2015 Abstract Presentations

Sunday May 31 – Pre-Conference

CCF Symposium     Sun, May 31    AM|PM Plenary
Charles Young | Pathways, algorithms, and CDS: now and the future
David Buckeridge | Towards Probabilistic Decision Support
Sarah Hutchison | Doctors, Data and Decisions

David Thomas | Focus Reset: Adopting a consumer “first mile” mindset
IBM Watson Heath | Big Data, Cognitive Computing and the Impact on Clinical Decision Support

Duane Bender | Mobile Health: The Promise and the Progress
Jim Forbes & Geoff Hallford | Building a Mobile Information Management Strategy


Monday June 1 | 13:30 – 15:00

*Please note that not all presentations will be listed below as some authors did not provide permission to share their presentations online.

 CS01     Mon, June 1     13:30 – 15:00     Meeting Room 206 CD     Rants I
CS01.3     Dispelling the Myth of Interprofessional Collaborative Models in Health Informatics

CS02     Mon, June 1     13:30 – 15:00     Meeting Room 202 CD     EHR Benefit Evaluation
CS02.1     Electronic Health Records’ (EHR) landscape in Canada: current state of adoption, benefits and factors driving them
CS02.2     Telehealth in Manitoba: Realizing the Benefits

CS03     Mon, June 1     13:30 – 15:00     Meeting Room 206 AB     COACH
CS03.2     COACH Health Informatics Primer for Clinicians

CS04     Mon, June 1     13:30 – 15:00     Meeting Room 201 AB     Challenges in Health Info Privacy
CS04.1     Cementing the Privacy Foundation of Information Technology
CS04.2     Dollars and Sense: Risk-Based Decision Making in Privacy Investment
CS04.3     New Technology Meets New Legislation – connecting patients, providers and health information

CS05     Mon, June 1     13:30 – 15:00     Meeting Room 201 EF     Mobile Health – Smart Ideas
CS05.1     Smartphone-based self-management support system for complex chronic diseases: Results of a pilot feasibility study
CS05.2     Smart Technologies for Mental Health Management
CS05.3     Designing for Complexity: A user-centred design approach to developing the electronic PAtient Care goal Tracking (e-PACT) mHealth tool.

CS06     Mon, June 1     13:30 – 15:00     Meeting Room 205 D     Chronic Disease Self Management Experiences
CS06.2     Usability Evaluation of Online Personal Health Records in Monitoring and Management of Patients with Type II Diabetes

CS07     Mon, June 1     13:30 – 15:00     Meeting Room 203 CD     Culture of Innovation
CS07.2     Implementing A Provincial System for the Credentilaing and Privileging of Health Practitioners in British Columbia
CS07.3     Innovating from Within – How to Foster a Culture of Innovation in a Healthcare Organization

CS08     Mon, June 1     13:30 – 15:00     Meeting Room 201 CD     Emerging Trends in Health Data Use
CS08.1     Emergency Department Optimization Dashboard introduces near-real-time data display for individual and departmental performance improvement.
CS08.2     Creating Better Understanding of Your Data through Effective Use of Data Visualizations
CS08.3     Accelerating the Adoption of EMR Content Standards in Primary Health Care

CS10     Mon, June 1     13:30 – 15:00     Meeting Room 203 AB     Sustaining Large Scale Change
CS10.2     Different strokes for different folks: creating a sustainable training strategy for 80 organizations

Monday June 1 | 15:30 – 17:00

CS11     Mon, June 1     15:30 – 17:00     Meeting Room 206 CD     Enhancing EMR Benefits
CS11.2     Enabling and Sustaining Change from Insight to Engagement
CS11.3     Inpatient Mortality Reduced due to Adoption of Evidence-Based Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) and Culture Change toward Standardized Care

CS12     Mon, June 1     15:30 – 17:00     Meeting Room 201 AB     Human Factors in Use of Technology
CS12.1     Usability of GPS technology to support people with dementia living in the community: client and caregiver experiences
CS12.2     Novel Service Design for Remote Transmission of Pacemaker Data
CS12.3     Selecting appropriate telehealth technology for remote and isolated First Nations nursing stations: a Human Factors approach

CS13     Mon, June 1     15:30 – 17:00     Meeting Room 201 CD     Data Governance in a Changing Environment
CS13.2     Health Analytics in the real world – insights from 15 years of pan Canadian Health Information Data Warehousing and Digital Health perspectives.

