Tapering opioids for chronic non-cancer pain patients using an EMR tool and academic detailing

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Submitted by Dr. Kevin Samson The 2017 Canadian Guidelines for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain emphasized the importance of safely minimizing the dose of opioids that patients are being prescribed. The guidelines made it important for me as a primary care provider to…

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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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EMR: Every Step Session Profile Minding Your MEQs: Optimizing your EMR for Safer Opioid Management

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This post was contributed by Dr. Kevin Samson.  OntarioMD’s EMR: Every Step Conference in Toronto on September 28, 2017 will feature 25 seminars designed to inspire and educate clinicians on how to get more benefits from their EMR. In the coming weeks, we’ll…

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