the author’s desire and need for a single national Electronic Medical Record (EMR) in primary care.  He speculates that many of our problems in primary care could be solved by such…

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How OntarioMD Measures Our Success

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Since 2004, OntarioMD has supported more than 16,000 Ontario primary care clinicians with the adoption and efficient use of electronic medical records (EMRs) and other digital health technology. From having the lowest rate of adoption among Canadian provinces just eight years ago, the…

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Maintaining the healthcare system is hard work: My decision to the deep dive into Canada’s most complicated system

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Contributed by Janet Song OntarioMD is excited to partner with the Quality Improvement Practical Experience Program (QIPEP) at Queen’s University. Our two organizations share a passion for quality improvement in health care and a commitment to developing future health care leaders. QIPEP aligns…

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One Visit. Multiple Services. Efficient Use of Clinicians’ Time.

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Physician practices can choose multiple digital health services to help them care for their patients effectively and efficiently. They’ve seen the ads, they’ve talked to colleagues who already use them, but simply don’t know who to contact or what’s involved to get the…

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