CS15     Mon, June 1     15:30 – 17:00     Meeting Room 202 CD     Telehealth – Expanding the Reach
CS15.1     Transforming Care: Improving Access to Health Services through the Implementation of Store and Forward Technology in Manitoba
CS15.2     The mHealth factor –wirelessly enabling value add applications for clinical communications, equipment locating and enterprise mobility management (EMM)
CS15.3     Urban Telehealth – Why videoconferencing can work

CS16     Mon, June 1     15:30 – 17:00     Meeting Room 203 AB     Standards – A Clinical Perspective
CS16.1     Why One Just Can’t Live Without the Other – Clinical & Technical Partnerships
CS16.2     Terminology Clinical Documentation Improvement Opportunity
CS16.3     Development of standardized vaccine terminology to support interoperability across electronic health information systems

CS17     Mon, June 1     15:30 – 17:00     Meeting Room 203 CD     Supporting Care Continuity
CS17.1     Use of a Transition Synoptic Report of Clinical Outcomes to Inform Care Between Sectors
CS17.2     Advancing Care Across the Continuum
CS17.3     Exploring student and faculty perceptions on access to and use of information: Responding to a call to reframe nursing competence

CS18     Mon, June 1     15:30 – 17:00     Meeting Room 202 AB     Approaches to System Integration
CS18.1     A Newfoundland and Labrador approach to an integrated stroke strategy through telestroke.
CS18.2     An innovative approach to integrating point of care systems with EHR Services for improved clinical efficiency and care coordination
CS18.3     Connectivity in the Community

CS19     Mon, June 1     15:30 – 17:00     Meeting Room 206 AB     Connecting Sectors
CS19.1     Finding Common Ground – How the Government of Nova Scotia and Doctors Nova Scotia work together to propel IM/IT
CS19.2     Information for Life: Bridging Public and Private Health Systems through Digital Connectivity

CS20     Mon, June 1     15:30 – 17:00     Meeting Room 205 AB     Managing Populations
CS20.1     Population Health Management Tools to Improve Care for Individuals and Populations of Patients
CS20.2     Planning to Improve the Health of a Diverse and Distributed Population: The role of Information and Technology
CS20.3     Operationalization of a provincial unit to support patient oriented research through a multidisciplinary cluster of research resources, policy knowledge, and patient perspective.

CS21     Mon, June 1     15:30 – 17:00     Meeting Room 205 D     Connecting within Regions
CS21.1     The eHealth Portal — Enabling Access to Provincial Health Information Online
CS21.2     Providing clinical and health system value by connecting two regional Diagnostic Imaging repositories


Tuesday, June 2 | 11:00am – 12:30pm

CS22     Tue, June 2     11:00 – 12:30     Meeting Room 203 CD     Rants II
CS22.2     Pragmatic and Pain-free Clinical Interoperability and Standards Compliance
CS22.4     The Primary Care Office of the Future Utilizing the Technology of the Last Decade

CS24     Tue, June 2     11:00 – 12:30     Meeting Room 201 AB     Provincial Information Systems
CS24.1     Nova Scotia’s Drug Information System: Building and Managing Partner Relationships – How it Worked & What We’ve Learned
CS24.2     Manitoba’s Provincial Lab Information System: The Clinical and Operational Benefits of Bringing a Province Together
CS24.3     Alignment of eHealth Saskatchewan Regional/Provincial Drug Initiatives

CS25     Tue, June 2     11:00 – 12:30     Meeting Room 201 CD     Nurses’ and e-Health
CS25.1     Nurses and EMR Implementation: Seen But Not Heard?
CS25.2     EPR/EMR Impacts on Bedside Caregivers: Verification of Favourable Clinical, Cost, Satisfaction Outcomes

CS26     Tue, June 2     11:00 – 12:30     Meeting Room 201 EF     Patient Access to Health Data
CS26.1     Implementing a Secure Patient Portal at a Pediatric Hospital
CS26.2     McMaster’s Patient Centered Health and Wellness Ecosystem
CS26.3     Usability Testing of an Online Self-Management Program for Adolescents with Cancer

