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OMD Educates: Digital Health and Virtual Care Day


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OntarioMD presents our second Digital Health and Virtual Care Day on Thursday, September 30, 2021!

Recent events have shown that digital health and virtual care tools have quickly become indispensable practice tools to manage patient information and provide care when in-person visits aren't possible. Register (for free) today for the OMD Educates: Digital Health and Virtual Care Day to learn how you can take advantage of these innovative technologies to realize more of their benefits and integrate them with your EMR workflows as much as possible!



Who should attend?

Using new digital and virtual tools involves the whole practice. This virtual conference is ideal for physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, allied health professionals and administrative staff. OntarioMD Peer Leaders, and other clinicians who are expert users, will show you and your staff how to get more clinical value for your practice and your patients from digital and virtual care tools. You will not want to miss the tips and practical advice you can start using right away!

Why should I attend?

The OntarioMD Digital Health and Virtual Care Day is FREE. 

You can expect the same quality educational experience as our award-winning in-person EMR: Every Step Conference:  

  • A variety of educational sessions to suit your interests  
  • Thought-provoking Keynote Address
  • EMR Training Workshops led by Physician, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner and Clinic Manager Peer Leaders who use the same EMR as you
  • A virtual Vendor Showcase with more vendors and products
  • Continuing Medical Education Credits*

*This event will be accredited for physicians pending approval from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

AGENDA


Stream 1: Burnout and Efficiency

Stream 2: Patient Care and Innovation

Stream 3: Digital Awareness for Clinics

Stream 4: Billing Information

Accreditation Details: This conference will be approved for Continuing Medical Education pending approval from The College of Family Physician, Ontario Chapter and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

8:30am – 8:45am – Opening Remarks and Welcome

  • Dr. Gregory Athaide, OMD Board Chair
  • Dennis Ferenc, Interim CEO, OMD
  • Dr. Adam Kassam, OMA President
  • Allan O’Dette, OMA CEO

8:45am – 9:30am

More Information

September 30, 2021 is Digital Health and Virtual Care Day, but more importantly, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day provides an opportunity for Canadians to recognize and commemorate the tragic legacy of residential schools. OMD is honoured to have Dr. Sarah Funnell, Founding Director of the Centre for Indigenous Health Research and Education at the University of Ottawa, deliver the keynote address for Digital Health and Virtual Care Day.

Speaker
Dr. Sarah Funnell, Founding Director of the Centre for Indigenous Health Research and Education (CIHRE)

More about Dr. Sarah Funnell

9:35am – 10:00am

In this session, participants will learn about:

  • Burnout – definition, scope, causes
  • Technology as a factor leading to burnout
  • Impact of virtual care on burnout
  • Managing virtual care to stay healthy

At the end of this session, participants should have a better understanding of how to manage burnout within their practice.

Presented by Dr. Mamta Gautam, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa; Psychiatrist, Psychosocial Oncology Program, The Ottawa Hospital; President and CEO, PEAK MD Inc.

In this session, participants will learn about:

  • Which apps to recommend to patients and how to use apps carefully
  • Which apps are useful in practice
  • Sharing apps that other doctors may find useful

At the end of this session, participants will have a better understanding of medical apps that can be used successfully with patients.

Presented by Dr. Chandi Chandrasena, Chief Medical Officer, OMD

In this session, participants will learn:

  • How to improve practice management using your EMR and virtual care tools
  • How to use the available features in virtual care tools and your EMR
  • Which add-on products for your EMR are available today

At the end of this session, participants will learn how to better manage their practice through their EMR and virtual tools.

Presented by Mr. Stephen Beckwith, OMD Clinic Manager Peer Leader

10:05am – 10:30am

Presented by Dr. Emad Henein and Dr. Farnaz Ghorbani

Presented by Dr. Meghan Davies, OMD Luminary Award Winner and Tatiana Gayowsky, Hamilton Family Health Team

In this session, participants will learn:

  • Key concepts and definitions around Privacy and Security
  • How to handle privacy breaches
  • Their obligations under the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA)

At the end of the session, participants will be able to understand and evaluate key concepts and definitions.

10:35am – 11:00am

In this session, participants will learn:

  • How to use virtual care in a speciality practice
  • How to participate in provincial programs such as eConsult and eReferral
  • Co-Management with primary care

At the end of this session, participants will have a better understanding of how specialists can work virtually and in coordination with primary care practices.

