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March 10th, 2010

eHealth Ontario’s CEO nominated

Mr. Greg A. Reed has been nominated as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and member of eHealth Ontario’s board of directors. The nomination is subject to review by the Standing Committee on Government Agencies. “Greg is the seasoned leader that we sought,” said Ray Hession,…

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February 25th, 2010

Three Ottawa‐area hospitals connect to Diagnostic Imaging Network

Ottawa (ON) ‐ On February 24th 2010, Queensway Carleton Hospital became the first hospital in the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) to start sending patient information to the Northern and Eastern Diagnostic Imaging Network (NEODIN), a repository of medical images and associated diagnostic reports that will connect to hospitals throughout Northern…

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February 22nd, 2010

New, easy to use information security guides now available online

TORONTO – eHealth Ontario introduced a new resource to help the health care sector navigate the complex landscape of patient data protection. The Guide to Information Security for the Health Care Sector was recently launched and is now available as a free download at http://www.ehealthontario.on.ca/en…

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February 2nd, 2010

McGuinty Government Appoints Health Technology Executive Raymond Hession

McGuinty Government Appoints Health Technology Executive Raymond Hession Ontario has confirmed Raymond Hession as the new Chair of eHealth Ontario's board of directors for a three-year term. The appointment, made by Order-In-Council, took effect February 1, 2010. Mr. Hession has considerable experience in both the health and technological fields. His most…

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December 16th, 2009

Ontario Nominates New Chair Of eHealth Ontario

Ontario has nominated health care and information technology executive, Raymond Hession as the new Chair of eHealth Ontario's board of directors. The nomination is subject to review by the Standing Committee on Government Agencies. As the Chair of eHealth Ontario, Hession would set policy and direction for the government…

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November 25th, 2009

Companies invited to bid on provincial diabetes registry project

TORONTO – Plans to develop an online provincial diabetes registry took another step forward today when eHealth Ontario and Infrastructure Ontario released a request for proposals to three short-listed companies. The companies are invited to submit their bids to develop a chronic disease management system that will be used initially…

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November 20th, 2009

ehealth leaders win national awards for outstanding contribution to ehealth in Ontario

Toronto, November 20 – Ian Cummins, senior policy analyst at eHealth Ontario and Dr. James Lane, family physician at the Stayner Family Health Group, were both award winners at the 5th annual Canadian Health Informatics (COACH) Awards Gala, for their contributions to ehealth in Ontario. “It is an honour to…

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November 16th, 2009

eHealth Ontario improves the way Ontarians with diabetes receive care

Toronto, November 16 – The value of ehealth was brought to life today by Rob Devitt, Interim President and CEO of eHealth Ontario, as he told a packed room at the Ontario Hospital Association’s 2009 HealthAchieve conference that eHealth Ontario was the driving force behind the work to identify the 906,577…

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November 3rd, 2009

Keen interest among physicians for new electronic medical records

Goal to convert 5,700 offices from paper to electronic records in three years Toronto, ON – The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) said today that physicians across the province are showing keen interest in the new provincially funded program to transition physician offices from paper-based records to electronic medical records. This past…

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October 21st, 2009

Short-listed companies announced for provincial diabetes registry project

TORONTO – eHealth Ontario and Infrastructure Ontario today announced the three companies short-listed to submit proposals for a chronic disease management system that will be used initially to establish a Diabetes Registry for Ontarians and an eHealth Portal framework. The three short-listed companies are: CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants…

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