Pandemic Recovery and Chronic Disease Management: Primary Care for Adults with Asthma

Thu, August 19, 2021
ZOOM Webinar

HOSTED BY ONTARIO HEALTH & lUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION


Please join Ontario Health and the Lung Health Foundation for a webinar to learn from experts in the field about resources to support patients with asthma presenting in primary care. 

Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
• Outline data on health care use by patients with asthma during the COVID-19 pandemic
• Identify the components of high-quality care for patients with asthma and the priority gaps in care in Ontario based on Ontario Health’s quality standard Asthma: Care in the Community for People 16 Years of Age and Older
• Recognize the alignment between the Asthma Quality Standard and the electronic Asthma Management System (eAMS)
• Explore how the implementation of the eAMS in a primary care setting during the COVID-19 pandemic can assist with quality improvement in asthma care
• Identify opportunities and supports to improve asthma care for their patients


Speakers: 
• Moderator: David Kaplan, MD, MSc, CCFP, Primary Care Physician; Chief of Clinical Quality, Ontario Health
• Dr. Samir Gupta, Adult Respirologist, St. Michael’s Hospital; Associate Professor, University of Toronto; Scientist, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital; Co-chair of the Asthma Quality Standard Advisory Committee
• Dr. Teresa To, Senior Scientist, Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children; Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health; member of the Asthma Quality Standard Advisory Committee
• Speaker to be confirmed to provide a primary care perspective on the eAMS for asthma care quality improvement
• Lung Health Foundation

Who Should Attend:
• Primary care providers and primary care team members, including nurses, respiratory therapists, respiratory educators, administrators, and quality improvement decision support specialists
• Ontario Health Team primary care leads

When: August 19, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00 pm EST

Registration: Click here