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Aprile, J. Providing Online Access to Point-of-Care Information: Lessons from the OntarioMD.ca Physician Portal <ul><li>Th...
Providing online access to point-of-care information:  Lessons from the OntarioMD.ca physician portal Jason Aprile Web Con...
OntarioMD Overview <ul><li>Wholly owned subsidiary of the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) </li></ul><ul><li>Funded by th...
OntarioMD Network <ul><li>OntarioMD Physician Portal – EMR Advisor – OntarioMD Groups </li></ul><ul><li>www.ontariomd.ca  ...
OntarioMD Physician Portal www.ontariomd.ca <ul><li>Connecting physicians to clinical tools and resources </li></ul><ul><l...
EMR Advisor www.emradvisor.ca <ul><li>Connecting physicians to information about clinical management systems and electroni...
OntarioMD Groups www.ontariomd.ca/groups <ul><li>Connecting physicians to colleagues - via a suite of collaboration tools ...
Lessons Learned <ul><li>The development of the OntarioMD network has progressed according to user needs </li></ul><ul><li>...
Audience Engagement <ul><li>Metrics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathering and analyzing website metrics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Findings <ul><li>Physicians are managing multiple work modes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Mode   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Clinical Mode = OntarioMD.ca <ul><li>Seamlessly integrating tools and resources into the clinical workday </li></ul><ul><l...
Clinical Mode = OntarioMD.ca <ul><li>Making frequently used resources available on-demand from anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>...
Clinical Mode = OntarioMD.ca <ul><li>Providing access to contextual resources </li></ul><ul><li>Disease toolkits </li></ul>
Practice Management Mode = EMRAdvisor.ca
Practice Management Mode = EMRAdvisor.ca <ul><li>A dedicated space to address practice IT issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An ...
Collaboration Mode = OntarioMD Groups
Collaboration Mode = OntarioMD Groups <ul><li>An online collaboration tool to facilitate communication and manage extra-cu...
The IT Journey <ul><li>Challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Moving at the speed of our audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>For more information about the  </li></ul><ul><li>OntarioMD Network please contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Jason Aprile...
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Providing Online Access to Point-of-Care Information: Lessons from the OntarioMD.ca Physician Portal [4 Cr3 1330 Aprile]

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Providing Online Access to Point-of-Care Information: Lessons from the OntarioMD.ca Physician Portal [4 Cr3 1330 Aprile]

  1. 1. Aprile, J. Providing Online Access to Point-of-Care Information: Lessons from the OntarioMD.ca Physician Portal <ul><li>This slideshow, presented at Medicine 2.0’08 , Sept 4/5 th , 2008, in Toronto, was uploaded on behalf of the presenter by the Medicine 2.0 team </li></ul><ul><li>Do not miss the next Medicine 2.0 congress on 17/18th Sept 2009 ( www.medicine20congress.com ) </li></ul><ul><li>Order Audio Recordings (mp3) of Medicine 2.0’08 presentations at http://www.medicine20congress.com/mp3.php </li></ul>
  2. 2. Providing online access to point-of-care information: Lessons from the OntarioMD.ca physician portal Jason Aprile Web Content Manager September 2008 © 2008 OntarioMD Inc. Prepared for the Medicine 2.0 Congress, September 4 – 5 th , Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  3. 3. OntarioMD Overview <ul><li>Wholly owned subsidiary of the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) </li></ul><ul><li>Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s (MOHLTC) Physician IT Program </li></ul><ul><li>Established to support the adoption of IT by physicians </li></ul>
  4. 4. OntarioMD Network <ul><li>OntarioMD Physician Portal – EMR Advisor – OntarioMD Groups </li></ul><ul><li>www.ontariomd.ca – www.emradvisor.ca – www.ontariomd.ca/groups </li></ul><ul><li>Three sites with one goal: </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting Physicians </li></ul>
  5. 5. OntarioMD Physician Portal www.ontariomd.ca <ul><li>Connecting physicians to clinical tools and resources </li></ul><ul><li>An online point of care resource with: </li></ul><ul><li>Drug tools </li></ul><ul><li>Disease toolkits </li></ul><ul><li>Forms & Flowsheets </li></ul><ul><li>Patient handouts </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Practice Guidelines </li></ul>
  6. 6. EMR Advisor www.emradvisor.ca <ul><li>Connecting physicians to information about clinical management systems and electronic medical records </li></ul><ul><li>An online community dedicated to supporting physicians on their EMR journey </li></ul><ul><li>Features include: </li></ul><ul><li>Peer authored blogs and commentary </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion forums </li></ul>
  7. 7. OntarioMD Groups www.ontariomd.ca/groups <ul><li>Connecting physicians to colleagues - via a suite of collaboration tools </li></ul><ul><li>All user created Groups offer: </li></ul><ul><li>Public web presence </li></ul><ul><li>Private members area </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion forums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared calendar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared files and images </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Lessons Learned <ul><li>The development of the OntarioMD network has progressed according to user needs </li></ul><ul><li>New online products and spaces have evolved directly from our engagement with physicians and an understanding of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice workflow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The existence of multiple physician work modes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The varied needs within these work modes </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Audience Engagement <ul><li>Metrics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathering and analyzing website metrics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying usage patterns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Visits </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Frequency </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resources used </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Consultation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consulting with physicians at their clinics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding workflow </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying IT use patterns </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Surveying users at various stages of IT use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adopting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced </li></ul></ul></ul>Direct engagement with physicians has resulted in the development of the most popular portal features
  10. 10. Findings <ul><li>Physicians are managing multiple work modes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Mode </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Providing patient care in a busy clinical setting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice Management Mode </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Improving workflow and efficiency, adopting IT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration Mode </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Participating in other projects (i.e. research, committees, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Clinical Mode = OntarioMD.ca <ul><li>Seamlessly integrating tools and resources into the clinical workday </li></ul><ul><li>Anticipating the physician’s information needs </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Drug search with Limited Use codes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Clinical Mode = OntarioMD.ca <ul><li>Making frequently used resources available on-demand from anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>My Resources </li></ul>
  13. 13. Clinical Mode = OntarioMD.ca <ul><li>Providing access to contextual resources </li></ul><ul><li>Disease toolkits </li></ul>
  14. 14. Practice Management Mode = EMRAdvisor.ca
  15. 15. Practice Management Mode = EMRAdvisor.ca <ul><li>A dedicated space to address practice IT issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An interactive community for physicians planning, acquiring, implementing and adopting electronic medical records </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enabling information sharing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Physician authored content (blogs) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Peer to peer communication channels (discussion forums) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Built on a community friendly platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Modular applications to grow as user needs change </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Collaboration Mode = OntarioMD Groups
  17. 17. Collaboration Mode = OntarioMD Groups <ul><li>An online collaboration tool to facilitate communication and manage extra-curricular workflow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enabling physicians to connect their professional health networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Features: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Shared calendar </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>File sharing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion forums </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public facing web presence </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. The IT Journey <ul><li>Challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Moving at the speed of our audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Working to integrate IT within the practice environment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Building upon our understanding of physicians and their needs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Involving physicians in the development of new products </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Developing products that meet existing workflow and practice requirements </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>For more information about the </li></ul><ul><li>OntarioMD Network please contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Jason Aprile </li></ul><ul><li>Web Content Manager </li></ul><ul><li>OntarioMD Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.ontariomd.ca – www.emradvisor.ca – www.ontariomd.ca/groups </li></ul>

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