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  • The Only Constant is Change – Family practice leaders share how leading change is just business as usual in their practices

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    April 20, 2015 This webinar will provide insights into the journey underway at Assiniboine Clinic, based in Winnipeg, to implement a preventative focus to Chronic Disease Management over the past 7 years by leveraging stakeholder engagement and...

  • Outcomes Challenge Teams – Medication Reconciliation category

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    Medication reconciliation reduces the risk of adverse drug events by taking a complete medication history for every patient and ensuring new prescriptions are reconciled with that list. It has been a major priority of the Safer Healthcare Now! campaign...

  • 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....

  • Newfoundland and Labrador’s Story: Improving the Quality of Care

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    Hear from Mike Barron, President & CEO at the Newfoundland Centre for Health Information on how providing quality information to health professionals, the public, researchers and health system decision-makers allows for more timely and complete patient...

  • 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...

  • Telehealth

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    Telehealth helps bring care closer to home for Canadians by linking patients with their health care team when they are not in the same location, often using videoconferencing. Available in every province and territory, services may be tailored to...

  • Change Management

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    Change management supports people as technology is implemented and includes a wide range of activities including workflow adaptation, behavioural and cultural transformation. Successful implementation of digital health solutions occurs when a technology...

  • 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

    Webinar
    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...

  • Greg’s Story: Digital Health and Continuity of Patient Care

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    Greg Price was a young man from Alberta who died in 2012 after spending much of the previous year navigating a disconnected health care system. His care providers had good intentions, but there were multiple breaks in communication that caused...

  • Health Sciences North Ambulatory Care Clinics, Sudbury, Ontario

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    22 May 2014

    Health Sciences North – Ambulatory Care Clinics serving the North East LHIN in Ontario has leveraged their Clinical Information System to support the operation of three community-based chronic care programs. By linking this information system with the...

  • 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...

  • 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...


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