EMR: Every Step Conference - Toronto 2018

OntarioMD's Flagship conference returns in 2018.

The EMR: Every Step Conference is an interactive day to learn about what's new in certified Electronic Medical Records (EMRs), participate in EMR training workshops, network with your peers and visit the vendor showcase. This is Canada's largest EMR conference series and is an ideal venue to get inspired on how to get more benefits from your EMR!  

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada's Ontario Chapter for up to 7.5 Mainpro+ credits (transferrable for specialists). 

Open to all Physicians, Staff and other Healthcare professionals. 

 
 
Toronto | Thursday, September 27, 2018
650 Dixon Rd
Etobicoke, ON
M9W 1J1

Registration 
Register and Select Your Agenda (Regular $160 | Student $100)
Quick Registration (No agenda options) (Regular $160 | Student $100)

You can also register by calling 1-866-744-8668.

Conference Program

Conference Streams:
  • Stream 1: OntarioMD Products and Services
  • Stream 2: Clinical
  • Stream 3: Digital Health
  • Stream 4: EMR Management

7:30am – 8:30am – Registration Opens, Vendor Showcase and Breakfast


7:30am – 4:00pm – Vendor Showcase

Ms. Julie Drury, Chair of the Minister’s Patient and Family Advisory Council

About Julie Drury:

Julie Drury Head Shot.jpg JULIE DRURY is the inaugural Chair of the Minister's Patient and Family Advisory Council for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Julie is passionate about the patient / family / professional partnership and experience in health. In her role, she facilitates and provides the patient and family perspective in health care policy and decision making. As the mother of a child who was diagnosed with SIFD, a rare form of mitochondrial disease, Julie has particular experience in system navigation, complex care, care coordination, palliative care and patient safety.
Julie is an experienced senior federal health policy advisor and is respected for her highly collaborative work style, stakeholder engagement, and leadership skills. Julie's personal and professional experience are focussed on advising government on key health priorities that have a real impact on patient care and experience in Ontario.
Julie is a patient advisor, chair, board member with several organizations including; MitoCanada Foundation, MitoNet Patient Partnership Council, Digital Health Ontario, Rare Disease Foundation, Family Advisory Council for the Ontario Provincial Pediatric Palliative Care Steering Committee, Bridge to Home Quality Improvement Initiative with CFHI, Health Quality Ontario, and the Ontario Provincial PFAC Leadership Table. She is previously the chair of the Patient and Family Advisory Council for CHEO, and a parent advisor for Complex Care Kids Ontario.
Julie's educational background is in the field of health sciences. As a patient and family advisor she consults and speaks to organizations, government and not for profits regularly on patient engagement, patient partnership, and patient leadership.
Julie lives in Ottawa with her husband and son.

Stream 1: OntarioMD

Hear from a CPSO Peer Assessor and family physician about which features of your EMR will play an important role during the pre-assessment, assessment day and post chart review.

Presented by Dr. Jeffrey Habert, OntarioMD Physician Peer Leader

Learning Objectives:

  1. To describe the data available for patient care in the OntarioMD Dashboard and the ConnectingOntario Viewer
  2. To know the process to obtain access to these data sets
  3. To describe how to use OntarioMD dashboard in the care of patients with chronic diseases

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Presented by Dr. Lee Donohue and Dr. Therese Hodgson, OntarioMD Physician Peer Leaders

Stream 2: Clinical

Learning Objectives:

  1. Use queries to find patients most in need of group psychotherapy and mental health support (e.g. patients on opioids/narcotics)
  2. Create measurements to track anxiety and depression scores and view changes over time
  3. Create charting templates to make scribing more efficient

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Ms. Anita Iacono, Group Appointment Coordinator and Mr. Jeffrey Yu, OntarioMD Clinic Manager Peer Leader, Ajax Harwood Clinic

Learning Objectives:

  1. Facilitate standardized malnutrition screening and assessment process with customized charting template in EMR
  2. Improve clinical workflow and optimize data quality to support clinical operation and quality improvement plan
  3. Increase the uptake of using validated screening and assessment instruments in EMR to streamline medical practice

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Presented by Mr. Denis Tsang, Outcome Measures Lead and Michele MacDonald Werstruck, Chair, Dietitians of Canada Primary Health Care Action Group

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the medical record documentation requirements for authorization of cannabis
  2. To provide the participant with the tools to ensure proper documentation for cannabis authorization

Presented by Dr. Alan Bell, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Stream 3: Digital Health

Learning Objectives:

