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 files, including: consolidation of information, faster access to test results, and improved information flow among clinicians, all resulting in better patient care. They say that after experiencing the benefits of digital health tools, they would never go back to paper.
Tags: electronic medical records, EMRs, patient records, electronic health records, EHRs, digital health, digital health tools, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, CHEO
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 records in community-based practices.
Tags: electronic medical records, EMR, electronic health records, EHR, Canada Health Infoway, Infoway, clinical adoption
Dr. Bryce Kelpin is medical director of Continuum Medical Care in West Vancouver, British Columbia. This practice, which is made up of family physicians and specialists, provides care for about 35,000 patients. Dr. Kelpin talks about the benefits of an electronic medical record (EMR) system for patients, and care providers.
Tags: Bryce Kelpin, Continuum Medical Care, EHR, electronic health record, EMR, electronic medical record
Melanie Sanders is clinic manager of the 21-person Meridian Medical Clinic in Stony Plain, Alberta. She is also an active peer leader in Alberta's peer-to-peer program. She talks about the benefits of using an electronic medical record (EMR) system, and how the peer-to-peer program helps clinicians who are interested in learning about EMRs.
Tags: Melanie Sanders, Meridian Medical Clinic, EMR, electronic medical record, peer-to-peer network, Alberta
Dr. Donald Chan is a physician in Edmonton, Alberta. He has used an electronic medical record (EMR) system since 2004. He and his colleagues at Palisades Medical Clinic completed their transition to their new EMR system in June 2010. Dr. Chan talks about the benefits of the system, as well as implementation challenges. He also shares his knowledge as a peer leader.
Tags: Dr. Donald Chan, electronic medical record, EMR, Palisades Medical Clinic, peer-to-peer network