Dr. Meghan Davis Blog

May022018No Comments

Good news for Primary Care Providers!

It’s now easier for physicians to get their ONEID. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) has provided a link on the front page of the member portion of its website called ‘Get your eHealth ONEID.’ The CPSO verifies the...
Apr182018No Comments

New Cancer Screening Workshops for Hamilton, Dunnville and Simcoe

Cancer Screening Workshops coming to Hamilton, Dunnville and Simcoe – now accredited for 9 Mainpro+ for three-hour workshop Our Cancer Screening Workshop series is back by popular demand. This workshop is open to anyone in primary care who provides...
Mar052018No Comments

CCO Website Redesign

The newly-designed CCO website was launched last November. Below are links to key cancer screening web pages relevant to primary care providers: • Information on all of the organized cancer screening programs can be found here • Information regarding...
Jan302018No Comments

Want to increase your cancer screening rates by 10% and earn up to 18 MainPro+ credits?

Studies from medical literature suggest that having a facilitator work with you and your staff can increase your cancer screening rates by as much as 10 per cent. Would you like to invite a trained facilitator into your office to design an effective workflow...
Jan122018No Comments

CCO Correspondence Program, The In’s and Out’s

Thank you to Dr. Michael Schweitzer and his staff for inspiring this blog post with their excellent question about letters from Cancer Care Ontario (CCO). Once eligible for cancer screening, CCO’s correspondence program automatically sends out ‘Invitation...
Oct252017No Comments

Niagara Health Colonoscopy Referral Form

As one of my favourite architects wrote, “If you’re going to have centralization, why not have it!” –Frank Lloyd Wright Niagara Health now has a convenient centralized fax and form for colonoscopy referrals for colorectal cancer screening....
Sep122017No Comments

Cancer Screening Videos for your Waiting Room TV

“The single most important strategy in content marketing today is video.” –Gary Vaynerchuck, bestselling author, speaker and internationally recognized Internet personality. Do you have a TV screen in your waiting room?  Would you like...
Aug282017No Comments

Cancer Screening Poster for your screens, bulletin boards and office walls

The phrase, ‘A picture means a thousand words,’ seems obvious in this age of social media and screens everywhere. With that in mind, the Regional  Cancer Program has created e-posters and printable versions for Primary Care Providers to use in...
Jun152017No Comments

Post Colposcopy Discharge Cervical Cancer Screening in Primary Care

For patients who have been to colposcopy, knowing their HPV status can help determine how often they should have follow-up Pap tests. Because HPV testing is not publically funded it is not currently the standard of care if a patient does not/cannot pay....
Jun052017No Comments

Identifying Smokers in your Practice

I recently read an article on health care that included the phrase, “What gets measured gets managed.” It’s such a good quote and applies to so many aspects of medicine. For example, we now have an EMR that facilitates measurement. CCO’s 2013...