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Health Informatics

Posts in this section focus on the role that technology and informatics can play in 21st-century healthcare. Learn about Computerized Physician Order Entry, Electronic Health Record Systems and more!

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An Introduction to Biomedical Health Informatics and its Role in the ED

Learning about biomedical and health informatics, examples of them in emergency medicine practice, and their role in the Canadian context


Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE): Using Health Informatics to Decrease Adverse Drug Events

Understand what CPOEs are, how they can address adverse drug events, and ways to address the issues that can arise with CPOEs

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Electronic Health Record Systems and the ED

Part 1 – Introduction

Explore the components of a supportive electronic health record system, and the different ways in which they have evolved 

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Introduction to Virtual Care – General Principles

With virtual care becoming more prominent throughout the pandemic, HiQuiPs is bringing you a new series dissecting virtual care within the healthcare space, and particularly as it relates to the ED. Click below to read the first portion of the series!

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Introduction to Virtual Care – Virtual Processes

As virtual care continues to permeate through many fields in healthcare, HiQuiPS is bringing you a second blog post in which we delve into the details of processes in virtual care and highlight areas where challenges or complexity may arise

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