CS27     Tue, June 2     11:00 – 12:30     Meeting Room 202 AB     Indicators of High Performance
CS27.1     Priorities for Developing Information and Indicators about Health System Performance
CS27.2     HIMSS Analytics EMRAM Stage 7: Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences First in Canada
CS27.3     The Sky’s the Limit: Cancer Care Ontario’s Strategic Approach to Cloud

CS28     Tue, June 2     11:00 – 12:30     Meeting Room 202 CD     Securing Organizational Infrastructure
CS28.1     Market Analysis and Non-HA Access Framework for BC’s eHealth Viewer – CareConnect
CS28.2     Building a Mobile Information Management Strategy: The Approach Taken by UHN to Understand and Balance Both Security and Practice Needs
CS28.3     Single Sign on & User Federation – Implementing an IAM solution for the provincial EHR

CS30     Tue, June 2     11:00 – 12:30     Meeting Room 205 AB     Governance Defined
CS30.1     High Wire EHR Governance – Balancing needs of internal and external stakeholders
CS30.2     Enterprise Information Governance: Connecting Health Information Management with Health Information Technology
CS30.3     Defining the Authorities to Collect and Share Information from First Nations to Provincial Registries in Ontario

CS31     Tue, June 2     11:00 – 12:30     Meeting Room 206 AB     (Infoway)
CS31.1     What Canadians Think: Insights
CS31.2     Getting there faster: Interoperability tools to gather clinical requirements and produce developer specifications
CS31.3     Advancing Care through Connections – A Pan-Canadian Clinical Engagement Strategy Toward Interprofessional Practice and Patient/Person Centred Care in Digital Health

CS32    Tue, June 2     11:00 – 12:30     Meeting Room 206 AB     (CIHI)  
CS32         eHIP Sympsosium 2015: A Taste of HI – Estimating organ donor potential


Tuesday, June 2 | 14:30 – 16:00

One Person, one picture: The value of standardized and interoperable data
Andrew Downes – Tales from New Zealand. Enabling access to rich standardised clinical data across models of care. Interoperability with the interRAI assessment and care planning methodology.

CS33     Tue, June 2     14:30 – 16:00     Meeting Room 201 AB     Stakeholder Engagement
CS33.1     Leveraging Information Technology to Improve Care: CCO’s Approach to Population-Based Standardized Symptom Screening
CS33.2     EMR Implementation Readiness Assessment and Patient Satisfaction
CS33.3     Clinical Information Systems integration: Integration into the workflow, connecting HA and provincial systems, and implications for a federated approach

CS34     Tue, June 2     14:30 – 16:00     Meeting Room 201 CD     Standards – Data and Beyond
CS34.1     Where There’s Smoke…There’s FHIR
CS34.2     Surgical Synoptic Reporting Initiative: Connecting users, data and outcomes

CS35     Tue, June 2     14:30 – 16:00     Meeting Room 201 EF     A Telehealth Journey
CS35.1     Emergency Department Urgent/Emergent TeleMental Health Care
CS35.2     Engaging Nurses Facilitates Telehealth Expansion
CS35.3     Telemedicine for patient education: An interprofessional, Advanced Clinician Practitioner in Arthritis Care (ACPAC) – led program about inflammatory arthritis

CS36     Tue, June 2     14:30 – 16:00     Meeting Room 202 AB     Innovative Uses of Technology
CS36.1     Managing Healthcare Big Data using Electronic Content Management (ECM)
CS36.2     Automating Post Discharge Calls to Patients in Home and Community Health Care using IVR Technology
CS36.3     First Nations Health Authority – eHealth: Transforming Access to Health and Wellness Services for all BC First Nations

CS37     Tue, June 2     14:30 – 16:00     Meeting Room 202 CD     Transforming Data
CS37.1     Turning data into insight: accessing CIHI data via the Custom Data Request Program
CS37.3     Unlocking the value of EMR data: designed by physicians for physicians

CS39     Tue, June 2     14:30 – 16:00     Meeting Room 203 CD     Supporting Public Health
CS39.1     Challenge Accepted! Accelerated Implementation of Panorama Inventory and Immunizations in Saskatchewan through Collaboration, Engagement and Innovation
CS39.2     Clinical and Surveillance Informatics for Public Health Transformation
CS39.3     Fatal Flaws: Introducing Risk by Substituting EMRs for Public Health Information Systems

