Reading time: 5 minutes Participating in Quality Improvement initiatives can allow physicians to achieve measurable changes that make a real difference to patients’ experience.
Reading time: 3 minutes In order for deprescribing to be successful, it’s essential physicians understand the values of their patients and align deprescribing with the patient’s priorities.
Reading time: 4 minutes A Choosing Wisely Canada keynote panel connects the dots between the health care system’s carbon footprint, waste in practices, and the ultimate harm to patients and the planet.
Reading time: 3 minutes One of the major risks of using modern technology to communicate personal health information is that it could be inadvertently disclosed to someone who should not have it.
Reading time: 3 minutes OntarioMD has undertaken several digital health initiatives to make it easier for physicians to manage their practice and provide effective patient care during the pandemic.
Reading time: 8 minutes We provide guidance on how to make your practice a safe place that encourages gender-diverse patients to share all their health concerns with you.
Reading time: 5 minutes Communication prior and during intimate exams are key, and allow the patient to feel a sense of control. A former chair of the ICRC provides further guidance.
Reading time: 3 minutes We provide some guidance as it becomes more common for patients to request to record their medical appointments via audio, video or photography.
Reading time: 4 minutes Physicians are urged to conduct medication reviews to help determine what, if any, therapeutic consequences may result when changes to a medication regimen are needed.
Reading time: 7 minutes Dr. Ron Epstein is among the foremost experts in mindful medical practice. He talks to Dialogue about what defines mindfulness and why it matters for doctors.
Reading time: 6 minutes A new program in Toronto offers an avenue in preventing child sexual abuse by aiming efforts at would-be offenders before they cross the line.
Reading time: 5 minutes Battery ingestion can become a life-threatening event if not identified and removed expeditiously. Close follow-up is also required to assess the degree of ongoing injury.