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

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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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Happy Doctors’ Day

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by Robert Fox, OntarioMD Chief Executive Officer Today is one of OntarioMD’s favourite days of the year as it gives us an opportunity to pay tribute and honour the physicians in Ontario, and across Canada, who keep us healthy and safe throughout the…

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Part 2: 10 Reasons Doctors are Late and How to Fix Them

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Part 2: 10 Reasons Doctors are Late and How to Fix Them
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By Dr. John Crosby, OMD Physician Peer Leader This is part 2 of our video blog (vlog) where Dr. Crosby discusses time management tips for doctors. OMD can help you to reduce paperwork using your EMR and provide other advice to save time…

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The 10 Reasons Doctors Are Late and How to Fix Them

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The 10 Reasons Doctors Are Late and How to Fix Them
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By Dr. John Crosby, OMD Physician Peer Leader In this 2-part video blog (vlog), Dr. Crosby discusses time management tips for doctors. OMD can help you to reduce paperwork using your EMR and provide other advice to save time and effort. Contact us…

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Telemental Health Care: Supporting Clinicians & Patients

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Telemental Health Care: Supporting Clinicians & Patients
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by Christina Jones, Policy Analyst, OntarioMD (OMD) The onset and duration of the COVID-19 pandemic and the drastic changes it brought to individuals’ daily lives, including social distancing, and periods of lockdown, impacted mental health across populations and how care could be provided…

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The Value of Digital Health: Leslie’s Health Care Journey

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by Jamie Louie, OntarioMD Why is digital health so important? Even before the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated the rapid adoption of virtual care, digital health has always played a crucial role in a patient’s health care journey. In celebration of national Digital Health Week…

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Vaccines on wheels: organizing a drive-through vaccination clinic in your practice

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Written by Dr. Nicole Shadbolt When we first heard of a COVID-19 vaccine on the horizon in late summer 2020, the Rideau Family Health Team (FHT) in Ottawa realized that we would likely be called upon to vaccinate our patients when the time…

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Why health care providers are under siege by cybercriminals, and how to protect patient data in a virtual world

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Written by Ariane Siegel, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, OntarioMD. When the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in 2020, the federal government’s Canadian Centre for Cybersecurity issued an alert about the elevated risk to health organizations, as cybercriminals threatened to take advantage of the pandemic’s pressure on the health care…

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