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BC OSCAR User Group Meeting

OSCAR Canada User Society

Friday, 8 May 2015 at 8:30 AM - Saturday, 9 May 2015 at 5:30 PM (PDT)

BC OSCAR User Group Meeting

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OCUS logo.jpgBC OSCAR User Group Meeting

Vancouver, May 8th-9th 2015

with a pre-conference demo for new users on May 7th

Our popular User Group Meeting will showcase the many uses of OSCAR for different clinical roles, and will provide a preview of upcoming new features. This meeting would be of interest to all members of your health care team, including physicians, clinic support staff, IT support staff and students.

Important Details for Attending:

Online registration and ticket purchase deadline: May 1, 2015

Refunds will not be processed. If you cannot attend, an alternative representative can be sent in your place.

Lunch, snacks, tea and coffee will be provided

Meeting Location: Paetzold Auditorium VGH, Jim Pattison Pavilion on the 1st floor

Recommended Hotels:

Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel, 1128 W Hastings St, Vancouver

Best Western Plus Chateau Granville Hotel & Suites, 1100 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC

Holiday Inn Vancouver-Centre (Broadway), 711 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC

TransLink (Bus Routes): Please go to if you are taking public transit.



Friday May 8th 2015  - at a glance

 8:15 am    Registration

 9:00 am    Introduction and Welcome

 9:15 am    One Cause, One Community, One OSCAR: Keynote Address

10:00 am    OSCAR 2015

New Features, Demo and Discussion

10:45 am    Break

11:00 am    The future of OSCAR EMR:

The role of the community, preparing OSCAR for the next decade       

12:00 pm    Lunch

Group Photo, networking, building OCUS directory

1:00 pm    ”The OSCARs”

awards for contributions to the OSCAR community


Breakout Sessions

1:15 pm          OSCAR Canada Users Society

update and other OSCAR news

2:00 pm          Updates on OSCAR Projects

  • L.E.A.D. Lab Update

  • PHR (Personal Health Records)

  • Know2Act

For those interested in learning more about Personal Health Records and the new social clinical decision support tool for OSCAR (replacement for MyDrugRef).

  • CAISI OSCAR Integration

The CAISI Project uses OSCAR to assist agencies and clients to integrate care to help end chronic homelessness. Learn how this project is used in Toronto, and its potential for use in other provinces.

3:00 pm        Break

3:15 pm        The UBC Pharmacists Clinic

Leveraging the OSCAR EMR for physician-pharmacist collaboration

1:15 pm          OSCAR Administrator Meeting

Office Efficiency Tips and Tricks

A concurrent meeting for medical office assistants, managers and administrators to maximize their use of OSCAR & rethink office workflow to reduce paper printouts and your carbon footprint.

3:00 pm         Break


3:15 pm        Questions and Answers

for Administrators

Any questions not answered already plus any new questions you might have!

3:45 pm        Cool OSCAR Tools

  • PSP Tools that help integrate learning modules into the EMR workflow of your clinical practice

  • Good Data to support Good Medicine - why codifying data can support practice reflection

  • Connected Devices are here!  FitBit, Allyn Welch, Raspberry Pi

  • A new IOS application developed to scan dermal images into OSCAR

  • Tips and Tricks from seasoned OSCAR users

    • GreaseMonkey “hot key” tools

    • eForms

4:50 pm        Wrap up, Announcements, Evaluation

Saturday May 9th 2015 Concurrent Workshops - at a glance



Queries and Reports


Introduction to eForms

- the basics

OSCAR Basics

You have installed OSCAR. Now, what can you do with it?





Advanced eForms

Maximizing your billing



1:45 -3:30

Developer Session

Interactive workstation session

Improving office efficiency

(aka attending to annoyances!)




Developer Session

OSCAR Advanced Workshop

PSP Tools Workshop


Wrap up and Evaluation

Click Here for Detailed Session Descriptions

Have questions about BC OSCAR User Group Meeting? Contact OSCAR Canada User Society

When & Where

Paetzold Auditorium VGH, Jim Pattison Pavilion on the 1st floor
899 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9

Friday, 8 May 2015 at 8:30 AM - Saturday, 9 May 2015 at 5:30 PM (PDT)

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