Journalism in the Twitter Age: How Health Care Partners Can Help Shape Stories

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Contributed by Hinna Hatif and Neil Faba, OntarioMD Communications and Marketing  As communications professionals with journalism backgrounds, we’ve both had a front-row seat to rapid change in the industry. In our case, we’re also focused on the changes that digital health has brought…

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EMR Tips Video Series

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Contributed by Dr. Adam Stewart  Dr. Stewart has started a series of videos, hosted on YouTube, that show tips on how to use TELUS PS Suite EMR more effectively and efficiently. The goal is for each short video to be approximately 2-10 minutes…

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Focus on eConsult: One Physician’s Experience

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Contributed by Dr. Anil Maheshwari, Grandview Medical Centre Family Health Team It’s no secret that wait times for specialists are an issue throughout Ontario. Depending on the area of the province and type of specialist sought, wait times can range from a few…

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Shared Experiences in Digital Health: Visit by the Norwegian Minister of Health and Care Services and Delegation to OntarioMD

https://vimeo.com/257142099 Contributed by Sarah Hutchison On January 24, OntarioMD had the honour of welcoming Norway’s Ambassador to Canada, Her Excellency, Mrs. Anne Kari Hansen Ovind, and the Minister of Health and Care Services, Mr. Bent Høie and his delegation, to our office. The…

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Change Day Ontario: Celebrating Health System Change Through Patient Stories

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Contributed by Michael Savage  When I joined the OntarioMD team in June 2017, I was excited to be part of an organization that has both a start-up vibe and a true commitment to building a more seamless and connected Ontario health care system.…

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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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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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Change Day Pledge

Change Day is a grassroots movement that is being adopted around the world to improve quality compassionate care. In Canada, the British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan Health Councils have all championed successful Change Days over the last two years. Change Day Ontario has been…

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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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