Champions Webinar

Thu, 2015-05-14 14:00 - 15:00
About this Event:

Topic: Using Evidence to Transform Chronic Disease Management through Telehomecare

Presenters: Cindy Fajardo, RN, BScN, MScHI, Clinical Practice Manager, BPSO Lead, Telehomecare, Ontario Telemedicine Network

Telehomecare is a chronic disease management program for patients with chronic illness, with a focus on self-management support, enabled by remote monitoring technology in the patient’s home. Priority and focus has been placed in incorporating relevant best practice guidelines into the provincial Telehomecare model and curriculum to ensure best quality care for patients. In this presentation, we will discuss past and current barriers, facilitators, successes, as well as planning and implementation strategies for sustainability.


  • learn how Telehomecare supports patients with chronic illness
  • identify the process used to ensure implementation of best practices, documentation and evaluation
  • learn how best practice implementation has improved consistency and quality of chronic disease management
  • describe barriers and facilitators to self-management support via a remote chronic disease management intervention
  • identify successes to date
  • describe sustainability practices to ensure continued focus on quality patient care, process outcomes and clinical outcomes.

Cost for Members: 
$0.00 CAD
Cost for non-Members: 
$0.00 CAD