Accelerating Digital Health through OntarioMD’s 2020-25 Strategic Plan

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by Sarah Hutchison, OntarioMD Chief Executive Officer The global pandemic has brought a new urgency and demand for digital transformation of health care in Canada and around the world.  With more than 15 years as a trusted leader in clinical engagement and digital health solutions, OntarioMD is well positioned to…

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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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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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OntarioMD’s EMR Quality Dashboard and the Important Role of Data Quality

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At OntarioMD, we talk frequently about how we add value to the health care system by helping physicians and stakeholder partners realize digital health’s tremendous potential to improve efficiency, reduce wait times, and improve population health management and patient outcomes. That’s a key focus of our 2017-2020 Strategic Plan, and is interwoven in…

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What Digital Health Means to Primary Care

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What do you think of when you hear the words digital health? Is it the latest medical health tracker app? Your electronic medical record? Robot doctors?   Digital health includes all these tools, and many more. But the true essence of digital health – and the reason why it’s worth…

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OntarioMD: Advancing digital health in Ontario

Front-line health care providers, quality improvement organizations, digital health delivery leaders and government recognize that digital health delivery has become an indispensable support to keep up with increasing health system demands. It is no longer imaginable that health care could be delivered without…

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EMR Quality Dashboard: Data Quality and Analytics

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In this fourth entry in our video series on the EMR Quality Dashboard, OntarioMD CMO Dr. Darren Larsen discusses the importance of good data quality and how analytics can help patient care through population health management. https://vimeo.com/296938515

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How EPEP Helps You Reach Your Practice Goals

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OntarioMD’s EMR Practice Enhancement Program (EPEP) helps you realize even more value for your patients and your practice by tapping into more of the benefits of your EMR. EPEP staff will work with you and your staff to achieve your unique practice goals, at a time that's…

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EMR Quality Dashboard and Change Management

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Today’s Digital Health Shift vlog is the third in a video series of OntarioMD CMO, Dr. Darren Larsen, speaking about the EMR Quality Dashboard. In this segment, Dr. Larsen discusses how leadership and collaboration amongst health care organizations are driving change to benefit…

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Digital Health helped save my baby and kept me sane twice!

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Submitted by Amanda Story, OntarioMD Practice Advisor  On April 11, 2017, at the Muskoka Algonquin Health Centre in Huntsville, my third child was born. Clark was a perfect 19 inches long and 7.7 pounds, with a full head of hair.  But things quickly…

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