No widget added yet.When a patient is discharged from a hospital setting, continuation of the high-quality care delivered in the hospital is a recognized challenge across many health delivery systems within Canadian provinces and internationally. The 30-day readmission rates, especially for patients with complex chronic disease, are a recognized measurement of the success of hospital … Continue reading How to achieve successful care transitions from hospital to community
No widget added yet.Almost 15 years ago, Canada was introduced to the electronic health record (EHR), which was initially hailed as the end-all solution to bestow efficiency and improved patient care in our healthcare system. With many Canadians now having access to EHR data — and with healthcare costs the highest they’ve ever been —providers … Continue reading The Evolution of the Electronic Health Record
No widget added yet.Currently in the Canadian market, there is much discussion and thought being given to the theme of innovation – a theme which is viewed through the lens of developing new technologies. This type of thinking is certainly in keeping with the premise that Canada is a nation of inventors and pioneers with … Continue reading Innovation or Innovative Solution Thinking?
No widget added yet.As the new year kicks off, questions will inevitably arise asking: what will be this year’s priorities and challenges for healthcare delivery in Canada? In addition to a number of emerging priorities, there are some existing challenges that have carried over from last year. These ongoing priorities are typically focused on improving … Continue reading 2017: A Year of Challenges and Opportunities
No widget added yet.With the current discussions and concerns relative to our evolving healthcare delivery, one starts to think that we are approaching a crossroads of sorts; one that will require strong leadership and perhaps a refocus of our strategies to move forward. On one side, many of the concerns relate to our ability to … Continue reading Leveraging Innovative Healthcare Assets