CS40     Tue, June 2     14:30 – 16:00     Meeting Room 205 AB     Consumer Health
CS40.1     At what point does a consumer product become a medical device?
CS40.2     Remote home-based monitoring and coaching initiative supports patient self-management, significantly reduces ED and inpatient admissions

CS41     Tue, June 2     14:30 – 16:00     Meeting Room 205 D     Evaluating e-Health Solutions
CS41.2     Transitioning to an Electronic Health Record: Optimizing Documentation with Flowsheet Methodology
CS41.3     Implementing Electronic-Medication Reconciliation (eMED-REC) in a large teaching Paediatric Hospital: Approach, Workflow Design, Lessons Learned, Adoption and Compliance Evaluation

CS42     Tue, June 2     14:30 – 16:00     Meeting Room 206 AB     Improving the Quality of Care
CS42.2     Closing the gaps in care: How information management/information technology is shaping the emerging patient experience

CS43     Tue, June 2     14:30 – 16:00     Meeting Room 206 CD     Patient Self-Tracking
CS43.1     Patient Self-Documentation and the Case for Quality, using the BC Health Quality Matrix
CS43.3     Implementing an on-site and web-based corporate health program using best practices: The Merck Live It Wellness Program


Wednesday, June 3 | 8:30am – 10:00am

CS44     Wed, June 3     08:30 – 10:00     Meeting Room 206 CD     Rants III
CS44.1     Fear of Mobile Technology?! Don’t be!
CS44.2     Innovation Rant
CS44.4     Integrating Your Hospital Enterprise

CS45     Wed, June 3     08:30 – 10:00     Meeting Room 201 AB     Analytics – Tools and Solutions
CS45.1     Which KPIs should I use? helping organizations use data for business process improvements
CS45.2     From Data to Optimized Healthcare Outcomes: Using Prescriptive Analytics to Maximize Patient Access, Costs and Quality of Care
CS45.3     Data Driven Healthcare: the Canadian experience

CS46     Wed, June 3     08:30 – 10:00     Meeting Room 201 CD     e-Health Governance
CS46.1     Measuring the Impact of an Innovative Technology Solution on Operational Efficiency at Southlake Regional Health Centre
CS46.2     Connecting the Dots During an Upgrade
CS46.3     Change Management as a Continuum of Discovery

CS47     Wed, June 3     08:30 – 10:00     Meeting Room 201 EF     Rehab and Recovery Solutions
CS47.2     Intensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Program (IORP): Telehealth Journey

CS48     Wed, June 3     08:30 – 10:00     Meeting Room 202 AB     Leveraging Clinical Data
CS48.1     Creating the Case for Data Standards for Clinicians
CS48.2     Transforming Alberta’s Referral Experience: Connecting Patients and Healthcare Professionals Through eReferral
CS48.3     Leveraging Clinical Data to Develop a Clinician Scorecard for Pathology Investigations

CS49     Wed, June 3     08:30 – 10:00     Meeting Room 202 CD     International Perspectives
CS49.1     mHealth + eHealth = meHealth; supporting person-centric care in low and middle income countries (LMIC)
CS49.2     The Nursing Role in Next Generation Models of eHealth: An Irish Perspective
CS49.3     Connecting health and social care – the telehealth challenge

CS50     Wed, June 3     08:30 – 10:00     Meeting Room 203 AB     Ambulatory Care
CS50.1     Transforming care through Distruptive Innovation – Joint Implementation of Epic Ambulatory in Two Large Academic Centers in Hamilton, Ontario
CS50.2     Experiences Implementing Ambulatory EMRs and Early Benefits
CS50.3     Implementing a Shared EDIS: A Tale from Two Hospitals

CS51     Wed, June 3     08:30 – 10:00     Meeting Room 205 AB     Digital Health and Adoption
CS51.1     Advancing Professional Practice and Care through Digital Health
CS51.2     LEADing Practices: Digital Health for Creating Connections and Enabling Person Centered Care

