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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Grey Bruce residents benefit from Ontario lab data

Patients in Grey and Bruce counties are now benefitting from secure, electronic lab results immediately available to their health care providers.

Lab test results are now available to more than 2,000 health care providers in the Grey and Bruce counties instantly and automatically. The 11 hospitals sites in this rural area, serve 170,000 residents and will now benefit from faster and more efficient sharing of valuable patient lab information between sites.

There are many other benefits associated with this coordinated approach including: a significant reduction in the duplication of laboratory tests; elimination of unnecessary travel between sites for multiple testing; and improved processes which eliminate administrative frustrations associated with paper records and related errors.