Dr. Meghan Davis Blog

Aug012019No Comments

Follow-up for FIT+ Patients in HNHB

FIT testing, as the primary screening method for average risk individuals, launched across the province on June 24. For patients with a positive test, there is a high probability of having colon cancer or a high-risk, complicated polyp. As Cancer Care...
Aug012019No Comments

Target Population/Service Report (TPSR)

We are approaching the September deadline for Cumulative Preventative Care Bonus submission, which is Sept. 10 for paper claims and Sept. 18 for electronic claims. A helpful tool for this calculation for enrolled model physicians is the TPSR reports....
Jul252019No Comments

Are you feeling FIT? Helpful tips for distributing FIT kits to patients

The fecal immunochemical test (FIT) has received an overwhelming response by the primary care community since launching on June 24. In fact, LifeLabs has already received over 60,000 FIT requisitions province-wide. Thank you for all your help with this...
Jul232019No Comments

Hot off the Press

Want to share the news about FIT on your bulletin boards and TV screens? Check out these 8.5 x 11 posters and TV screen images from Cancer Care Ontario and the Regional Cancer Program: For your bulletin boards: • Cancer Care Ontario’s poster, featuring...
Mar212019No Comments

Niagara Primary Care Providers-This is for you!!

Cancer Screening 3-Hour Workshop Presented by Dr. Meghan Davis for Niagara Primary Care Providers AND/OR their staff Earn 9 Mainpro+ Credits (physician attendance required for MainPro+ credits) Provide professional development opportunities for primary...
Mar212019No Comments

Hamilton Primary Care Providers-This is for You!!

Cancer Screening 3-Hour Workshop Presented by Dr. Meghan Davis for Hamilton Primary Care Providers AND/OR their staff Earn 9 Mainpro+ Credits (physician attendance required for MainPro+ credits) Provide professional development opportunities for your...
Jan232019No Comments

Brant Community Healthcare System Colonoscopy Referral Form

BCHS now has a convenient, centralized fax and referral form for patients needing a colonoscopy due to a positive FOBT. Having a centralized referral can enable great quality initiatives and navigate colonoscopies to be completed within the eight-week...
Nov152018No Comments

How To Guide: for completing a review of your own practice for Cancer Screening

I recently audited my own practice for breast, colorectal and cervical cancer screening and decided to write this up using the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) audit template to share with my primary care colleagues. Each audit is worth 6...
Sep202018No Comments

UPDATE: Cancer Screening Videos for your Waiting Room

I was asked d by some family doctor colleagues to post these videos to YouTube to enable them to play on waiting room TVs. Here are the YouTube links below. Happy viewing! Cervix: Breast:
Sep122018No Comments

Optimally using your EMR for Cancer Screening

I have been fortunate to collaborate with OntarioMD over the past year. Their EMR Practice Enhancement Program (EPEP) is a provincial change management service designed to help physicians enhance their EMR skills and efficiency to improve clinical and...