Region: 

Blog posts tagged with Canada

  • Creating opportunities in clinical informatics education

    Jennifer MacGregor
    April 28, 2016

    Sir William Osler, the Canadian physician frequently described as the Father of Modern Medicine, was an innovator in medical training. He created the first residency program for specialties and introduced bedside clinical training as part of physician education. He once said: Observe, record, tabulate, communicate. Use your five senses…Learn to see, learn to hear, learn to feel, learn to smell, and know that by practice alone you can become expert. Read more…

  • Pediatric hospital successfully activates CPOE in critical care units

    Jennifer MacGregor
    March 03, 2016

    The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), affiliated with the University of Toronto, is the largest organization dedicated to improving children’s health in Canada. These clinicians provide the best in complex, specialized care for some of our country’s youngest patients. We’ve always been impressed by the compassionate team at SickKids, but perhaps never so much as when we collaborated with them to complete five successful Allscripts Sunrise™ activations in 2015. We recently Read more…

  • Canadian health authority begins accessing provincial clinical data

    Jennifer MacGregor
    February 17, 2016

    Fraser Health Authority (Surrey, British Columbia, Canada) uses multiple clinical systems to deliver patient care to more than 1.6 million patients annually. Connectivity across care settings is important, as is connecting with provincial repositories of clinical data. Fraser Health recently used Allscripts dbMotion™ Solution to achieve a milestone in its progress toward better connectivity. As of January 2016, Fraser Health clinicians can query the Provincial Laboratory Information Read more…

  • How to get the most value from Allscripts Client Experience (ACE)

    Jennifer MacGregor
    January 27, 2016

    Our annual user conference, Allscripts Client Experience (ACE), draws thousands of clients and industry leaders each year. We talked with Lori Lee Bereti, RN, a clinical informatics specialist at Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada) about her first experience at ACE. She offered some helpful tips about how to prepare for the event. Read more…

  • Improving patient care and satisfaction with Allscripts Patient Flow™ for better bed management

    Jennifer MacGregor
    October 15, 2015

    Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) employs Allscripts Patient Flow™ to automate the process of turning over and assigning beds for better occupancy management and higher staff productivity. More efficient and accurate bed assignments helps reduce length of stay by an estimated 42%, saving the organization $400,000 annually. Read more…

  • Fraser Health Authority uses dbMotion to improve patient care

    Jennifer MacGregor
    June 23, 2015

    Fraser Health Authority (Surrey, British Columbia, Canada) uses Allscripts dbMotion™ Solution to make all relevant clinical information from multiple source systems available at the point of care. A recent case study shares how Fraser Health is currently using dbMotion to exchange information across its continuum of care from acute to community settings. It will expand interoperability to the ambulatory setting in 2015, with the integration of data from clinical Read more…

  • Taking the detective work out of pediatric care

    Jennifer MacGregor
    March 12, 2015

    Alberta Children’s Hospital (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) uses Allscripts SunriseTM to improve care and free its clinicians from tedious “detective work” and calculations. In a recent case study, physicians describe how they’ve applied intelligent order sets to pediatric diabetes management and infant Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN). Solving the mystery of insulin management According to pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Jonathan Dawrant, managing insulin has three main challenges: Read more…

  1. 1

About This Blog

It Takes a Community is a place for stories about building open, connected communities of health. Together we can enable smarter care, delivered with greater precision, for healthier patients, populations and communities. Join the conversation with comments and stories of your own.

Subscribe

Archive

What can we do for you?