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  • Understanding EHRs, EMRs and PHRs

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    Electronic health records (EHRs), electronic medical records (EMRs) and personal health records (PHRs) are similar terms but have different definitions and distinct purposes. At Canada Health Infoway, the terms are defined as follows: Electronic Health...

  • 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. These tools provide clinicians with clinical practice guidelines, alerts or other tools at the point of care which...

  • Benefits of EMR Adoption in Hospital-based Outpatient Ambulatory Clinics


    22 January 2015

    The study examines a broad set operational process benefits of implementing electronic medical records (EMR) in a small sample of hospital-based outpatient ambulatory clinics. The results of this exploratory study demonstrate the leading process...

  • LEADing Practice Awards

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    Who is LEADing the way? Congratulations to the 2017 LEADing Practice award recipients! LEADing practices are noteworthy examples of high-quality leadership and service delivery (Accreditation Canada, 2013). The three award recipients exemplify the...

  • EMR Adoption and Patient Empowerment Among Top Digital Health Successes for 2014

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    Posted on January 20, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney January is tough! It’s back to work after the holidays, the weather is lousy and I’m faced with the guilt that I’ve never made a resolution that I’ve kept for more than a week – except for the year that I...

  • 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...

  • Impact of electronic medical record on physician practice in office settings: A systematic review 

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    Increased investments are being made for electronic medical records (EMRs) in Canada. There is a need to learn from earlier EMR studies on their impact on physician practice in office settings. To address this need, we conducted a systematic review to...

  • 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)....

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Clinical Reference Groups

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    Infoway sponsors a number of Clinical Reference Groups involving physician, nursing and pharmacist leaders from across Canada. These groups help inform Infoway's plans to improve quality and access to health care for Canadians, advance clinical practice...

  • Benefits Evidence – Pan-Canadian Studies

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    Benefits Evidence To assess the impact of Canada’s investment in digital health, Infoway undertakes regular monitoring and evaluation of the projects we invest in using our Benefits Evaluation Framework . Infoway commissions benefits evaluation studies...

  • The Emerging Benefits of Electronic Medical Record Use in Community-Based Care

    April 23, 2013 A recent pan-Canadian benefits evaluation study determined the current and emerging benefits of implementing electronic medical records in community-based practices. The accompanying webinar provided an in-depth presentation on the study...

  • 2014 National Physician Survey


    03 December 2014

    The National Physician Survey (NPS) gathers opinions of physicians, medical residents and students across Canada. It is the largest census survey of its kind and provides insight from current and future doctors on a wide range of health care issues. It...

  • Advancing Primary Care Use of Electronic Medical Records in Canada


    31 October 2014

    This article examines the federal government funding of Canada Health Infoway to co-investment with provinces, territories, and health care providers in electronic medical records (EMRs) in primary care settings to help improve access to care, quality...

  • Have an EMR?

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    The advanced use of electronic medical records (EMRs) can improve health outcomes and patient safety through preventative care and chronic disease management and is achieved when health care providers move beyond simple data capture and sharing to using...

  • 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...

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