Always with an eye to improve the healthcare experience, Dr. Flanders decided to employ patient engagement tools to save time at the front desk, improve accuracy of patient charting, and support the delivery of higher quality care.
Fortunately, a growing number of “second wave” digital health technologies are helping to give us back the time to focus on the interpersonal aspects of care that we crave.
The SPARK project is testing an automated patient-screening process. Questionnaires designed to sensitively determine income security and other social challenges are administered in a waiting room on Android tablets.
Joule, the Canadian Medical Association’s (CMA) newest company, is partnering with CognisantMD to bring the Ocean Platform for patient engagement and eReferrals to Canadian physicians.
The Ocean platform for patient engagement and e-referrals will be made available to Canadian physicians through a partnership between its developer, CognisantMD, and Joule, a Canadian Medical Association company that aims to stimulate health innovation.
The province announced recently it was investing $12.9 million over two years to support the expansion of the innovative eReferral system in the Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network and seven more health networks.
In this episode of The Future of Mobile we focus on Healthcare, specifically how mobile is shifting the industry. We speak with Dave Wattling, Telus Health Chief Corp development officer; Doug Kavanagh, family physician and founder of Cognisant MD; and Chantel Amato, a Canadian who is using innovative technology for online therapy.
Doctors who try to start up a tech company on a part-time basis will likely fail. That’s one of many insights shared by Dr. Doug Kavanagh (pictured), co-founder of Toronto-based CognisantMD and 2016 winner of the CMA’s Joule award.
The process resulted in the selection of an Ontario-based consortium of Think Research, CognisantMD, and the Centre for Effective Practice (CEP) to lead the design and deployment of a ground-breaking eReferral platform for the Waterloo Wellington community.
Patients in Guelph will soon have access to a new electronic referral system designed to help make moving through the healthcare system easier. The Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network announced recently that they have selected an Ontario-based consortium of companies to lead the design and deployment of a ground-breaking electronic referral platform for the community.
The eHealth Centre of Excellence, the WWCCAC and the WWLHIN have announced that they have selected an Ontario-based consortium of Think Research, CognisantMD, and the Centre for Effective Practice (CEP) to lead the design and deployment of a ground-breaking electronic referral (eReferral) platform for the Waterloo Wellington community.
A well-designed technology and corresponding platform that addresses these four elements can be instrumental in improving efficiency and efficacy in our health care system.
CognisantMD, a Toronto-based start-up, offers doctors a medical questionnaire system that uses patient waiting room time to maximize productivity. Called Ocean, the platform allows patients to complete medical histories and other questionnaires in the waiting room.
A new initiative by CognisantMD hopes to reduce waiting times by providing Syrian newcomers with a way to complete patient history and screening in their native tongue.
A free, secure online tool has been developed to allow patients to complete a full history and mental health screening in Arabic or Armenian, with the results automatically translated to English for the clinician to review and add to the patient record.
Doug Kavanagh is interviewed by the CBC about CognisantMD’s Syrian Refugee medical translation tools.
A pilot project undertaken by the Couchiching Family Health Team has landed it a national honour. It is being honoured for its use of the Super Nova chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) screening quality improvement program.
CognisantMD Inc., a Toronto startup founded by a family doctor and software engineer, is offering a fresh approach to solving connectivity issues. In 2013, the company launched Ocean, a patient engagement platform.
On Thursday (Nov. 26), CMH and CognisantMD, a Toronto-based software company, announced the introduction of a real-time eReferral system for diagnostic imaging in Waterloo Region.
Cambridge Memorial Hospital and CognisantMD, of Toronto, announced the availability of a real-time eReferral system for ordering diagnostic imaging tests in the Waterloo region.
A new tablet system launched by CognisantMD has been developed by a Toronto-based brother team, Dr. Doug and Jeff Kavanagh, which can use waiting room time more productively to complete questionnaires about their medical conditions, and then route information directly into EMR records.
The cloud-based software provides a secure, controlled way for patients to contribute to their own Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) using mobile tablets, online questionnaires, and a library of over 400 clinical screening tools.
CognisantMD™, a Toronto-based health informatics software company, today announced a major milestone as they surpassed 100,000 patient record updates on the Ocean Platform™.
I recently interviewed Dr. Doug Kavanaugh by email on his thoughts of what we will see in medicine in Canada in the next 20 years. Doug is in his first year as a family doctor in Toronto and is the Co-Founder of CognisantMD
Toronto-based startup CognisantMD has released a comprehensive and easy-to-use toolkit that physicians can apply at the point of care to assess, track and monitor opioid use in the patient record.
Dr. Doug Kavanagh from Cambridge, Ont., who is a new family doctor in Toronto, has had me using his new OceanWave tablet for the past six months. I love it and it helps save me time while improving patient care.