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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Saskatchewan’s electronic health record is helping clinicians improve patient care

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    Thousands of authorized health care providers in Saskatchewan have secure online access to their patients’ medical information. Learn why one Saskatchewan physician wouldn't dream of going back to paper.

  • Medication Reconciliation – The Ottawa Hospital

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    ImagineNation Outcomes Challenge Trailblazer Award recipient, The Ottawa Hospital, discusses their electronic medication reconciliation tool, which is helping the hospital to improve patient safety and quality of care

  • Safer Healthcare Now! – Medication Reconciliation

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    Adverse drug events (ADEs) occur with disturbing frequency in acute care, long-term care, and home care settings. In the Canadian Adverse Events Study, drug and fluid-related events were the second most common type of procedure or event to which patient...

  • Institute for Safe Medication Practices – Medication Reconciliation

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    Medication reconciliation is a formal process in which healthcare providers work together with patients, families and care providers to ensure accurate and comprehensive medication information is communicated consistently across transitions of care....

  • Kimberly’s Story: Reducing Medication Errors

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    As a community pharmacist, Kimberly uses digital health to obtain critical patient information. Learn how access to lab results prevented Kimberly from prescribing the wrong medication to a patient.

  • Dr. Tunji Fatoye's Story: Improving Patient Safety

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    Dr. Fatoye uses a secure electronic system that allows authorized health care providers to access the right patient information at the right time. Hear his story and how it's helping his patients.

  • LEADing Practices: Barbara Currie & Kelly Phalen-Kelly Digital Health in Canada Interview 2014

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    Hear from the LEADing Practice award recipients - recorded at the 2014 Advancing Care Peer Leader Symposium, hosted by Canada Health Infoway: Barbara Currie & Kelly Phalen-Kelly discuss how an electronic database on inflammatory bowel disease helps them...

  • eMedRec

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    Medication reconciliation is the formal process by which a health care team works with patients, their families and other health care providers to understand which medications the patient is taking. When a patient moves from the care of one health team...

  • COACH Guidelines to Mitigate Safety Risks in eHealth

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    June 25, 2014 Elizabeth Keller, Chair of the COACH eSafety Council presented the ‘tried and tested’ set of eSafety Guidelines, designed to ensure patient safety throughout the entire lifecycle of eHealth products and initiatives. Hear how COACH is...

  • Benefits of EMRs

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    Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) provide health care teams with a more complete picture of their patients' health and can improve communication among members of the care team, as well as between them and their patients. According to a pan-Canadian...

  • Decision Support and Workflow

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    Health care providers are increasingly using electronic decision support tools at the point of care to make evidence-informed decisions. This video describes how the electronic medication reconciliation process helps to reduce errors and support team...

  • Information Management and Education

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    Electronic synoptic reporting is advancing patient safety and quality of care. This video demonstrates how standardized health information leads to improved patient outcomes and improves the delivery of cancer care at the local, provincial/territorial...

  • Evaluation of the implementation of an electronic occurrence reporting system at Eastern Health, Newfoundland and Labrador (Phase One)

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    29 September 2010

    Evaluation of a pilot implementation of an electronic occurrence reporting system in Newfoundland and Labrador. Available in English only as published as a doctoral thesis through Memorial University.

  • ADEs in Adult Patients Leading in Emergency Visits: Baseline Study of Provincial Pharmacy Network Benefits

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    29 April 2010

    Study report from the Newfoundland Centre for Health Information evaluating the prevalence of adverse drug events (ADEs) in the province using St. John’s emergency departments (ED) as a proxy measure for ADEs that occur in the community. Available in...

  • Adverse Drug Events in Adult Patients Leading to Emergency Department Visits

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    29 April 2010

    Research study finding that adult adverse drug events (ADE)-related emergency department visits are frequent in Newfoundland & Labrador, and in most cases preventable. This study establishes a baseline for understanding the impacts of a provincial drug...


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