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March 30th, 2020

Drug Profile Viewer (DPV) service will remain available after April 2, 2020 until further notice

To support health care providers’ priorities for managing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Ministry of Health and Ontario Health (Digital Services) are deferring the termination of the DPV service. DPV will continue to be available on the eHealth Portal for authorized DPV users beyond the scheduled termination…

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March 27th, 2020

Important Notice:  cSWO Program ending - Transition to Ontario Health Digital Services

With the successful deployment and adoption of digital tools to health care providers across southwestern Ontario, the cSWO Program will be winding down and closing out its activities, effective Tuesday, March 31, 2020. ClinicalConnect will remain available for use and continue to be operated by the ClinicalConnect Program Office. All remaining project…

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March 20th, 2020

Online access to COVID-19 lab test results for Health Care Providers

If you are an authorized Ontario health care provider with access to one of the provincial viewers (ClinicalConnectTM, ConnectingOntario ClinicalViewer and eHealth Portal) or an electronic medical record system (with OLIS to EMR) or a Hospital Information System (with OLIS integration), you can access novel coronavirus (COVID-19) lab test results…

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March 20th, 2020

Drug Profile Viewer (DPV) will be decommissioned on April 2, 2020

The Drug Profile Viewer (DPV), which is currently accessed through the eHealth Portal, will be decommissioned effective Thursday April 2, 2020 and replaced with the newer, more comprehensive, Digital Health Drug Repository (DHDR) that is accessed through one of the two provincial clinical viewers. The Drug Profile Viewer is being decommissioned because…

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December 2nd, 2019

eHealth Ontario is now part of Ontario Health

eHealth Ontario is now part of Ontario Health, a 21st-century government agency responsible for ensuring Ontarians receive high-quality health care services where and when they need them. eHealth Ontario programs and services remain unchanged. Ontario Health is bringing together the knowledge, strength and the many talents of our highly skilled…

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November 13th, 2019

Patient Access to OLIS via the SPARK Pathway

A limited cohort of patients now have direct real-time and secure access to their lab results in Ontario Laboratories Information System (OLIS) from across the province. This was accomplished through the Ministry of Health’s SPARK initiative. These patients will be instructed to contact their ordering clinicians if they…

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June 11th, 2019

eHealth Ontario Employee Wins Two CHIMA Awards

Congratulations are in order for our very own Sue Schneider who brought home two Canadian Health Information Management Association’s (CHIMA) Pinnacle Awards. Nominated by a fellow employee, Sue won the Pinnacle Awards for Tribute to Excellence and Volunteer of the Year. The Tribute to Excellence award recognizes the…

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May 29th, 2019

eHealth Ontario Wins the Innovation in Care Team Delivery Award

We are happy to announce that the LTC eConnect project won the Canadian Health Informatics Awards for Innovation in Care Delivery Team award! The award recognizes the successful implementation of a new, innovative health-IT solution and honours the private and public sector team effort. The LTC eConnect project is a…

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May 23rd, 2019

eHealth Ontario is a finalist for three awards

We are happy to announce that eHealth Ontario is a finalist for three Canadian Health Informatics Awards (CHIAs). The Diagnostic Imaging Common Service Integration Team has been selected as a top finalist for the Patient Care Innovation Team Award. The Diagnostic Imaging Common Service provides consolidated access to digital…

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April 25th, 2019

eHealth Ontario Named in Quality Improvement Innovation Award

Ealier this month, peopleCare Communities, one of our partners in the long-term care sector, won the Quality Improvement Innovation Award from the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA). The award recognizes their Clinical Pharmacy Model, which connects pharmacists directly with patient information via LTC eConnect and provides revised prescriptions through…

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