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  • Medication Non-adherence: Exploring the Tension Between Patient Safety and Patient Autonomy

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    Posted on July 12, 2018 by Bobby Gheorghiu and Seema Nayani It may be a surprising stat to some, but roughly 30 per cent of prescriptions generated in Canada by prescribers for their patients go unfilled.1 Reasons range from prescriptions...

  • Enabling Better Patient Care through Standardized Clinical Content

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    This webinar is part of the Infoway standards webinar series. October 24, 2018 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST This presentation will help to explain how the collection of standardized patient information facilitates better patient care. This beginner level...

  • Telehealth

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    Telehealth helps bring care closer to home for Canadians by linking patients with their health care team when they are not in the same location, often using videoconferencing. Available in every province and territory, services may be tailored to...

  • EMRs Have Become Essential Tools for Physicians

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    Posted on January 2, 2018 by Rashaad Bhyat Follow @DrRBhyat We live in the age of information. Medicine in particular is experiencing a rapid expansion of the volume of knowledge 1 , and physicians must manage this information efficiently to...

  • e-Prescribing: Safety. Quality. Both.

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    Posted on October 24, 2017 by Dr. Michael Hamilton I’m looking forward to e-prescribing for the convenience and efficiency, but also for the potential enhancements in quality and safety.

  • EMR is the Solution, Not the Problem — Canadian Healthcare Network.ca

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    29 August 2017

    In this editorial, Dr. Adam Stewart examines the advantages of using electronic medical records (EMRs) and addresses the root cause of some common criticism.

  • Updated Toolkit is the Go-to Resource for Electronic Medication Reconciliation Implementation

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    Posted on July 11, 2017 by Seema Nayani We all know the importance of medication reconciliation, so why is there a significant lack of wide spread implementation of a formalized process throughout all care transitions such as admission, transfer or...

  • Unnecessary Care in Canada

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    This report, co-authored by Choosing Wisely Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), explores unnecessary care in Canada. The report estimates the degree of potentially unnecessary, and sometimes harmful, tests and procedures...

  • When Treatments Harm: Developing Adverse Drug Event Reporting to Improve Patient Safety

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    23 November 2016

    Dr. Corinne Hohl, , Emergency Room Physician, Vancouver General Hospital Adverse drug events, untreated, and harmful events associated with medications are a leading cause of emergency department visits and hospitalizations, and are often preventable....

  • LEADERSHIP SESSION > Opioid Misuse, Patient Safety and the Power of e-Prescribing

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    22 November 2016

    Dr. Beth Sproule, Clinician-Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health & Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto Joshua Vinciguerra, Director, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, New York State Department of Health Dr. Michael Hamilton,...

  • LEADERSHIP SESSION > ConnectingOntario: Getting it right and getting there

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    22 November 2016

    Cynthia Morton, Chief Executive Officer, eHealth Ontario Dr. David Daien, Division Head - Primary Care, Trillium Health Partners Dr. Asim Masood, Chief Medical Officer, Canada Health Infoway Sarah Hutchison, Chief Executive Officer, OntarioMD Moderator:...

  • Thoughts on e-Prescribing and Safety

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    Posted on November 8, 2016 by Dr. Michael Hamilton It’s important not to think of e-prescribing as an isolated end in itself. We really need a whole system and process built around getting medicines to patients — from drug regulation and oversight, to...

  • Advancing Computerized Provider Order Entry in Canada with Leading Practice Tools and Resources

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    Posted on June 7, 2016 by Chad Leaver Managing how patients receive medications during a hospital stay is a complex inter-professional process involving physician, nursing, pharmacist and administrative staff. In Canada, the various steps for...

  • Trillium Health Centre: Benefits Evaluation of the Implementation of Patient Order Sets in Long-Term Care

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    03 May 2016

    This benefits evaluation report discusses the implementation of patient order sets at long-term care sites in the Mississauga Halton LHIN between November 2012 and March 2014. The report evaluates the impact of order sets on improved care delivery,...

  • Benefits Measurement Report for Cancer Care Ontario Computerized Physician Order Entry - 2005 Southlake site

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    29 March 2016

    In 2006, Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) began to implement a systemic therapy (chemotherapy) computerized physician order entry (CPOE) for five cancer service institutions across Ontario. Southlake Regional Health Centre was the first of the five sites to...

  • 2015 - National Change Management Survey

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    09 November 2015

    This survey of change leaders and practitioners was commissioned to assess how change management is being conducted in healthcare across Canada. The focus was on gaining insights into Change Management best practices, enablers and barriers to change, as...

  • Better Communication Means Safer Care

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    Posted on October 22, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney Between 9,000 and 24,000 people die each year from preventable adverse events in hospitals. This is a startling stat and one we should keep top of mind as we approach Canadian Patient Safety Week , from...

  • Adoption Assessment of the HEALTHe NL Viewer

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    23 June 2015

    The HEALTHe NL Viewer is a portal that provides authorized health care professionals in Newfoundland and Labrador with a single point of access to view patient information available in the provincial electronic health record. This evaluation highlights...

  • Evaluation of its Representativeness to the Population of Newfoundland and Labrador

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    23 June 2015

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Network is a province-wide drug information system that offers comprehensive real-time medication profiles, and an interactive database to assist pharmacists in identifying potential adverse drug interactions and...

  • 2015 National Change Management Survey

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    15 June 2015

    Ipsos Reid was commissioned to assess how change management is being conducted across Canada. The survey focused on gaining insights into the use of Change Management best practices, resources, enablers and barriers to change, as well as the awareness...


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