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$500 Million in Federal Budget to Expand the Use of Electronic Health Records by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy With details of the Canadian Federal Budget beginning to be released, one piece of news that has a direct impact on Electronic Health Records is the governments' decision ... Read on »
“EMR 2.0: Are Canadian MD’s ready?” by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is the second in the series of articles on Thought Leadership issues written by guest authors including CEO's or founders of EMR companies. All articles have been rev ... Read on »
'Hello Health' (Facebook meets Housecall). Is this the Model for Primary Care in the Future? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Primary care is going through a painful transition. The old system of fixed bookings, long hours, long waits in the physician's office and limited access are being challen ... Read on »
'Login-Logout' - Is it Costing you Time and Efficiency in your Exam Room? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy One of the issues that I hear about frequently from time-strapped physicians is the speed with which they can access patient information using their EMR. Logging in and lo ... Read on »
'Unworkable' Smartcard Policies in UK GP Practices by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Issues of consent and policy have the potential to cause major shifts in healthcare projects. See the experience of UK GPs using Smart Card technology: "NHS Connectin ... Read on »
2007 National Physician Survey: 9.8% of Physicians use full EMRs Instead of Paper Charts by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The Canadian 2007 National Physician Survey is now available. 26.1% of physicians use a combination of Electronic and Paper charts as their record keeping system. 9.8% of ... Read on »
5 Issues Identified as Critical for a National Health IT Network by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy US - National health-IT coordinator David Brailer, on Monday challenged the private sector to tackle five difficult but crucial elements of his vision of an interoperable ... Read on »
8 Lessons from Canada, Australia and England on EMR/EHR Implementation by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Despite the relatively low uptake of EMR in physician practices in Canada at the present time, Canada is now being viewed as a leader in terms of establishing national lea ... Read on »
A Special Report from Canada Health Infoway - Elecronic Health Records for Canadians by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Read a special report released by Canada Health Infoway discussing Electronic Health Records for Canadians: Doctor's offices and patients see benefits When a drug i ... Read on »
A Vision for the Technology Enabled Physician Office in 2016 by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Commissioned by the Assistant Deputy Minister of Health in British Columbia, an independent study was undertaken by the University of Victoria to develop a Vision for ... Read on »
AAFP Survey - Factors affecting Adoption of EMR by Physicians by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This excellent survey summary outlines the factors limiting the adoption of EMR by physicians. Although US based, the issues are broad and highly applicable in Canada. ... Read on »
Advanced Communications - Overview and Potential Uses by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy On March 29, 2008 I was invited to present some ideas and concepts for discussion at the EMIS National User Group conference in Banff, Alberta on the potential uses of Adv ... Read on »
Alberta Commissioner Concerned by Amendments to Health Information Act by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In a report released on December 1st, 2008, the Alberta Privacy Commissioner [Frank Work] has expressed concerns about amendments to the Alberta Health Information Act (HI ... Read on »
Alberta to Offer Medical Information Online to Patients by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy An article published today in the Globe and Mail highlights clinical information that will soon be able to patients in Alberta. KATHERINE O'NEILL From Friday's Glo ... Read on »
Announcing CanadianEMR Podcasts by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy We are pleased to announce that as of September, CanadianEMR will be publishing a weekly podcast series focusing on topics of interest to physicians and their prac ... Read on »
Are GP Oriented EMRs Appropriate for Specialists? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is the first posting in a new section that I have created on CanadianEMR focused specifically on specialist needs for EMR. The focus in Canada to date has been to ide ... Read on »
Are Physician IT Champions Necessary to Achieve Successful Adoption of EMRs? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In a profession that is time-pressured, struggling to provide care to a growing number of elderly patients with complex and co-morbid diseases and physicians who are under ... Read on »
Are Security Requirements and Care Delivery Naturally at Odds with One Another? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy An NHS trust has adjusted policy in order to allow physicians to more efficiently utilize electronic health record systems by 'sharing smartcards'. This is the reality of ... Read on »
Are Social Networking Sites useful to Physicians? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy According to marketing web site ClickZ, findings from a new Manhattan Research report demonstrate significant interest from doctors in the US to use social networking site ... Read on »
Attachment problems complicate the transfer of information between EMRs by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy UK - NHS - A complex problem has become evident in the UK as a result of the GP2P patient record transfer process. GP2GP allows a complete patient record to be transferred ... Read on »