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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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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Making population health measurement simpler for clinicians, in Ontario Health Teams and daily practice

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Contributed by Darren Larsen, MD, Chief Medical Officer, OntarioMD   With fairly radical transformation happening in health care in Ontario as we speak, a question looms large: how do we measure success?  How do we know that the change we get is what we need? Which lens…

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OLIS Wizards My EMR

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Contributed by Dr. Steven Klassen, Family Physician, Thunder Bay, ON and OntarioMD Peer Leader Recently, I accepted a 70 year old man into my family practice. He presented to our first encounter with nothing but his spouse to aid his recall. I had…

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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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One Visit. Multiple Services. Efficient Use of Clinicians’ Time.

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Physician practices can choose multiple digital health services to help them care for their patients effectively and efficiently. They’ve seen the ads, they’ve talked to colleagues who already use them, but simply don’t know who to contact or what’s involved to get the…

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Support + Training = EMR Knowledge for Busy Ontario Clinicians

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More than 16,000 clinicians use OntarioMD products and services, and over the years our staff both in the field and at our head office have built strong relationships and had thousands of conversations with primary care providers. So, we’re intimately aware of how busy most primary health care…

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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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