cSWO Regional Clinical Viewer, ClinicalConnect

The connecting South West Ontario (cSWO) Regional Clinical Viewer, ClinicalConnect is a secure, web-based portal that provides physicians and clinicians with real-time access to their patients' electronic medical information from all acute care hospitals, Local Health Integration Networks' Home & Community Care (LHIN HCC) Services and Regional Cancer Programs in south west Ontario, plus various provincial data repositories.

Benefits

  • Provides secure access to Personal Health Information (PHI) in one consolidated view.
  • Enables health care providers to engage and educate patients at the bedside or at the office with easy access on desktop and mobile devices.
  • Improves workflow with real-time access to essential PHI.
  • Reduces duplication of tests and procedures, saving time, system costs and patient discomfort.
  • Improves transfer of care between healthcare providers and healthcare organizations.

Key Patient Information Available Through ClinicalConnect

Health care providers across the continuum of care can view their patients’ electronic medical information securely in real-time, aggregated from a variety of sources.

Hospital admission and visit information.

Lab, microbiology, blood bank and pathology results.

In-patient medication orders, and dispensed drug and pharmacy service information.

Diagnostic reports and images.

Detailed accounts of discharge summaries, consults and oncology reports.

Data and operations information on LHIN Home and Community Care Services.

  • Hospital visits

    Hospital admission and visit information.

  • Lab results

    Lab, microbiology, blood bank and pathology results.

  • Prescription drugs

    In-patient medication orders, and dispensed drug and pharmacy service information.

  • Diagnostic imaging

    Diagnostic reports and images.

  • Transcribed reports

    Detailed accounts of discharge summaries, consults and oncology reports.

  • Home & community

    Data and operations information on LHIN Home and Community Care Services.

How to Access ClinicalConnect

You can log into ClinicalConnect in one of the following ways:

Using HHS credentials

Individuals authorized to use credentials provided by Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS)/their ClinicalConnect LRA can login by going to https://clinicalconnect.ca

Using ONE ID

Authorized users with a ONE ID account can access ClinicalConnect by going to https://swo.clinicalconnect.ca/

Using Federated Accounts

Healthcare professionals from authorized healthcare organizations can seamlessly login from their hospital and LHIN HCC information system without having to enter their login credentials again. Alternatively, they can log into ClinicalConnect using their organization's credentials by going to https://swo.clinicalconnect.ca/

Get Connected to the cSWO Clinical Viewer

Organizations, including sole practitioners (physicians) that provide direct patient care can apply to access ClinicalConnect.

  • When patients come to see me I am no longer at an information disadvantage. I have access to patient records which ultimately makes for better clinical care and better patient outcomes.

    Dr. Kirk Hollohan, Family Physician

    Stoney Creek Family Medicine Clinic

  • (Clinical Connect) makes a huge difference in treating patients… Clinical Connect alleviates stress from patients because they don’t have to give me medical details.

    Dr. Sharngoe, Hospitalist

    Chatham-Kent Health Alliance

  • The ability to access medical information through a digital health system makes a world of difference.

    Gary Deroo, Pharmacy Clinical Practice Leader

    Chatham-Kent Health Alliance