CS52     Wed, June 3     08:30 – 10:00     Meeting Room 205 D     Regional Patient Centred Approaches
CS52.1     Primary Care Data Collection: overcoming challenges and key drivers for success in Manitoba
CS52.2     Toronto Central CCAC – Using Technology to Support Building Meaningful Relationships Between Primary Care and the CCAC
CS52.3     Improve Safety and Efficiency with Access to Patient Information Across Transitions of Care

CS53     Wed, June 3     08:30 – 10:00     Meeting Room 206 AB     EMR – Implementation Outcomes
CS53.1     A Fully Integrated, Self-Sustaining EMR Model
CS53.2     Proven Near-immediate Investment Impact for EPR/EMR: Early Findings from the United Kingdom
CS53.3     The Effect of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Implementation on Communication Between Pharmacists and Clinicians.


Wednesday, June 3 | 10:30am – 12:00pm

CS54     Wed, June 3     10:30 – 12:00     Meeting Room 206 CD     What You Need To Know About Your eHealth Solutions: Achieving Care Delivery and Health System Use Benefits
CS54.1     What You Need To Know About Your eHealth Solutions: Achieving Care Delivery and Health System Use Benefits

CS55     Wed, June 3     10:30 – 12:00     Meeting Room 201 AB     Innovative Technology Initiatives
CS55.2     Simplifying the clinical workstation for faster access, better security and reduced cost – lessons from a large HA implementation
CS55.3     Use of Interactive Voice Response Technology (IVR) to Improve Compliance with Diabetes Best Practice Guidelines

CS56     Wed, June 3     10:30 – 12:00     Meeting Room 201 CD     Governance – Systems and Infrastructure
CS56.1     Sharing Privacy: Developing Policy for Shared Systems Environments
CS56.2     First Nations Health Information Governance in Action: First Nations Inclusion in the BC Panorama Joint Stewardship Data Governance Model
CS56.3     Building a Governance Model that Supports Analytics and Intelligence

CS57     Wed, June 3     10:30 – 12:00     Meeting Room 201 EF     Analytics – Patient Impact
CS57.1     Falls Prevention: Innovation and the utilization of technology
CS57.2     Deploying the latest analytics technologies to automate the Global Trigger Tool (GTT) to improve patient safety

CS58     Wed, June 3     10:30 – 12:00     Meeting Room 202 AB     e-Referrals: Standards and Practices
CS58.1     Show me the benefits: Clinicians informing the eConsult service for Ontario
CS58.2     Central Intake & eReferral – Our Experience in moving to an eReferral Technology for community diabetes, addiction and mental health services
CS58.3     Translating strategy into tactics: implementation of Provincial Referral Standards in Toronto Central LHIN

CS59     Wed, June 3     10:30 – 12:00     Meeting Room 202 CD     Patient Outcomes
CS59.1     Interactive Computer-assisted Client Survey (iCCAS) for Common Mental Disorders: A Pilot in Community Health Center Serving Vulnerable Communities
CS59.2     Working toward a complete picture of kidney transplant patients through a novel approach to capture referral and wait list information
CS59.3     Transfroming Lung Cancer Care Delivery – A End to End Multi Disciplinary Clinical Enagement

CS60     Wed, June 3     10:30 – 12:00     Meeting Room 203 AB     Achieving Benefits
CS60.1     A benefits realization management strategy for EMR implementation
CS60.2     Connecting the Organizational and Clinical Benefits of Optimal use of Electronic Medical Records

CS61     Wed, June 3     10:30 – 12:00     Meeting Room 203 CD     Coordinating Care
CS61.3     Healthcare is Social: Connecting physicians online to improve patient outcomes

CS62     Wed, June 3     10:30 – 12:00     Meeting Room 205 AB     Connecting Regions
CS62.1     ConnectingGTA – Closing gaps in clinical care for Ontarians
CS62.2     Implementation and adoption: how to ensure sustained adoption of regional eHealth initiatives?
CS62.3     Engaging Clinicians to Connect Clinicians: connecting South West Ontario (cSWO) – A model for implementing regional electronic health solutions

CS63     Wed, June 3     10:30 – 12:00     Meeting Room 206 AB     Empowering Consumers
CS63.1     Empowering Consumers to Bridge their Clinical and “Extra-Clinical” Data Worlds
CS63.2     Patient e-booking: Practice perspectives on the benefits, challenges and lessons learned