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  • EMR Adoption in Canada on the Rise

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    Posted on November 03, 2017 by Chad Leaver Follow @chadnandrew Six years ago when I began my role at Infoway, adoption of electronic medial records among primary care practices in Canada was at 56 per cent. In the next two years, through partnerships...

  • 2017 CMA Workforce Survey – Digital Health Results

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    31 August 2017

    This document provides the results of the three digital health related questions from the 2017 CMA Workforce Survey.

  • 2017 CMA Workforce Survey

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    The results of the 2017 CMA Workforce Survey examines what it means to be a doctor in Canada, examining everything from working hours, training, job satisfaction and use of technology. The Workforce survey follows the closure of the National Physician...

  • 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.

  • Physician EMR Planning Guide (Ontario MD-EMR Transition Support Program, 2012, 17p)

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    OntarioMD has created the Physician EMR Planning Guide to assist physicians who are in the process of planning and implementing an EMR. The Guide provides high level advice in dealing with EMR adoption. It is to be used in conjunction with the other...

  • Practice EMR Adoption Plan (Ontario MD-EMR Transition Support Program 2012, 35p)

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    OntarioMD has created the Practice EMR Adoption Plan to provide physicians and/or their staff with a checklist of various tasks and activities that should be completed and/or considered to prepare for the implementation of an EMR within a practice.

  • Electronic Medical Records

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    An electronic medical record (EMR) is a computer-based patient record specific to a single clinical practice, such as a family health team or group practice. In clinical settings where there are a number of doctors, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and...

  • PITO Information sheets - Implementation and Transition Support Program (ITSP) Documents and Templates

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    “The purpose of this template is to serve as a place to document office workflow, EMR functional requirements, non-EMR software, hardware, network, facilities and support services required to achieve the vision and goals of EMR project (future state)....

  • Why work flow analysis, redesign are keys to successful EMR implementation…and EMR selection

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    Work flow analysis and future work flow redesign are often cited as key factors of successful implementations of ambulatory electronic medical records (EMRs) in physician practices. This blog discusses the value of performing workflow analysis before...

  • Evaluating the Value and Impact of an Electronic Health Record in a Complex Health System

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    The authors Damon C. Mayes and David R. Mador of this Longwoods publication provide detailed systematic evaluation results of Alberta's regional electronic health record (EHR) called NetCare. NetCare evaluation pointed to value identified from access to...

  • Benefits of Digital Health

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    Digital health helps Canadians access better quality care more efficiently, through solutions and services such as electronic medical records, telehomecare, virtual visits and patient portals. For clinicians, it means more informed decision making...

  • Progress in Canada

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    Canada has made tremendous progress over the past 10-plus years in increasing the availability and use of digital health solutions. Infoway, the provinces and territories, and our other partners have worked together to deploy core systems such as...

  • Electronic Health Records

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    An electronic health record (EHR) is a secure, integrated collection of a person’s encounters with the health care system; it provides a comprehensive digital view of a patient’s health history. With support from Infoway, each province and territory is...

  • Practice Workflow Tool (OntarioMD - EMR Transition Support Program, 2012)

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    OntarioMD created this illustrated guide to assist physicians and their practices during the EMR implementation. This guide forms part of OntarioMD’s change management methodology. It describes critical information to help practices select and implement...

  • What physicians need to know about workflow analysis before selecting and implementing an ambulatory EMR

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    The results of this analysis will help the physician identify which EMR products are best suited to meet their expectations. Physicians should have an understanding of the effort involved and prepare their practice for this important assessment.

  • How to Implement EHRs – Step 6: Continue Quality Improvement

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    This final phase refers to reassessing what you have learned from training and everyday use of the system.

  • Infoway’s Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record (AMB EMR) Program Lessons Learned

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    01 June 2017

    This document provides a summary of implementation challenges and key lessons learned synthesized from eleven Benefits Evaluation (BE) reports from Infoway funded Ambulatory Electronic Medical Records (AMB EMR) projects.

  • Myth: There Has Been Little to No Progress in Digital Health in Canada

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    08 May 2017

    Myth: There has been little to no progress in digital health in Canada. Fact: 86% of family physicians in Canada were using an electronic medical record (EMR) in 2017, up from 39% in 2009. An estimated 330,000 health care professionals are users of...

  • Data Sharing Agreements and the Interoperable Digital Health Record: A Discussion Paper

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    13 April 2017

    Data sharing agreements (DSAs) are essential in defining the roles, responsibilities, obligations and penalties associated with sharing personal health information electronically. This discussion paper sheds light on the value of DSAs, common concerns...

  • Enabling Adolescent Electronic Access to Personal Health Information

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    This publication explores research focused on various aspects of adolescent electronic access to Personal Health Information. The study included a privacy legal framework review; an environmental scan and literature review; a pan-Canadian survey and...


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