Don’t Miss OMD’s Digital Health Conference!

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By Cedaleia Graham, Digital Marketing & Communications Specialist OntarioMD (OMD) will be virtually hosting our third annual Digital Health & Virtual Care (DHVC) Conference on September 29 and 30. This 2-day event is complimentary and features CME-accredited educational sessions on digital health and…

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Social Factors & Digital Health Tools in Opioid Management

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By Christina Jones, Policy Analyst, OntarioMD  THE ISSUE  Opioid-related harms continue to be an ongoing epidemic health care providers and policymakers are striving to remedy. The experience of the COVID-19 pandemic brought forward the significance of social determinants of health (SDOH) in connection…

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Compassion in Digital Health – Innovation within Digital Health has the potential to heal or harm

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by Dr. Keith Thompson, OMD Physician Peer Leader This column was originally posted on Dr. Thompson's LinkedIn on July 10, 2022. Compassion - HHR Staff- An Asset or an Expense? This is the first in a series of Newsletters that I will explore…

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OMD Luminary Awards – Honouring clinicians who inspire in digital health!

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Watch this video and get inspired to acknowledge your colleague! OMD’s annual Luminary Awards will begin accepting 2022 nominations next Monday, June 13. This is your opportunity to acknowledge a clinician colleague who has embraced and inspired the use of #digitalhealth tools in their practice…

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Technology tips for treating patients with insomnia 

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by Dr. John Crosby, OMD Physician Peer Leader This blog post features useful tips for treating patients with insomnia, offered by Dr. John Crosby, an OntarioMD (OMD) Physician Peer Leader and practicing family physician in Cambridge, Ontario. OMD offers a variety of blog posts…

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Protecting Patient Privacy in your CPP

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by Dr. Kelli Scott This Peer Leader tip comes from Dr. Kellie Scott, a family physician in St. Thomas. Dr. Scott uses TELUS PS Suite. The Cumulative Patient Profile (CPP) is an important tool in any medical chart. In primary care in particular,…

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Cybersecurity Lessons Learned from a Hacked Doctor

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Written by Artur Gevorgyan, MD, MSc, FRCSC. Head, Division of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery / Rhinologist. Lakeridge Health Corporation. Clinical Adjunct Lecturer. Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. University of Toronto. In today’s fast-paced world of technological change, where digital…

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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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