Dr. Setrak, site chief, emergency medicine, Niagara Health Systems shares how the ConnectingSouthWestOntario (cSWO) Regional Clinical Viewer, ClinicalConnect™ brings together patient information in an aggregated and highly accessible manner.
Authorized providers from across the continuum of care (acute care, primary care, public health, and community care) have real-time access to their patients’ information through the secure web-based portal, thereby enabling clinicians to continue to provide high-quality and timely care where and when it is needed most.
cSWO is one of three programs that are part the ConnectingOntario program. Through this initiative, eHealth Ontario is leading the integration of electronic health information across the province.
Thirty per cent of Ontario’s population is covered by cSWO, including the four south west Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) – Erie St. Clair, South West, Waterloo Wellington and Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant. London Health Sciences Centre is the delivery partner for the cSWO program implementation and management. Health Information Technology Services, a division of Hamilton Health Sciences is the key solution provider to cSWO, deploying ClinicalConnect to clinicians in south west Ontario.