  1. Patients value the ability to book appointments online
  2. Patients value secure email communication
  3. Both services enhance your practice

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Presented by Dr. Stephen McLaren, OntarioMD Physician Peer Leader, Markham Family Health Team

Learning Objectives:

  1. Benefits of ebooking for healthcare providers & patients - focusing on your practice
  2. Benefits of ebooking for healthcare providers & patients - focusing on healthcare system navigation
  3. Addressing myths & concerns related to ebooking

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Presented by Dr. Ryan Doherty, President, iamsick.ca

Learning Objectives:

  1. Assess the benefits of integrating eConsult into clinical workflow
  2. Explore how eConsult could be best integrated into their own practices

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Presented by Dr. Erin Keeley, Endocrinologist, The Ottawa Hospital

Stream 4: EMR Management

An entertaining and interactive discussion on how to improve your practice management using your EMR. Participants will learn how to use the features that may be available on their system as well as explore some of the add on products on the market today.

Presented by Peter Hamer, OntarioMD Clinic Manager Peer Leader and Executive Director, Ottawa Valley Family Health Team

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the practical elements of Quality Improvement
  2. Discover High Value Targets for Improving Quality Use of EMRs
  3. Learn Practical Tips and Strategies for Implementing Quality Improvement in your Clinic

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Presented by Dr. Vineet Nair, OntarioMD Physician Peer Leader and Core Family Health Centre

Learning Objectives:

  1. Managing test results as failure to follow up on test results can lead to patient harm and medicolegal consequences
  2. Use EMR searching to find and reconcile lab tests with their results flagging missing results
  3. Use EMR searching to find and reconcile imaging and consultation reports

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Presented by Dr. Ian Pun, Family Physician, Lo Pun Professional Medical Corporation

11:00am – 11:30am –  Morning Break – Vendor Showcase 

Stream 1: OntarioMD

Understand key concepts and definitions, physician responsibilities, how to handle privacy breaches and the latest proposed amendments to the Act.

Presented by Mrs. Ariane Siegel, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, OntarioMD

Stream 2: Clinical

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn how the Dementia Wellness Questionnaire can identify personalized dementia care resources integrated within your EMR system
  2. Learn of how to implement the tool to get the right information at the right time for the right patient/caregiver
  3. Learn how the EMR tool can boost caregiver satisfaction/confidence while saving you time

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Presented by Mrs. Einat Danieli, Project Manager and Ms. Kristina Kokorelias, Research Assistant, Reitman Centre, Sinai Health System

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn how to optimally use your EMR as the 'Source of Truth' for a patient's screening status
  2. Learn to optimally use your EMR for average risk, high risk, ineligible patient and patients with cancer
  3. Learn how to calculate your preventative health bonus, manage office work flow and invitations to screen

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Presented by Dr. Meghan Davis, Regional Primary Care Lead, Hamilton Family Health Team and Cancer Care Ontario

Stream 3: Digital Health

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn about an innovative EMR-integrated solution to increase meeting the standard of care for common vascular chronic diseases and risk factors while reducing redundancies and increasing efficiencies in e-documentation
  2. Identify practical strategies for using your EMR to enhance efforts of providing patient-centred best practice vascular health care
  3. Explore the navigation and usability of the solution that will expand your health care team’s capacity and help providers within the team work to their full scope of practice

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Presented by Dr. Jonathan Thomas, Family Physician, Peninsula Family HealthTeam; and Project Co-Leader for the HealthTechnology Innovation Project and Dr. Rolf Sebaldt, Rheumatologist; President Fig.P Software Inc.; and Co-Lead of HealthTechnology Innovation Project

Learning Objectives:

  1. What apps to recommend to patients and what to be careful of
  2. What apps are useful to use in practice
  3. Share apps that other doctors will find useful

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Presented by Dr. Chandi Chandrasena, OntarioMD Physician Peer Leader

Stream 4: EMR Management

Learning Objectives:

  1. To discover the challenges of integrating of a clinical assessment tool for asthma into a primary care EMR
  2. Learn how we implemented an asthma performance evaluation system that can seamlessly access asthma eTools and produce asthma indicatory reports in a provincially certified vendor
  3. Following the presentation, attendees will understand how quality asthma data can be captured at the point of care, is extractable, can populate an asthma indicator report used for benchmarking and quality improvement

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Presented by Ms. Ann Taite, Asthma EMR Project Coordinator and Mrs. Jessica Schooley, Certified Respiratory Educator, Queen’s University

Hear how a physician has successfully transitioned his practice from one EMR system to another. Best practices for planning the migration of your data will be shared.

