No one knows the issues facing primary care better than clinic managers. Day in and day out, clinic managers find ways to get patients the care they need in a system that isn’t set up for efficiency. If you want to help improve the effectiveness of the system, the knowledge and experience of the people navigating the front lines is invaluable. That’s why we’re excited to be attending the annual conference of the Alberta Association of Clinic Managers in September.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
The Canadian healthcare system is overburdened. One of the main contributors to excess demand is a structure built around referrals. Patient hand off in the form of referrals is an open chasm through which thousands of patients fall each year. Even when hand offs are successful, patients can wait as long as 2 years for a specialist appointment only to discover there is a specialist-condition mismatch and they need to get in another line. These inefficiencies are not the fault of any member of the system, but of the system itself, and they are completely avoidable with the use of secure messaging.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
In the Canadian healthcare industry, communication technology has lagged behind due to the belief that security and reliability aren’t achievable through modern efforts. As the inefficiencies of working with out-dated forms of communication pile up, the need for a secure and efficient alternative has risen to the forefront.