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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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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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