Canadian physicians playing "catch-up" in adopting electronic medical records
- 'Too many hours, too many patients, feels like fast-food medicine' // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/3/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 5, p521
Describes results from the Physician Resource Questionnaire, administered by the Canadian Medical Association. Respondent comments regarding the condition of the medical profession; Complaints about increase in the administrative work load from the Workers Safety and Insurance Board; Unhappiness...
- Public leery information of sharing medical without consent. Fletcher, Marla // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;Jun2013 Future Practice Supplement, p6
The article focuses on the results of a poll conducted Canadian Medical association in 2012 and in which 2,015 Canadian adult participated. The poll found that only 40 percent of the people know about the use of electronic health record (EHR). It informs that four in five Canadians believe...
- More hours, more tired, more to do: results from the CMA's 2002 Physician Resource Questionnaire. Martin, Shelley // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/3/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 5, p521
Reports on results from the Physician Resource Questionnaire, administered by the Canadian Medical Association. Changes in physician practice methods, including an increase in call responsibility; Complaints about the 'medical treadmill' and efforts by respondents to reduce their practice...
- Report: 2013 the Year of the Vendor Switch. // Journal of AHIMA;Apr2013, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p15
The article reports that physician practices interested in switching electronic health record (EHR) vendors by the end of the year, according to a new report of 2013 from Black Book Rankings.
- SUCCESSFUL EHR IMPLEMENTATIONS: ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING. Adler, Kenneth G. // Family Practice Management;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p9
The article offers the author's insights on how to achieve successful electronic health record (EHR) implementation in healthcare practice. He mentions elements to attain EHR implementation including full commitment, necessary resources, and requisite knowledge. He says that possessing right...
- Rural Medicine, Part II. // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416);Oct2010, Vol. 34 Issue 214, p88
The article highlights the results of a survey by the Canadian Medical Association which show that over 80 percent of the 2,000 rural physicians in 2008 and 2009 chose rural medicine for the lifestyle and because it offered them the opportunity to use their full skill set.
- CMA ANNOUNCES 2015 AWARD WINNERS. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/14/2015, Vol. 187 Issue 10, p772
The article announces the awardees for the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) 2015 Awards including Michael Kaufmann as the 2015 Physician Misericordia Award, Norman Campbell for the Frederic Newton Gisborne Starr Award and the Award for Excellence in Health Promotion presented to the Norlien...
- SCRIBES CAN HELP DOCUMENT CARE, BOOST EFFICIENCY. Lewis, Maxine // Medical Economics;10/10/2013, Vol. 90 Issue 19, p52
The article presents an answer to the question related to duties of a scribe and aspects of benefits in medical practice after implementation of electronic health record (EHR) in hospitals.
- ESCAPING THE PAST. Karp, Andrew // 20/20;Sep2013, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p22
In this article, the author shares his experience of filling medical records at a dermatologist clinic comparing it with the WABACK machine, a fictional time travel machine, and reflects on the importance of Electronic Medical Records in order to track medical history of patients.