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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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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…

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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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August 9th, 2011

Online patient records enhancing care for 2 million Ontarians

eHealth Ontario invests $5M in ClinicalConnect More people across the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant (HNHB) and Waterloo Wellington (WW) Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) now have access to better quality and more efficient health care. Thanks to a five million dollar investment from eHealth Ontario, ClinicalConnect is expanding to better…

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July 5th, 2011

Prequalified bidders announced for provincial drug information system

TORONTO - eHealth Ontario and Infrastructure Ontario announced today the companies prequalified to respond to a request for proposals for the development of the province's drug information system. Maximus Canada and Telus Health Solutions GP are the companies that have been prequalified based on a request for qualifications process…

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June 9th, 2011

Cancer Care Ontario and eHealth Ontario Partner to Deliver Safer Chemotherapy Treatment

TORONTO, June 9, 2011 – Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) has received $9.7 million from eHealth Ontario to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of systemic (chemotherapy) treatment across the province. Chemotherapy drug ordering is one of the most complex processes in patient care. The Oncology Patient Information System (OPIS) automates the former paper-based…

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May 11th, 2011

Connecting Electronic Health Information For GTA Residents

Delivering Faster, Smarter And More Coordinated Patient Care Work is underway to ensure health care providers will be able to share electronic health information for Greater Toronto Area (GTA) residents, who represent 47 per cent of the province’s population. The ConnectingGTA project will allow 700 service providers to securely share…

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March 11th, 2011

Request for qualifications issued for provincial electronic medication management system

TORONTO – eHealth Ontario and Infrastructure Ontario released a request for qualifications (RFQ) today to identify qualified companies interested in developing an electronic medication management system for the province. The RFQ, released earlier than expected, encourages the private sector to deliver innovative, flexible solutions that will more quickly provide clinical…

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March 7th, 2011

Communities served by Ontario Community Health Centres to receive next generation electronic medical

SUDBURY – Patients in Sudbury and throughout the province, who use Ontario’s Community Health Centres (CHCs), will soon have access to a new state-of-the-art bilingual electronic medical record (EMR) system funded by eHealth Ontario and the CHCs.  The new EMR system will be used by 2,500 health care…

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March 3rd, 2011

Digital Access To Neurosurgeons Around The Clock

E-health Remote Consultation System Has Saved Taxpayers $50 Million Since 2009 Trauma patients across Ontario now have access to a neurosurgeon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Emergency Neuro Image Transfer System (ENITS) is a centralized e-Health online consultation system that makes remote neuro-consultations easier, faster and more accurate. Hospitals across…

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