Apix Performance has been contracted by The Ottawa Hospital to plan the implementation of Quality Based Procedures at the hospital.
The Ministry of Health in Ontario has introduced a new financing system for a large number of hospital-based services, with the intention of moving from block funding towards quality/outcome-based funding.
Apix Performance will be working with The Ottawa Hospital to identify opportunities to improve delivery of clinical services in a financially sustainable manner.
The days of illegible, chicken-scratch doctor writing are a step closer to becoming history. E-prescriptions will soon be mandatory in The Netherlands. Beginning in January of 2014, the National Healthcare Inspectorate will require all medications to be prescribed and submitted to pharmacists electronically.
A guideline for electronic prescribing has been established by the Dutch Medical Association and it is an expectation that every health provider will implement an e-prescribing system during 2013. The guideline has been approved by a wide range of professional and government agencies. Continue reading