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Patient Safety

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Adverse Drug Events Among Children Presenting to a Hospital Emergency Department in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

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    23 December 2009

    Research on the incidence of adverse drug events among children presenting to a hospital emergency department. This study establishes a baseline for understanding the impacts of a provincial drug information system in Newfoundland and Labrador. Article...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Computerized Provider Order Entry

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    The introduction of Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) eliminates the need for handwritten orders, thereby reducing the opportunity for errors, while enhancing communication between health care team members. CPOE applications enable health care...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • EHR Patient Safety Report (Full)

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    10 May 2007

    This report discusses the results of an environmental scan examining the relationship(s) between EHRs and patient safety in Canada. This study was jointly conducted by the Integrated Centre for Care Advancement through Research, Canada Health Infoway,...

  • EHR Patient Safety Report (Summary)

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    10 May 2007

    This is a 5-page summary of a report that discusses the results of an environmental scan examining the relationship(s) between EHRs and patient safety in Canada. The study was jointly conducted by the Integrated Centre for Care Advancement through...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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 care...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

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