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October 7th, 2010

Southwestern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network marks historic milestone in South West and Erie St.

LONDON – For the first time, all 26 hospital entities in the Erie St. Clair and South West Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) are now able to access filmless diagnostic images including x-rays, CT scans and MRIs. As part of this initiative, physicians in any location in Southwestern Ontario can now…

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September 1st, 2010

Hôpital Montfort and Bruyère Continuing Care connect to diagnostic imaging network

September 1, 2010 (Ottawa, ON) – Physicians at Hôpital Montfort and Bruyère Continuing Care are now easily accessing and sharing medical imaging test results with other hospitals connected to the Northern and Eastern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network (NEODIN), an electronic repository for medical imaging that connects more than 60…

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August 9th, 2010

Contract awarded for the provincial diabetes registry project

eHealth Ontario and Infrastructure Ontario announced today that with the awarding of a contract to CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc., a subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A),work can begin on a chronic disease management system (CDMS) that will be used initially as a Diabetes Registry…

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August 4th, 2010

Brockville General Hospital Connected to Diagnostic Imaging System

(Markham, ON – August 4, 2010) Brockville General Hospital (BGH) has connected to the Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Repository Services (HDIRS), a system that provides centralized storage of diagnostic images, such as X-rays, CT scans and ultrasounds. "We are very excited to be a part of the HDIRS project,” says Deb Wilson,…

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July 21st, 2010

UHN establishes first telepathology system in Ontario

New System Connects UHN Pathologists to Northern Ontario communities over the Internet July 21, 2010 (Toronto, ON) - Physicians in three Northern Ontario communities are now virtually linked at all times to pathology specialists at University Health Network (UHN), thanks to a revolutionary new way of diagnosing pathology cases over the Internet. …

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July 9th, 2010

Vendor Engagement for Drug Information System and ePrescribing

In March 2009, we outlined our strategy to move forward with a technology solution to improve medication management in Ontario. This solution would include the implementation of a Drug Information System (DIS) with ePrescribing functionality and would serve as an important component of electronic health records. We are in the process…

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July 7th, 2010

St. Michael’s Hospital Connected to Diagnostic Imaging System

(Markham Ontario – July 7, 2010) St. Michael’s Hospital has connected to the Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Repository Services (HDIRS) system that provides centralized storage of diagnostic images, such as X-rays and ultrasounds. “We’re very excited about the impact this will have on patient care,” said Dawn-Marie…

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June 21st, 2010

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre connects to diagnostic imaging network

June 21, 2010 – (Thunder Bay, ON) - Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) and 11 allied sites are now sending patient information to the Northern and Eastern Diagnostic Imaging Network (NEODIN), a repository of medical images and associated diagnostic reports that will connect to hospitals throughout northern and eastern Ontario. NEODIN…

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June 15th, 2010

Ottawa Valley hospitals join diagnostic imaging repository as part of region’s eHealth strategy

June 15, 2010 (Pembroke, ON) - Dr. Thomas Hurley, Chief of Emergency at Pembroke Regional Hospital, is finding benefits in a new information system now available to the hospitals in the upper Ottawa Valley. The system, called a diagnostic imaging repository or DI-r, provides centralized storage for X-rays and other diagnostic images…

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June 9th, 2010

Norfolk General Hospital joins Southwestern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network

June 9, 2010 (Simcoe, ON) – Patients and physicians in Norfolk County are benefitting from quick access to electronic diagnostic images now that Norfolk General Hospital has connected to the Southwestern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network (SWODIN), the largest diagnostic imaging repository (DI-r) in use in Ontario to date. The network is one…

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