Presented by Dr. Stephen McLaren, OntarioMD Physician Peer Leader

12:30pm – 1:30pm – Lunch

1:30pm – 3:20pm – Afternoon Sessions

Learn tips and tricks from your EMR vendor with facilitation from OntarioMD Peer Leaders in these workshops.

  • ABELMed EHR (ABELMed Inc.)
  • ACCURO EMR (QHR Technologies)
  • Clinical Information System CIS (P&P Data Systems Inc.)
  • EMR Advantages (Canadian Health Systems Inc.)
  • Indivicare (Indivica Inc.)
  • OSCAR (OSCAR EMR)
  • PS Suite (Telus Health)


Physicians are business owners, experiencing the same challenges and rewards of any small business owner, including those associated with being an employer. Offering your employees a group benefits plan can help you attract and retain great employers and to support them to achieve and maintain good health. OMA Insurance is now offering you the opportunity to offer your employees group benefits through the OMA Insurance Employee Group Benefits Plan, a plan that is flexible to meet the unique needs of your practice.

Julia Nugent, Vice President, Client Experience, Wealth Management and Employee Benefits for HUB International Ontario Limited and Emil Popescu, Regional Insurance Advisor, OMA Insurance (This Session is Sponsored by OMA Insurance)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand how EMRs can be used to improve seamlessness and efficiency of care when working as an interdisciplinary team
  2. Understand the benefits for patients and caregivers of using a shared EMR
  3. Discover how privacy concerns can be addressed when sharing personal health information in a shared EMR

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Presented by Dr. Russell Goldman, Director, and Jennifer Boucher, Client Services Manager, Palliative Program, Toronto Central LHIN

Learning Objectives:

  1. To review the methods & results of the pilot test: EMR-integrated solution for screening and supporting those living in poverty
  2. To learn about existing EMR forms and other tools that might be relevant for practice in Ontario

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Presented by Ms. Katie Hagel, Director and Ms. Claire Stapon, Manager, Centre for Effective Practice

3:00pm – 3:20pm – Afternoon Break

What would you make with a Star Trek Replicator? Dr. Julielynn Wong shares her inspiring stories on using 3D printers to make affordable life-saving and life-changing designs. She explains how using technology with empathy can support environmental stewardship, poverty reduction, social justice, human rights, and accessibility issues.

Dr. Julielynn Wong, Founder, Chairman, & C.E.O., Medical Makers + 3D4MD

About Dr. Julielynn Wong:

Julie Drury Head Shot.jpg Dr. Julielynn Wong is a Queen's and Harvard-educated physician-scientist, innovator, and educator whose life’s mission is to take technology to the extreme to benefit the world. She is internationally recognized as a 3D printing, drone, robotics, telemedicine and digital health pioneer who uses cutting-edge technology to deliver healthcare solutions across diverse environments, from outer space to remote communities with limited access to healthcare resources. She founded 3D4MD, a social enterprise that makes affordable, high-quality 3D printable medical supplies for over 1 billion patients at home, abroad and in space. She is a passionate educator who founded Medical Makers, a global community of innovators, patients, and healthcare providers who make sustainable solutions to save lives, time, and money.

The EMR Progress Assessment (EPA) is a tool for physicians who wish to assess their current EMR use and make improvements. Meet with one of our OntarioMD Practice Advisors and complete the EMR Progress Assessment (30 minute appointments).


Looking for advice on enhancing your EMR use? Meet one on one with an OntarioMD Physician, Clinic Manager or Nurse Peer Leader (30 and 60 minute appointments).



Registration 
Register and Select Your Agenda (Regular $160 | Student $100)
Quick Registration (No agenda options) (Regular $160 | Student $100)

You can also register by calling 1-866-744-8668.


Hotel Accommodation

Delta hotels Toronto Airport & Conference Centre
655 Dixon Road
Toronto, ON
M9W 1J3

Make your reservation:
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Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport
33 Carlson Ct
Toronto, ON
M9W 6H5

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Click here | Email: reservations@cptayyz.com | Toll-Free: 1-877-859-5899

Cancellation Policy

Please note that as your registration goes towards the count for Food & Beverage that cancellations received on or before September 10 will
be refunded 50% of the conference fee.  No refunds will be provided after September 10, 2018.

Registrations are fully transferable. To change the name on a registration or cancel, please email omd.events@ontariomd.com  or call 1-866-744-8668.