Dr. Davis’ Tips for Cancer Screening in Primary Care

This blog is by Dr. Meghan Davis, Regional Primary Care Lead and Mobile Cancer Screening Coach Lead for the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Cancer Program. Dr. Davis is also a Family Physician in east-end Hamilton. Primary Care Providers will find relevant information about topics that matter to their practice and  patients. Scroll to the bottom of this page to subscribe. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Davis directly at dr.meghan.davis@gmail.com.

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 physician identity for eHealth and eliminates the step requiring verification with two pieces […]
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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 cancer screening. We are inclusive to all members of primary care offices – front staff, nurses, […]
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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 the Screening Activity Report (SAR) can be found here • Online accredited e-learning modules for cancer […]
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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 plan and optimize your EMR use for cancer screening? Check out […]
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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 to Screen’ letters to patients along with a privacy notice explaining how their information is protected and how […]
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