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Telus announces Investement of $100 Million over 3 years by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Canadian Healthcare Technology - November 20, 2008: TORONTO – Telus announced that it will make capital investments in the healthcare segment of $100 million over the n ... Read on »
Manitoba - 4 Candidate EMR Vendors Selected by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Four vendors have been selected as Candidate Approved Vendors through an EMR qualification process in Manitoba. Three of the four Vendors areTop Rated on CanadianEMR by ... Read on »
EMR Usage Numbers on CanadianEMR - Explaining the Data by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I am pleased to announce that CanadianEMR is increasingly being used as a decision making tool by physicians and their practice teams to identify and select EMR systems fo ... Read on »
EMR Interoperability - Are we Moving in the Right Direction? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Within the next month, CanadianEMR will host the first of a regular series of round table audio forums dealing with topical issues that converge at the interfaces between ... Read on »
Internet-based diabetes mgt tops traditional technique by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The value of Internet-based management of chronic disease states is beginning to be recognized as identified in a study in Kitchener, Ontario. The study concluded that the ... Read on »
IT Provides hope for Primary Care by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I believe that primary care physicians will be the leaders in terms of adoption of information tachnology in clinical practice. This is an editorial that I wrote in the ... Read on »
New Privacy Tools provided by the Canadian Medical Association by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As a physician, how does one develop a privacy policy for your office/clinic that is accurate, relevant and covers all the necessary bases? This is not a simple process an ... Read on »
High Hopes Meet Harsh Reality by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is an interesting review article in US-based Managed Care Magazine outlining some of the challenges facing the adoption of EMR in physician's offices. False alarms ... Read on »
The case for the 20 minute Case Study by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Part of the process of selecting an EMR is evaluating how the system performs in a clinical setting. Despite the similarities between EMR systems, they function very diffe ... Read on »
UK - Gov offers (US)$177m carrot to promote its e-booking system by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Link: Government offers (US)$177m carrot to promote its e-booking system. The health secretary John Reid has announced a (US)$177m "reward" scheme which can be used to ... Read on »
Options for Mobile Health Devices Fall Short by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This article appeared in eWeek and reflects the difficulties that physicians are facing with mobile devices currently available. Options for Mobile Health Devices Fall ... Read on »
E-Prescribing Legislation in Canada by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Health Canada is developing legislation that would permit electronic prescribing, which could reduce medication errors and make the process more convenient for patients, t ... Read on »
Lack of standards hinders electronic health records by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is a US article, but I believe that many of the points made are quite relevant in Canada: "The health care industry needs to use IT better, but many doctors and ho ... Read on »
Speech Recognition Microphones - Which is Best? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I have dabbled with speech recognition and input for a number of years. I know from discussion with colleagues that some are using speech recognition quite effectively in ... Read on »
TV Interactive Service Launched for UK Patients by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The three-year plan to put electronic information "at the centre of health" marks one of the biggest strategic shifts in the NHS since it was created in 1948. For the firs ... Read on »
EMR Packages for Specialists by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The following question was submitted by a visitor to CanadianEMR. "Quick question for you: what is your opinion on full emr packages for specialists. I'm thinking of de ... Read on »
Urgency Recommended in Adoption of EHR by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Health council urges Ottawa to act quickly Funds in place to make changes Staffing, electronic registry key issues - TANYA TALAGA HEALTH POLICY REPORTER OTTAWA—Canada n ... Read on »
Waiting to be wired by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Human factor, not technology, bogging down progress of health care's electronic age By Matthew Sylvain, The Medical Post February 22, 2005 RICHMOND, B.C. – Ten ye ... Read on »
WARNING - Silos of Information! by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In an article published today - data from a Capgemini report suggests that the US will be full of Information Silos with limited interoperability between different EMR sys ... Read on »
Computer Setup - Example 7 by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This exam room configuration demonstrates the computer setup in a primary care office. The desk is curved and indented so the patient and screen are beside each other.  T ... Read on »