Regardless of the type of patient care you provide (i.e., hospital, primary and/or community), you will be able to view your patients’ health information, including lab results, diagnostic imaging reports and hospital discharge summaries, through the ConnectingOntario ClinicalViewer.
Clinicians (physicians, nurse practitioners and clinical/administrative staff) from hospital, primary and/or community-based care will be able to access their patients’ electronic health information in a seamless manner.
A clinician will be able to access patient health information using the viewer depending on the clinician’s care setting.
Hospital-based care: Single sign-on to the ConnectingOntario ClinicalViewer via the hospital information system
Primary-based care: ConnectingOntario ClinicalViewer via an Internet browser using ONE® ID (web access)
Community-based care: ConnectingOntario ClinicalViewer via an Internet browser using ONE® ID (web access)
LHIN-Home and Community Care Single sign-on on to the ConnectingOntario ClinicalViewer via the Client Health and Related Information System (CHRIS)
The viewer is complementary to a clinician’s current clinical system for accessing and/or receiving patients’ health information. Physicians enrolled with Health Report Manager (HRM) from a provincially-certified electronic medical record (EMR) system receive patients’ health information directly into their EMR; patient health information that is linked to their College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) number. Physicians enrolled with the Ontario Laboratories Information System (OLIS) from a provincially-certified EMR can access laboratory and pathology reports from within their EMR as a single sign-on capability.
Patient health information will include one or more of the following priority patient information data types:
LHIN-Home and Community Care Reports (e.g. service visits, care plan)
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