Recent News

January 7th, 2011

Patients across Northwestern Ontario benefit from one regional integrated reporting system

THUNDER BAY – 168 physicians and nurse practitioners are now receiving patient reports electronically from 12 hospitals in the North West Local Health Integration Network (NW LHIN) through the Physician Office Integration (POI) Program. The program enables a person’s health records and diagnostic test reports to be sent from a…

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December 9th, 2010

Cornwall Community Hospital – Advancing Health System Integration

Patients and physicians at Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) will soon benefit from quick access to electronic medical imaging test results through the Northern and Eastern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network (NEODIN) DI-r. The NEODIN DI-r is a regional imaging repository that connects hospitals throughout northern and eastern Ontario. It digitally stores…

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November 12th, 2010

Emergency Neurosurgery Image Transfer System now on-line in Timmins

Timmins and District Hospital patients now have access to neurosurgeons 24/7 November 12, 2010 (Timmins, ON) –For the first time, patients of the Timmins and District Hospital now have direct access to a neurosurgeon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through the Emergency Neurosurgery Image Transfer System (ENITS). This essential program enables…

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November 2nd, 2010

Leading The Way In Electronic Medical Records

More Than 5 Million Ontarians Benefiting From Program November 2, 2010 (Ottawa, ON) – Almost 5,500 doctors now manage patients’ health information electronically, allowing more than 5 million Ontarians to benefit from having an electronic medical record – an increase of more than 80 per cent in just one year. With electronic medical records, patients…

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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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