Overcoming communication barriers with digital tech
October 21, 2020
TORONTO – Clinical and technology leaders from Michael Garron Hospital and its surrounding Community Care practices will discuss their experiences with innovative solutions that facilitate real-time communications and improved decision-making to improve patient outcomes. The healthcare leaders invite you to learn about their experiences at a webinar on Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 @ 11:00 AM EST.
The Michael Garron Hospital and area primary care physicians are making use of the Hypercare platform to ease communication among clinicians. They are also using the platform to quickly check to see who is on call and to trade shifts when needed.
During the 60-minute webinar, you will obtain:
- Insights about healthcare care coordination challenges, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Digital communication strategies for the acute care setting and primary care providers
- Change management strategies to support the adoption of care coordination platforms
- Learnings about how Michael Garron Hospital improved patient outcomes through clinical communication and collaboration with their community care partners
November 4, 2020 | 11AM (EST)
About the speakers:
Dr. Patrick Darragh (pictured), MD, MS
Chief Medical Information Officer at Michael Garron Hospital (MGH)
During his time at MGH, Dr. Darragh has played an integral role in the delivery of safe, efficient, and high-quality patient centered care through the application of Information Technology systems at the hospital.
Amelia Hoyt, BSc, CIO
Chief Information Officer at Michael Garron Hospital (MGH)
During the height of the pandemic, Amelia played a critical role in ramping up care delivery by creating remote hospital wings to support virtual care, improving accessibility of the EMR offsite, and streamlining screening processes.
Dr. Meera Shah, MD, CCFP (EM)
Family Physician & Primary Care Digital Health Lead at Health Access Thorncliffe Park
As a digital health lead, Dr. Shah is well versed in evaluating and implementing technologies to help improve and streamline clinical workflow for family physicians.