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Apix Performance advising The Ottawa Hospital on Quality Based Procedure implementation

Apix Performance has been contracted by The Ottawa Hospital to plan the implementation of Quality Based Procedures at the hospital.

TOHThe 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 end of hand-written prescriptions

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.

RxA 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