"This toolkit aims to support your transition to Virtual Care and is intended to act as a guide. It is recommended that individual physicians and clinics adapt these tools and processes to your own clinical environment."
To access this toolkit from offsite, log in to the Intranet, go to "Departments" and then "Telehealth" and look under Resources for "Virtual Care Toolkit".
"This playbook was written to help Canadian physicians introduce virtual patient encounters (aka telemedicine) into their daily practices. It is intended to be virtual care platform and vendor agnostic...While not exhaustive, the playbook covers all key considerations to succeed at providing safe, effective and efficient care."
"This resource collection was built in response to the COVID-19 pandemic’s significant impact on the teaching and learning of health professionals. Designed by diverse educators, this working collection features clinical learning experiences, which can be readily used or easily adapted for specific, local settings, without the need for physical patient contact."
The objective of this discussion paper from the CMA is to review the issues and challenges of making digital health care, and in particular virtual care, a mainstream activity in the delivery of health care in Canada.
The authors outline core competencies to be used in developing training programs for practicing physicians, medical students, and other clinicians using telemedicine as a medium for providing patient care.