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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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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