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November 23rd, 2016

We’ve improved our website

Based on feedback from our site visitors, we’ve reorganized our website so that you can find information faster and access content that’s relevant to you. Take a browse and familiarize yourself with our new design.

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November 22nd, 2016

Ed Clark report released

Mr. Ed Clark has released his review of digital health assets in Ontario. His analysis confirms that the infrastructure that has been built through eHealth Ontario and other health system partners provides significant and ongoing value to Ontarians and should continue to serve as a backbone for sharing patient health…

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June 29th, 2016

Look for changes to the ConnectingOntario brand

ConnectingOntario brings together local, regional and provincial health care assets in different parts of the province — connecting them to improve patient care. The program has three service delivery hubs that have existed for a number of years under their own regional branding and program names: connectingGreaterTorontoArea; connectingSouthWestOntario; and connectingNorthernandEasternOntario. …

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April 13th, 2016

eHealth Ontario announces new implementation and adoption partner

One of the three ConnectingOntario programs, ConnectingGTA, is now wrapping up the early adopter phase. We worked with University Health Network (UHN) to deliver the first phase of the program, and have now exceeded our registered user targets. The clinical viewer began full rollout to early adopters in June 2015. As…

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January 20th, 2016

Electronic health record now available for 3.6 million south west Ontario residents

Over 37,000 health care professionals securely access electronic patient information LONDON, Ontario (January 20, 2016) – Over 37,000 doctors, nurses, therapists, and other health care professionals across south west Ontario (SWO) are now able to securely access electronic patient information from the region’s 67 hospitals, four Community Care Access Centres (CCACs), four regional…

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October 26th, 2015

Regional integration initiative name change

eHealth Ontario has recently transitioned the name of the agency’s regional integration initiative to ConnectingOntario. ConnectingOntario involves leveraging local, regional and provincial assets and connecting existing information technologies in ways that improve patient care and clinical efficiencies. The initiative is enabling the province to achieve an electronic health…

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September 10th, 2015

Oversight of all EMR programs transition to Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

On August 1, 2015, OntarioMD, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Ontario Medical Association, assumed responsibility for delivering new electronic medical records (EMR) programs and related services to physicians using certified EMRs. They will also continue to administer legacy EMR funding programs. Oversight for all EMR programs and services has now transitioned from…

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May 28th, 2014

eHealth Ontario unveils project to share patient information across province

Health care providers from across the province will soon have quick access to their patients’ diagnostic reports, thanks to a new initiative from eHealth Ontario.  In the summer of this year, more than 100 health care providers will take part in a limited production release of the Diagnostic Imaging …

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November 28th, 2012

Better Care for Ontario’s Children with Electronic Lab Results

For the first time in the province, children will benefit from their pediatric care providers having access to the online lab results contained in the Ontario laboratories information system (OLIS). This means that care providers will now have a more complete and immediate picture of their patients’ health. OLIS…

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April 17th, 2012

Patients of Grey Bruce Hospitals Benefit from Electronic Lab Reports

Over 2,000 Health Care Providers Now Have Access to Ontario Laboratories Information System Laboratory test results are now available to health care providers in Grey and Bruce counties through the eHealth Ontario laboratories information system (OLIS). OLIS connects hospitals, community laboratories, public health laboratories and other health care providers to allow…

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