The Importance of Patient-Centred Care in the Virtual Care Ecosystem: OMD Patient Peer Leaders

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In Memoriam – Randy Filinski This blog post is in memory of one of OntarioMD’s (OMD) inaugural Patient Leaders, Randy Filinski. Randy passed away on May 28, but leaves a legacy for us at OMD of passion to provide patient-centred care for Ontario patients.

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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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Digital health helped me breathe again!

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Contributed by Surya Qarin, OntarioMD Practice Management Assistant  Anyone that has known me long enough knows I have spent much of my life in and out of hospitals – and that’s not because the doctors are cute. As a matter of fact, Etobicoke…

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Physicians Own the Value of the Data Within Their EMRs

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Submitted by OntarioMD Dr. Adam Stewart  This blog post was originally published on April 22, 2018, on Dr. Adam Stewart's website at www.stewartmedicine.com.     Information and data have value in every industry. The value of data in health care is only beginning to…

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EMRs and Empathetic Patient Care

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Contributed by OntarioMD Peer Leader Dr. Yves Raymond Recently, Newfoundland physician Dr. Thomas Hall contributed an opinion piece to CanadianHealthcareNetwork.ca, the online home of The Medical Post. Hall’s article – which can be read here (if you’ve registered for a Canadian Healthcare Network…

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EMR is the Solution, Not the Problem

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This post was contributed by Dr. Adam Stewart. The original entry can be found on his blog at https://www.stewartmedicine.com/blog/emr-is-not-the-problem   These days, it seems there is an anti-EMR proclamation to match every anti-vaccination decree. As the old adage goes, “You can lead a horse…

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Cheaper PPI options: An EMR QI exercise

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This post was contributed by Dr. Mario Elia. The original entry can be found on his blog at https://drmarioelia.wordpress.com Back in December 2016, I was doing some work around proton pump inhibitor (PPI) costs in Ontario and did some digging into my EMR data…

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