Category: ehealth

Virtual Care Tools — Why aren’t we using them?

Virtual Care Tools — Why aren’t we using them?

Despite the obvious advantages to both patients and providers of using virtual care tools, they have had very little uptake in the average community practice. There are many reasons for this hovering in the background, from payment models to variable high speed internet access, but the most important of these has to do with office…

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Mature EMR Use: a Twitter Conversation

Mature EMR Use: a Twitter Conversation

We have come a long way in Canada in getting physicians to adopt digital records systems in the form of office based electronic medical records (EMRs). In Ontario alone over 11,600 physicians (both family doctors and specialists) have EMRs in their practices and are using them with varying levels of sophistication. ¬†For many of us,…

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