NEW MEMBERS OF TEAM IMS
Tarra is the AHAC Quality Decision Support Specialist (QDSS). Her position is dedicated to providing coaching, leadership and facilitation support under the direction of the AHAC ED Network to meet the business intelligence needs of the AHACs. Specifically, the QDSS wills use data to tell the AHAC story, including preparation of the AHACs for the twice yearly ICES reports on complexity of care and determining panel size. Tarra will also help prepare AHACs for quality improvement, accountability agreements and Accreditation Status. She will be working closely with the Regional Decision Support Specialists (RDSS) as a member of the Performance Management Team.
Charles provides analysis, assessment, and documentation support to the privacy initiatives of AOHC and the implementation of the IMS Strategy across the Province. He is a Certified Health Information Management (CHIM) professional and has worked in HIM since 2006. Recently he was the Information Management Coordinator at Cancer Care Ontario, where he managed the data access process while providing privacy support to the Cancer Informatics Group.
James Murphy & Joanne Morandin, Adoption Specialists
Joanne joins us from South East Grey, where she successfully led the implementation and adoption of NOD. Prior to joining the AOHC's EMR Team, James was a Data Management Coordinator at Somerset West. He managed the EMR implementation for that centre.
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On the Care Path: Executive Director Constance McKnight (left) and Clinical Services Manager Angela Naveau (right) proudly pose with AOHC’s EMR Director Nolan Yearwood in front of a beautiful wall painting depicting the aboriginal journey of caring and giving.
Congratulations are in order as our first Aboriginal Health Access Centre (AHAC) went live on Nightingale
on Demand (NOD), the new EMR solution, on 30 November, 2012. De dwa da dehs nye>s’ adoption of NOD puts
them firmly on the path to better client care with improved access to comprehensive client records and
Being the first aboriginal centre to go live is a matter of significance for the AHAC community, as the centre’s experiences will prove invaluable for those following in its footsteps.
“This is a great opportunity for us to grow our own champions within the community. There will be other AHACs looking to us for support and encouragement, and we will be happy to share our lessons,” said Angela Naveau, Manager of Clinical Services. Her team has worked long and hard to make sure the EMR implementation goes smoothly.
De dwa da dehs nye>s – which embodies the concept of a community of individuals taking care of one another – joins about a dozen CHCs that have successfully deployed the new solution this year.
Did you miss the latest issue of IMS Messenger? Find it here.
1. CIO Blog: This week, AOHC’s CIO Rod Burns gives a new spin to the Light Bulb theory ... View here.
2. Michelle Hurtubise, Chair of CHC Information Management Committee. View here.
3. John Bodolai, Executive Vice President, Nightingale. View here.
Charting Profound Changes
Our milestones and progress. View here.
- Nightingale on Demand V9.0 Passes Muster
- Chigamik goes live
- Note to Member Centres: EMR Hardware Procurement
- AOHC Signs Data Migration Contract
- EMR Templates **New**
Community Initiatives Stream
- CI Tool is "Live" - A progress update
- Medical Records Final Policy (College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario)