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July 17th, 2009

Request for qualifications issued for provincial diabetes registry

Toronto, July 17, 2009. eHealth Ontario and Infrastructure Ontario released a request for qualifications (RFQ) today to identify qualified companies to develop a chronic disease management system that will be used initially to establish a Diabetes Registry for Ontarians and an eHealth Portal framework. In July 2008, the Government of Ontario launched a…

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July 15th, 2009

All Ontario hospitals now filmless; another step towards comprehensive ehealth system achieved

Toronto, July 15, 2009. For the first time in Ontario’s history, all 148 hospitals are now able to produce and share filmless diagnostic images including x-rays, CT scans and MRIs within their facilities using picture archiving and communications technology. West Haldimand General Hospital marked a digital milestone by shutting down its…

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May 12th, 2009

Canada’s First ePrescribing Program Launches in Ontario

eHealth Ontario project lays the foundation for a province-wide program ePrescribing is the process of generating, authorizing and transmitting prescriptions from doctors and other prescribers to pharmacists and other dispensers. It eliminates hand-written prescriptions by physicians and facilitates the electronic delivery of prescriptions to pharmacies. Two sites have been selected…

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February 27th, 2009

Request for expressions of interest issued for provincial diabetes registry

TORONTO – eHealth Ontario took a step forward today to enable improved care for Ontarians with diabetes with plans to create a Diabetes Registry for Ontarians. Diabetes is a common chronic disease. It is estimated that 900,000 Ontarians have diabetes – a number that continues to grow rapidly. Infrastructure Ontario and…

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