2013

CPCSSN’s Data Presentation Tool (DPT) discussed at Montreal Symposium on e-health Oct 3-4, 2013

Have a look at this video link below about the CPCSSN Data Presentation Tool (DPT). The DPT is an EMR linkable software application that produces sentinel feedback reports for various CPCSSN networks across Canada. The speakers: Gilles Brousseau (MD, MCFP) who is part of the family medicine group (FMG) of St. Alexander, PQ. In addition, he also holds the position of Regional Director of Medical Education in Ottawa. Michelle Greiver (MD, MSc, CCFC, FCFP) is herself an assistant professor of family medicine at the University of Toronto and North York Family Health Team representative director of the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network from The University of Toronto Practice Based Research Network (UTOPIAN).

The video was recorded at the symposium “Communication in the heart of e-health: Opportunities and challenges for patients, health professionals and organizations” which was held in Montreal on 3 and 4 October 2013. This video is a production by a team of Internet and Axis network health research in population health in Quebec. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MeMHFo2uGk

Find more videos of the conference by clicking on this link: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvEJNnX_FGJ3J1tJ7F8WcNyRKUBgl3Q-x

CFPC-CPCSSN Chair Receives Queen’s Prize for Excellence in Research Award Nov 20, 2013!

Dr. Richard Birtwhistle, CFPC-CPCSSN committee chair, has won a Queen’s University Prize for Excellence in Research Award.

This award is given for excellence in scholarly research, research mentorship and research leadership. Dr. Birtwhistle was nominated by the Department of Family Medicine, the CSPC and his Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) colleagues, particularly for the development of CPCSSN.

The award was presented at this year’s Fall Convocation on Wednesday, November 20 at 2:30 p.m. at Grant Hall. read more

CPCSSN staff participate in Rogers Media Event Oct. 26, 2013

A feature article in CANADIAN HEALTHCARE MANAGER reported on a full day roundtable discussion entitled: “Electronic medical records: Are we ready for data analytics?”

Dr. Michelle Greiver, family physician, North York Family Health Team and CPCSSN network director for the UTOPIANetwork and Ken Martin, information and technology manager, Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network were two of the eight IT saavy participants experienced with the evolution of EMRs in primary care across Canada.

CPCSSN currently extracts data from over 80 sites across Canada — representing more than 600 physicians and a half a million patients — to create quarterly reports on chronic diseases, epidemiology and (comparative) feedback reports, including patient population characteristics and practice performance indicators, to healthcare providers in participating practices, explained Ken Martin, the network’s information and technology manager. “It turns poor-quality EMR data into usable, actionable information.” This leads to the ability to base care decisions on actual data, said Dr. Michelle Greiver, a participant in the initiative. Dr. Greiver believes programs like CPCSSN are extremely valuable for doctors and the healthcare system as a whole. Care informed by real data is a powerful tool. But the current challenge is scaling up the model across the country: “We can all agree on the same goal of better care,” she said. “So how do we make sure we’re all aligned? How do we support each other to reach this goal?”

This roundtable event was organized by the Rogers Healthcare Group, and sponsored by the Ontario Medical Association and OntarioMD. Click here to sign up for access to CANADIAN HEALTHCARE MANAGER magazine.

CPCSSN Privacy Program receives Innovation Award!

CPCSSN’s privacy program has been awarded the 2013 Innovation Award by the International Association of Privacy Professionals(IAPP) award for organizations of 5,000 or fewer employees organization category.

Congratulations most especially to CPCSSN’s Research Privacy and Ethics Officer (RPEO) Jannet Ann Leggett Ll.B./JD, CIPP/C,M.IP and Donna Manca MD,CCFP, Director of Research Department of Family Medicine University of Alberta for the leadership they have brought to the Privacy and Ethics Sub-Committee (PES-C) of CPCSSN.

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Mainpro-C Credits Online Form now Available

Sentinels can now complete an online submission form for Mainpro-C Credits under the CPCSSN Quality Assurance Program.  If you want to have the Mainpro C credits applied to your membership information please follow these steps:

1. go to http://www.cfpc.ca/CreditForms/  and login with your individual CFPC membership information

2. then look for “MainproC CPCSSN practice audit” forms and option only and when finished click on SUBMIT!

If you want to just have a look at the submission form click here: CPCSSN Quality Assurance Program – Submission form for Mainpro-C Credits

note: If you click on SUBMIT without being logged in as a member your Mainpro C credits will not be automatically applied.

 

 

CPCSSN Research Privacy and Ethics Officer Named Privacy by Design Ambassador

Jannet Ann Leggett 280x280We’re proud to announce that CPCSSN Research Privacy and Ethics Officer Jannet Ann Leggett has been named a Privacy by Design Ambassador by Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ann Cavoukian.

Check out Jannet’s page on the Privacy by Design website by clicking here.

If you have any questions or comments about CPCSSN’s work on privacy, you can contact Jannet through our CPCSSN Staff Page or CPCSSNPrivacyOfficer@cfpc.ca.

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