9:35 am – 10:00 am – Physician Burnout and Technology

10:05 am – 10:35 am – Insights4Care (i4C) Program and CPSO QI/QA Case Study

10:35 am – 11:00 am – The Digital Specialist

9:35 am – 10:00 am – Medical Apps for Patients

10:05 am – 10:35 am – Tips for Being Environmentally Sustainable in PrimaryCare (Green Clinic

10:35 am – 11:00 am – Remote Patient Monitoring

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Virtual Billing for Family Physicians


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8:30 AM – 8:45 AM

OntarioMD’s second annual virtual conference.

Presented by:

• Dr. Gregory Athaide, OMD Board Chair

Dennis Ferenc, Interim CEO, OMD

Dr. Adam Kassam, OMA President

Allan O’Dette, OMA CEO

Dr. Sarah Funnell

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM

Through a virtual interactive session, participants will explore root causes of Indigenous health disparities, while recognizing culture as treatment and critique how digital health initiatives may or may not improve health of Indigenous Peoples.

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.

More about Dr. Sarah Funnell

 

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

Mamta Gautam

9:35 AM – 10:00 AM

Stream 1: Burnout and Efficiency

In this session, participants will learn about:

• Burnout – definition, scope, causes

• Technology as a factor leading to burnout

• Impact of virtual care on burnout

• Impact of virtual care on burnout

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, Psychological Oncology Program, The Ottawa Hospital; President of CEO, PEAK MD Inc.

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9:35 AM – 10:00 AM

Stream 2: Patient Care and Innovation

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

• Share apps that other doctors will find useful

At the end of this session participants will have a better understanding of medical apps that can be successful to use with patients.

 

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

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9:35 AM – 10:00 AM

Stream 3: Digital Awareness for Clinics  

In this session, participants will learn about:

• How to improve your 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

Dr. Emad and Dr. Ghorbani

10:05 AM – 10:30 AM

Stream 1: Burnout and Efficiency

In this session, participants will learn:

• The Shared experiences of what to expect with CPSO QI/QA

• Ideas for practical approaches to successfully start a CPSO QI/QA Program

• Recommendations for support & tools available to physicians with CPSO QI/QA

• Benefits realized from Quality Improvement Intervention

 

Presented by: Dr. Emad Henein and Dr. Farnaz Ghorbani

meghan davies and tatiana gayowsky

10:05 AM – 10:30 AM

Stream 2: Patient Care and Innovation

In this session, participants will learn:

• The relationships between health, healthcare, and the environment

• Site infrastructure changes that can lessen waste production and lower carbon footprint

• Care-based ideas that can improve both patient and planetary health

At the end of this session, our hope is that participants will know more about our practical, tested, evidence based green health care initiative tools and be inspired to use them.

 

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

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10:05 AM – 10:30 AM

Stream 3: Digital Awareness for Clinics  

OntarioMD’s General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer will provide an overview of significant legal developments from the past year, with an emphasis on issue relevant to virtual care. The session will also introduce key concepts related to privacy and security issues.

The session will include insights from recent guidance from the Information and Privacy Commissioner and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The presentation will incorporate practical insights to assist clinicians in managing their obligations under relevant policies and the Personal Health Information Protection Act, as informed by recent case law. Forthcoming legislative changes will also be discussed.

There will be an opportunity for questions about compliance management and virtual care best practices.

 

Presented by: Ariane Siegel, OMD General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer

10:35 AM – 11:00 AM

Stream 1: Burnout and Efficiency

In this session, participants will learn:

• How to use EMR Add -ons for in office and virtual care in a specially practice

• How to use an EMR Core clinical dataset for quality care and research

• Preventing burnout in specialty practice using Scribes

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. Vandana Ahluwalia, OMD Specialist Physician Peer Leader

paul gill and jennifer ittlejohn

10:35 AM – 11:00 AM

Stream 2: Patient Care and Innovation

In this session, participants will learn:

• Use of remote monitoring in CHF, COPD, and COVID care

• Optimizing the referral experience from EMR

• Working with community partners to ensure provider friendly pathways with no rejected referrals

 

Presented by: Dr. Paul Gill , OMD Physician Peer Leaderand Jennifer Littlejohn, OMD Practice Enhancement Consultant

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10:35 AM – 11:00 AM

Stream 3: Digital Awareness for Clinics  

Expanding on the preceding Medico-Legal Update, this session is designed to provide an overview of essential privacy and security concepts. The presentation will address:

• Key privacy policies and laws, and their application to healthcare;

• Key privacy policies and laws, and their application to healthcare;

• Cybersecurity best practices; and

• Privacy breach management and reporting.

In addition, attendees will benefit from a personal case study, presented by Dr. Artur Gevorgyan, regarding the threats posed by hackers. Dr. Gevorgyan was a victim of a recent cyberattack and will share his lessons learned from the experience.

The session will conclude with a brief explanation of cyber liability insurance, led by a representative from OMA Insurance.

 

Presented by: Dr. Artur Gevorgyan

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1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

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.

 


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3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Stream 4: Billing Information

Are you currently practicing in a Primary Care Model and would like to learn more about virtual care billing? The 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

virtual tradeshow

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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.

 


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11:05 AM – 12:00 PM

Sponsored Sessions (Please note these sessions are not eligible for accreditation)



* This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 5.00  Mainpro+ credits. 
 
This conference will be accredited for Specialists for Group Learning pending approval by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 

Continuing Education Provider Digital Health Canada