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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…

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…

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…

September 26th, 2014

World Standards Day - Livestream Event 2014

Celebrate World Standards Day with us and Receive Continuing Education Credits Join us at noon on Tuesday, October 14 for a live one-hour online video broadcast as we explore how standards level the playing field to establish an EHR for Ontarians. Speakers: Cynthia Morton, Chief Executive Officer, eHealth Ontario Peter A.…

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 …

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…

May 29th, 2012

Proposals received for Ontario drug information system

TORONTO − eHealth Ontario and Infrastructure Ontario announced today that Maximus Canada Services Inc. and TELUS Health Solutions GP have submitted proposals to develop Ontario's drug information system. Both bidders had previously pre-qualified to submit bids. Submission of the bids closes the request for proposals (RFP) stage of the…

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…

February 8th, 2012

More than 1.2 million patients in Eastern Ontario to benefit from two new ehealth solutions

The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) and Hawkesbury & District General Hospital (HGH) today announced two innovative ehealth projects designed to better serve more than 1.2 million patients in Eastern Ontario. In a provincial first, patients of The Ottawa Hospital are now benefitting from access to Ontario laboratories information system (OLIS) data through…

November 4th, 2011

Pre-qualified companies invited to submit proposals for provincial drug information system

TORONTO - eHealth Ontario and Infrastructure Ontario have released a request for proposals (RFP) today to companies pre-qualified to develop the province’s drug information system. The drug information system will provide a secure and comprehensive record of medications to enhance patient care in Ontario. The goals of the…

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