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Digital Health Week

OntarioMD (OMD) is pleased to participate in Digital Health Week (Nov. 14–20). 

Digital Health Week is an annual celebration of everything digital health! During this time, we acknowledge, celebrate and raise awareness of the value that digital health brings to our health care system.

“Digital Health Week is always such an exciting week as we get to spotlight how technology has impacted the way we practice medicine. I feel this is a great year to recognize how we’ve evolved practicing medicine using technology. Is there too much technology? Is the tech working for you? If not, why not? If it is, tell us your success stories! Let us know on social media and don’t forget to tag our handles.

– Dr. Chandi Chandrasena, Chief Medical Officer, OMD

Past Webinar Recordings:

  • Year in Review: New Developments in Privacy, Cybersecurity, and Virtual Care: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 – 12:00pm – 1:00pm
    Virtual care is now an established part of clinical practice. Throughout 2022, regulatory authorities have introduced new guidance for virtual care and the digital health tools that enable it. Among other things, Canada’s Privacy Commissioners issued a statement encouraging clinicians to wind downown the use of fax and other unsecured, analogue technologies in favour of more secure alternatives. The CPSO has also introduced a new Virtual Care Policy. In addition, a new Physician Services Agreement was reached, which includes standardized billing codes for virtual care and mandates the use of “Verified Virtual Visit Solutions”. In this session, OntarioMD’s General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer will provide an overview of these developments and will provide practical recommendations for the delivery of virtual care.

    Presented by Ariane Siegel, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, OMD
Watch the recording

Join the conversation

Be sure to monitor all of our OMD social media channels where we will share new blog posts, featured videos, educational sessions and product updates. Use the hashtag #thinkdigitalhealth and get in the conversation! 

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This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 2 Mainpro+ credits.

Physicians must complete the evaluation to receive their CME certificate. At the end of the curriculum participants should have a better understanding and knowledge of digital health and virtual care tools and how to best implement to benefit their practice and patient care.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the SOGC. You may claim a maximum of 8 hours (credits are automatically calculated) following the completion of the entire OMD Educates Digital Health and Virtual Care course in October, 2022. It is important that you fill out the evaluation (link provided during session) for each session to confirm attendance and receive your certificate.