Online access to COVID-19 lab test results for Health Care Providers

If you are an authorized Ontario health care provider with access to one of the provincial viewers (ClinicalConnect™, ConnectingOntario ClinicalViewer and eHealth Portal) or an electronic medical record system (with OLIS to EMR) or Hospital Information System (with OLIS integration), you can access novel coronavirus (COVID-19) lab test results stored in Ontario Laboratories Information System (OLIS) in near real-time.

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HIAL Transport & Message Specification

The Health Information Access Layer (HIAL) is a gateway for medical information, providing integration to EHR services, applying security and privacy controls, message validation, transformation, enrichment, orchestration, terminology as needed, and auditing for all transactions. Security controls include the authentication and authorization of all transactions via the user registry and, as needed, anti-virus services, as well as privacy controls such as audit and consent management.

The HIAL Transport & Message Specification is required to connect to the Provincial Provider Registry (view the specification) and other EHR Services, as defined through established connectivity projects with eHealth Ontario.

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