EMR: Every Step Conference
  • Every Step Conference - Toronto

The EMR: Every Step Conference is an interactive day to learn and participate in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) enhancement discussions, get EMR vendor training, 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! The conferences also offer continuing medical education credits pending approval by the College of Family Physicians of Canada Ontario Chapter.

April 7, 2016 - London, ON (Four Points by Sheraton) | September 22, 2016 - Toronto, ON (International Centre)

There is no fee to attend and complimentary parking, food and beverages will be provided.

Early Bird Registration is now open. Register by filling out the form below or call 1-866-339-1233, ext. 0.

Please note that this event is for physicians and their staff only.

Conference Agenda - April 7, 2016

7:30am - 8:30am - Registration and Breakfast
8:30am - 9:15am

Presented by Sarah Hutchison, Chief Executive Officer, OntarioMD

9:15am - 9:30am - Transition Break
9:30am - 10:00am

Take your EMR use to the next level! Learn about advancing your EMR use and progressing to the next skill level for enhanced patient care and practice efficiency.

Presented by Dr. Darren Larsen, Chief Medical Information Officer, OntarioMD

Learn about the implications of the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) and your EMR. Understand key concepts and definitions, physician responsibilities and how to handle privacy breaches.

Presented by OntarioMD

10:00am - 10:30am

HRM electronically delivers text-based Medical Record reports, (e.g. Discharge Summary), transcribed Diagnostic Imaging (excluding image) reports and eNotifications from hospitals and specialty clinics into a patient's EMR. Learn about HRM product evolution, how you can receive reports from HRM into your EMR and about the new types of reports that will become available through HRM.

Presented by OntarioMD

10:30am - 10:45am - Networking and Vendor Showcase
10:45am - 11:15am

Presented by Dr. Therese Hodgson, OntarioMD Peer Leader

11:15am - 11:45am
11:45am - 12:30pm - Lunch and Networking
12:30pm - 1:00pm

Looking at future tools and technologies to enhance your EMR's capabilities and add clinical value.

Presented by OntarioMD

1:00pm - 1:30pm

An interactive discussion on how to improve your practice management using your EMR.

Presented by Peter Hamer, Clinic Manager Peer Leader, OntarioMD

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Panel: Learn how you can use an OntarioMD-certified EMR to achieve data standardization and consistency.

Presented by OntarioMD Physician Peer Leaders

Join this panel discussion with OntarioMD Peer Leaders to hear their EMR optimization stories . Learn about tips and tricks to enhance your EMR use.Presented by OntarioMD Physician Peer Leaders

2:30pm - 2:45pm - Afternoon Break - Networking and Vendor Showcase
2:45pm - 3:15pm

OntarioMD's EMR Certification Program manages the evolution of EMRs to meet the needs of physician practices. In this update, learn why EMR certification is important to physicians.

Presented by Elizabeth Keller, Vice-President, Product Strategy and Delivery, OntarioMD

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Get a better understanding from a CPSO Peer Assessor and family physician on how your EMR will be used during a CPSO Peer Assessment. Learn which features of your EMR will play an important role in the assessment process, including the pre-assessment, assessment day and post chart review.

Presented by Dr. Jeffrey Habert, OntarioMD Peer Leader

3:15pm - 4:00pm

Hear how physicians and clinic managers have successfully transitioned their practices from one EMR system to another. Best practices for planning for the migration of your data will be shared.

Presented by OntarioMD Physician and Clinic Manger Peer Leaders

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Are you currently practicing in a Primary Care Model and would like to learn more about billing? This OMA seminar will discuss Primary Care Billing for family physicians, focusing on the FHO model. The session will cover primary care codes and give you a better understanding of topics such as premiums, Q codes and bonuses available.

Presented by Dr. Rick Tytus, OntarioMD Board Chair on behalf of the Ontario Medical Association

Registration - Every Step Conference

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