12:00 pm – 12:20 pm – Opening Remarks and Keynote

12:20 pm – 1:30 pm – Keynote Panel: The Art of Practicing Medicine


1:40 pm – 2:15 pm – Remote Patient Monitoring: Why It Works!

1:40 pm – 2:15 pm – Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) and Data Sharing

1:40 pm – 2:15 pm – Privacy and Security Through a Digital Health Lens


2:30 pm – 3:15 pm – One EMR to Rule Them All?

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm – Calling Ontario Health Teams (OHTs)!

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm – Cybersecurity – Protecting Your Practice


3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – The Future is AI

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Ontario Health Funding Applications

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – The Value of eServices


4:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Billing Information webinar for family doctors

8:30 am – 8:45 am – Opening Remarks

8:45 am – 9:30 am – Keynote Address – TBD


Stream 1: Technology Adoption

9:35 am – 10:05 am – Virtual Care is Here to Stay

10:10 am – 10:40 am – Overview of Online Appointment Booking

11:00 am – 11:30 am – It’s Not Me, It’s You! Meeting Your EMR Match


Stream 2: Practical Uses of Tech

9:35 am – 10:05 am – Secure Messaging – It’s all About the Communication!

10:10 am – 10:40 am – A Taste of Quality Improvement (QI)

11:00 am – 11:30 am – More Time to Dine: Using Technology to Reclaim Your Life


Stream 3: Technology for Patients & Staff

9:35 am – 10:05 am – Improving Virtual Care – the Clinic Manager Perspective

10:10 am – 10:40 am – What About Us? Patients Are the Real End-Users

11:00 am – 11:30 am – Good Things Come to Those Who Wait – Improving Front Desk Efficiency


11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Sponsored Presentations

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm – Learn more about Quality Improvement (QI) tools

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm – Get Advice and Tips from OMD Peer Leaders EMR Training Workshops

8:00 am – 4:00 pm – Digital Health & Virtual Care Conference Virtual Vendor Showcase


DAY ONE: SEPTEMBER 29, 2022

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12:00 PM – 12:20 PM

Day One: September 29, 2022

Opening Remarks and Welcome

Presented by:

• Robert Fox, Chief Executive Officer, OntarioMD

Allan O’Dette, Chief Executive Officer, OMA

Dr. Rose Zacharias, President, OMA

Dr. David Daien, Board Chair, OntarioMD

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12:20 PM – 1:30 PM

Day One: September 29, 2022

This panel presentation will discuss the use of technology in practicing medicine—how digital health has evolved the way physicians practice medicine, whether technology has gotten in the way, and how it impacts patient care.

Presented by:

Dr. Chandi Chandrasena, OMD Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Keith Thompson, OMD Physician Peer Leader

Sydney Graham, OMD Patient Leader

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1:40 PM – 2:15 PM

Day One: September 29, 2022

At the end of this session, participants will have gained knowledge about different tools that can be leveraged to successfully implement Remote Patient Monitoring in their practice.

 

Presented by: Dr. Paul Gill, OMD Physician Peer Leader

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1:40 PM – 2:15 PM

Day One: September 29, 2022

At the end of this session, participants will gain practical knowledge on data sharing, equitable data, sharing with OHTs, approaches from a clinician lens, and more.

 

Presented by: Dr. Lee Donohue, OMD Physician Peer Leader

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1:40 PM – 2:15 PM

Day One: September 29, 2022

At the end of this session, participants will know about significant legal developments from the past year, with an emphasis on issues relevant to digital health and virtual care that can impact and protect their practice. Following the presentation, there will be plenty of time for questions and comments

 

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

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2:30 PM – 3:15 PM

Day One: September 29, 2022

At the end of this panel presentation participants will have perspective for and against one EMR strategy by experts. They will gain more knowledge and insight on the pros and cons of having one EMR vs. multiple options.

 

Presented by: Matthew Leduc, Director, Integrations, OntarioMD; OntarioMD Physician Peer Leader

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2:30 PM – 3:15 PM

Day One: September 29, 2022

At the conclusion of this session, participants will know about the best practices surrounding digital health and virtual care tools, and how OMD can help implement and support these tools in clinician practices in your area.

 

Presented by: OntarioMD and the OMA

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2:30 PM – 3:15 PM

Day One: September 29, 2022

At the conclusion of this session, participants will know the best methods to protect their practice and patient data with real life practical examples and case studies in cybersecurity.

 

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

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3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Day One: September 29, 2022

At the end of this session, participants will know what is coming to health care from Artificial Intelligence (AI), what is happening in Canada and around the globe, and what is on the horizon for the future of AI.

 

Presented by: Dr. Noah Crampton, OMD Physician Peer Leader

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3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Day One: September 29, 2022

At the conclusion of this session, participants will know how to read funding applications, what the requirements are, how to write a proposal, and more!

 

Presented by: Simon Ling, Executive Director, Product and Services, OntarioMD

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3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Day One: September 29, 2022

At the end of this session, participants will have gained fundamental knowledge and know the value of eServices such as eForms, eReferral, and eConsult. They will understand the benefits of eConsult integration into EMRs and eReferral, as well as future eServices like eForms that can help them enhance practice efficiency.