Presented by Dr. Paul Gill, OMD Physician Peer Leader and Jennifer Littlejohn, OMD Practice Enhancement Consultant

A continuation of the previous session on the Medico-legal Aspects of Virtual Care. In this session, participants will learn about:

  • A real-life case study from a physician who was hacked
  • How to handle a privacy breach
  • Alerting office staff and informing patients of a privacy breach

At the end of this session, participants will have a better understanding of how to handle a privacy breach, the ramifications and how to protect their practice against cyberthreats that can lead to privacy breaches.

Presented by Dr. Artur Gevorgyan

1:00pm – 3:00pm 

At the end of the workshops, participants will recognize opportunities for how to optimize the use of their EMR identifying better workflows, examining and reviewing toolbars, and how to benefit more from other EMR functionality such as prescribing, billing, and integration with other digital health tools.

Workshop Topic Certified EMR Peer Leader
Tips and Tricks (With a focus on Population Reports, Searching, Mining for Conditions, Templates, eConsult, Video Connect and Disease Registry) ABELMed EHR-EMR/PMTripho Bogias, OMD Clinic Manager Peer Leader
Ask Me Anything Accuro EMRDr. Stephen McLaren, OMD Peer Leader
New Users Accuro EMRDr. Vineet Nair, OMD Peer Leader
Prescriptions, templates, eConsults Accuro EMRIbrahim Omar, Nurse Practitioner Peer Leader
Tips and Tricks Accuro EMRDr. Harvey Blankenstein, OMD Physician Peer Leader
Tips and Tricks (For Specialists) Accuro EMRDr. Vandana Ahluwalia, OMD Specialist Physician Peer Leader
Tips and Tricks (With a focus on Population Reports, Searching, Mining for Conditions, Templates, eConsult, Video Connect and Disease Registry) Avaros EMR Dr. Keith Thompson, OMD Physician Peer Leader
Tips and Tricks Clinic Information System (CIS)Dr. Jeffrey Habert, OMD Physician Peer Leader
Tips and Tricks Collaborative Health Record (CHR) Dr. Karim Vellani, OMD Physician Peer Leader
Tips and Tricks EMR AdvantageCarly Burdick, Carolyn Shields, OMD Clinic Manager Peer Leaders
Tips and Tricks (With an additional focus on eForms) IndivicareDr. Mark Nassim, OMD Physician Peer Leader
Ask Me Anything OSCAR Dr. Braedon Hendy, OMD Physician Peer Leader
Ask Me Anything OSCAR Dr. Carlos Yu, OMD Physician Peer Leader
Tips and Tricks (With an additional focus on Billing) OSCAR Dr. Anil Maheshwari, OMD Physician Peer Leader
Ask Me Anything PS Suite EMRDr. Kevin Samson, OMD Physician Peer Leader
Ask Me Anything
PS Suite EMRRoger Mandjlekian, OMD Clinic Manager Peer Leader
Ask Me Anything (With additional focus on Remote Patient Monitoring) PS Suite EMRDr. Paul Gill, OMD Physician Peer Leader
EMR Dashboard PS Suite EMRDr. Loredana Di Santo, OMD Physician Peer Leader

New Users and Migrations

PS Suite EMRDr. Salesh Budhoo, OMD Physician Peer Leader
Pros and Cons of Video Visits PS Suite EMRDr. Noah Crampton, OMD Physician Peer Leader

Tips and Tricks

• Custom Forms
• Encounter Assistants
• Reminders
• Toolbars
• Searches
• Stamps

PS Suite EMRJonathan Fowler, OMD Clinic Manager Peer Leader
 
PS Suite EMRDr. Jeffrey Dennison, OMD Physician Peer Leader

3:00pm – 5:00pm

Are you currently practicing in a primary care model and would like to learn more about virtual care billing? This OMA seminar will discuss virtual 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. 

Attendees will be able to assess different virtual care billing codes and how to use them when billing.

Presented by Dr. Rick Tytus, Family Physician, on behalf of the Ontario Medical Association.

SPONSORED PRESENTATIONS (Please note these presentations are not eligible for accreditation).

Bookmark this page and check back for the latest updates on the sponsored sessions as they become available.

8:00am – 5:00pm – Digital Health and Virtual Care Day Virtual Vendor Showcase

Meet with different EMR, digital health and virtual care vendors who have innovative solutions that can benefit your practice! Plus, by visiting the Vendor Showcase, you can enter contests and activities to win prizes! 

We encourage you to visit the Vendor Showcase between 12:00pm – 1:00pm to chat with vendors who will be hosting their own live streams.