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New: osteoporosis tool for primary care EMRs

Calling all primary care providers: we are excited to announce that the eHealth Centre of Excellence’s QBIC (Quality Based Improvements in Care) team is now offering a new osteoporosis tool that can be integrated directly into your electronic medical record (EMR)!*

 

This custom form supports clinicians with early identification and management of patients with osteoporosis.

  • Clinical content adapted from 2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis in Canada and the 2015 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Frail Elderly.
  • Assess a patient’s risk for fracture using
    • Canadian Association of Radiologists and Osteoporosis Canada (CAROC)
    • Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX)
  • Coupled with a falls assessment tool
  • Use the risk factor analysis to
    • Guide management both non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic
    • Access educational handouts
For more information on how to access this tool, please contact Rob Gordon, QBIC Change Management Specialist at Rob.Gordon@ehealthCE.ca.


* Please note that the osteoporosis tool is currently only available for TELUS Practice Solutions EMRs.

 

Interested in more information on QBIC's services? Click here for the full catalogue.
 

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