Presented by: Dr. Clare Liddy, Family Physician, co-founder of eConsultBASE™ and the co-executive Director of the Ontario eConsult Centre of Excellence

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4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Day One: September 29, 2022

This OMA webinar will discuss virtual care codes, comprehensive care obligations, preventive care bonuses and more.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

1. Understand their primary care service obligations to patients and the contract that governs it

2.Identify billing resources available to support accurate billing

3.Enhance preventative care outcomes by linking to preventive care billing

 

Presented by: Dr. Ryan Banach, Family Physician, on behalf of the OMA


DAY TWO: SEPTEMBER 30, 2022

Please note that the second day of the conference coincides with the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and Orange Shirt Day on September 30. OMD will commemorate the day by honouring Canada’s indigenous peoples and their history. We invite attendees to do the same by wearing something orange.

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8:30 AM – 8:45 AM

Day Two: September 30, 2022

Opening Remarks

Presented by: Robert Fox, Chief Executive Officer, OntarioMD

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM

Day Two: September 30, 2022

Keynote Address

TBD:

TBD

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9:35 AM – 10:05 AM

Day Two: September 30, 2022, Stream 1: Technology Adoption

At the end of this session, participants will know about best practices surrounding EMR-integrated virtual care tools. This session is for attendees who have questions about comparing platforms, costs involved, and other integration practices.

 

Presented by: OMD Physician Peer Leader

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9:35 AM – 10:05 AM

Day Two: September 30, 2022, Stream 2: Practical

At the end of this session, participants will have practical knowledge of secure messaging surrounding doctor-patient communications. The session will take a deep dive into the available options and how/what to consider. Plus, there will be a discussion on how secure messaging can ensure increased productivity within your office workflow.

 

Presented by: Dr. Anish Mody

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9:35 AM – 10:05 AM

Day Two: September 30, 2022, Stream 3: Patient & Staff

At the end of this session, participants will learn about what office staff can do to facilitate virtual care for patients. They will know how to incorporate phone appointments vs. virtual calls and how to implement them into the practice workflow to maintain office efficiency. This session will also discuss equity when dealing with different patients and their care requirements.

 

Presented by: OMD Clinic Manager Peer Leader

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10:10 AM – 10:40 AM

Day Two: September 30, 2022, Stream 1: Technology Adoption

At the end of this session, participants will know about best practices, considerations, and challenges when considering the adoption of online appointment booking.

 

Presented by: OMD Physician Peer Leader

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10:10 AM – 10:40 AM

Day Two: September 30, 2022, Stream 2: Practical

At the end of this session, participants will learn what quality improvement (QI) means and how using QI can improve overall work-life balance.

 

Presented by: OMD Practice Enhancement Consultants

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10:10 AM – 10:40 AM

Day Two: September 30, 2022, Stream 3: Patient & Staff

At the end of this session, participants will learn how they can use technology for patient education and how to prepare for, and improve, patient visits using secure messaging, emails, etc.

 

Presented by: Dr. Meera Shah, OMD Physician Peer Leader and Alies Maybee, OMD Patient Leader

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11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Day Two: September 30, 2022, Stream 1: Technology Adoption

In this session, participants will have gained knowledge about what to look out for when deciding on your first EMR or selecting a new EMR that meets your changing needs, including the pros and cons of each one.

 

Presented by: Reza Talebi, Manager, Practice Enhancement

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11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Day Two: September 30, 2022, Stream 2: Practical

At the end of this session, participants will learn how to leverage technology to make patient visits more efficient. We will discuss technologies such as voice dictation, scribes, templates, eForms, and so much more!

 

Presented by: OMD Physician Peer Leader

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11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Day Two: September 30, 2022, Stream 3: Patient & Staff

At the end of this session, participants will know about ways to increase administration efficiency—from booking appointments to office flow. We will examine topics in depth, such as scheduling, and the benefits of using technology to improve overall communication.

 

Presented by: OMD Clinic Manager Peer Leader

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11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Sponsored Presentations: These sessions will feature new innovations, product demonstrations and more from companies that are here to support your practice digital and virtual care needs. Please continue to check back on this page as we announce sessions. (Please note these sessions are not eligible for Continuing Medical Education.)

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1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

These two workshops are designed to provide a practical approach to leverage your EMR and the application of QI tools to develop a practice improvement plan and its implementation. These sessions will be importance to any physicians and their staff who are working on their CPSO QI/QA practice improvement plans.

These sessions are limited in registration and the links to access them will only be made available by email.

 

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1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Get Advice and Tips from OMD Peer Leaders EMR Training Workshops

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8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Digital Health & Virtual Care Conference Virtual Vendor Showcase: 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 participate in activities to win prizes!

We encourage you to visit the Vendor Showcase during breaks and lunch to chat with vendors who will be hosting their own live streams.


* 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 5.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

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.

Continuing Education Provider Digital Health Canada