The Changing Priorities of HIEs
Ten years ago, Health Information Exchanges were focused on developing a sustainable business model. Today, their work is driven by a desire to support value-based care initiatives & interoperability
Future-proofing Canada’s healthcare organizations for patient-centric care
Long wait times, lack of care coordination, medication errors and duplications – these are just a sample of the challenges facing our healthcare system.
Gazing into the crystal ball: Predictions for Canadian healthcare IT
What can we expect to see happen in healthcare IT and the management of data this year? Based on the momentum we’re seeing, and the feedback we’re receiving in Canada and worldwide, here’s our outlook
ICD-10 - A Quality Initiative for Population Health
ICD-10 has been delayed, again. The rest of the world has been using ICD-10 for many years, benefiting from improving quality of care and ensuring clarity and communications of patients' clinical...
The Credibility Gap
In my first blog in this mini-series regarding the provider perspective on population health, I detailed how my experience as a primary care physician combined with my healthcare informatics...
Provider Perspective on Population Health
As a primary care physician with long experience in healthcare informatics, I have a pretty unique perspective regarding population health management. I know what it means to take care of patients...