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...
Camryn’s Story: EMRs Enable Care Teams to More Easily Find Her Information
Posted on September 5, 2014 by Jennifer Zelmer Camryn is an energetic child who loves to play air hockey, collect stickers, colour and play outside. But she also has a number of health issues which mean frequent trips to five different clinics at the...
Advancing Care – How the Possibilities of Digital Health are Closer to Becoming a Reality for Canadians
Posted on August 28, 2014 by Maureen Charlebois This year’s Advancing Care Peer Leader Symposium was a reminder to us about why collaboration at all levels of health care is so important. Conversations between health leaders, from across the country and...
Electronic Medical Records at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Patients and clinicians have seen great improvements since digital health tools were implemented at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. A pediatrician and the mother of one of her patients talk about the benefits of the move from paper to digital...
Central Hastings Family Health Team, Madoc, Ontario
22 May 2014
The Central Hastings Family Health Team has demonstrated clinical excellence in the prevention and management of patients with diabetes. Their electronic medical record has been instrumental in their success, as it enables clinical decision support at...
ACCESS River East, a primary care clinic, exemplifies a model of care that is collaborative and patient-centred. Their Hospital Home Program enables patients with complex care needs to remain in their home. Collaboration between hospital staff, home...
Computerization of primary care medical clinics in Quebec: Results from a survey on EMR adoption, use and impacts
24 January 2014
The study, Computerization of primary care medical clinics in Quebec : Results from a survey on EMR adoption, use and impacts explores the results of a 2013 survey. This study was directed at two main types of respondents: physicians practising in...
The Practice Challenge: Using Technology for Population Health Management
23 January 2014
The Practice Challenge: Using Technology for Population Health Management shows that overall, EMR-enabled clinics are much faster than paper-based clinics. This is a visual backgrounder of the challenge's highlights.
Does starting an electronic medical record (EMR) affect family physicians’ billings?
05 November 2013
This study, partially funded by Infoway, examined physicians' monthly billings and payments for office visits and total annual payments received from all government sources before and after implementation of electronic medical records (EMRs). EMR...
Manitoba Peer To Peer Network Spotlight on Results (June 2008 - July 2013)
30 September 2013
This Spotlight on Results provides an overview of the Manitoba Peer-to-Peer Network and how it transformed its approach and expanded services to support a new EMR Adoption Program. Services included peer coaching and mentoring, educational workshops and...
Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (CASPR) 2013 Members Survey Final Report
19 August 2013
This study looks at the impact of electronic medical record (EMR) systems on the recruitment, retention and transition of physicians in community-based primary care settings from the perspective of staff physician recruiters across Canada. This report...
Physician Info Technology Office (PITO), EMR Adoption Study
31 July 2013
This is a multi-phase research study developed by PITO in conjunction with Cientis Technologies and Insights West. The research study identified physicians' key information needs in relation to patient care, identified perceived barriers and challenges...
The Population Health Management Challenge: Determining the Capacity to Conduct Practice-Based Population Health Management in Primary Care
10 June 2013
The Population Health Management Challenge study shows that overall, EMR-enabled clinics were much faster than paper-based clinics at all tasks. This is a high-level summary of the study. Tags: benefits evaluation, better patient care, Canada Health...
The Clinician Peer Support Network "Get the Facts" provides an overview of the pan-Canadian peer-to-peer program, how the network functions and the Clinician Peer Support Network Forum. For more information on the Peer Network, or to find a local...
The Emerging Benefits of Electronic Medical Record Use in Community-Based Care: Presentation
13 May 2013
A 2013 pan-Canadian study commissioned by Infoway determined the current and emerging benefits of electronic medical records in community-based care. A customizable presentation with speaker notes provided is also available here , to assist you in...
The Emerging Benefits of Electronic Medical Record Use in Community-Based Care: Findings-at-a-glance
10 May 2013
A 2013 pan-Canadian study commissioned by Infoway determined the current and emerging benefits of implementing electronic medical records in community-based practices. This is a visual backgrounder of the report highlights.
Dr. Steve McLaren Speaks to Clinical Value of EMRs in Practices
Dr. Steve McLaren, Family Physician in Ontario, speaks to the clinical value of electronic medical records to his practice. The video follows the release of the pan-Canadian study on the current and emerging benefits of implementing electronic medical...