This practice was recognized as a LEADing practice by Canada Health Infoway as part of the “Knowing is Better” education campaign, in partnership with Accreditation Canada

Located in Oriliia, the Couchiching Family Health Team (CFHT) stives to optimize overall patient health by focusing on primary care such as chronic disease management and prevention. In order to improve patient screening for smoking and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), the CFHT leveraged tablet computers to improve their existing paper-based screening process, increase the accuracy of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Cumulative Patient Profile and identify more opportunities to deliver smoking cessation programs.

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