- Why mandatory reporting of gunshot wounds is necessary: a response from the OMA's Executive of the Section on Emergency MedicineHoward Ovens
Schwartz Reisman Emergency Centre, Toronto, Ont
CMAJ 170:1256-7. 2004
- ED overcrowding: the Ontario approachHoward Ovens
Schwartz Reisman Emergency Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, Ontario, Canada
Acad Emerg Med 18:1242-5. 2011..This presentation will highlight some of the controversies and challenges and key lessons learned. Overall, the Ontario experience suggests ED overcrowding is a soluble problem, but requires a system-level intervention...
- Reaction in Ontario to Bill 110: Canada's first mandatory gunshot wound reporting lawHoward Ovens
Department of Emergency Services, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ont
CJEM 11:3-13. 2009..We sought to evaluate the impact of Bill 110, including the awareness of, experience with and opinions about the new law among Ontario emergency physicians (EPs), the public and the police...
- Closing the circle of care: implementation of a web-based communication tool to improve emergency department discharge communication with family physiciansCheryl Hunchak
Schwartz Reisman Emergency Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON
CJEM 17:123-30. 2015..We designed and piloted an online notification system that electronically alerts family physicians of patient ED visits and provides access to visitspecific laboratory and diagnostic information...