Recent News

November 13th, 2019

Patient Access to OLIS via the SPARK Pathway

A limited cohort of patients now have direct real-time and secure access to their lab results in Ontario Laboratories Information System (OLIS) from across the province. This was accomplished through the Ministry of Health’s SPARK initiative. These patients will be instructed to contact their ordering clinicians if they…

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June 11th, 2019

eHealth Ontario Employee Wins Two CHIMA Awards

Congratulations are in order for our very own Sue Schneider who brought home two Canadian Health Information Management Association’s (CHIMA) Pinnacle Awards. Nominated by a fellow employee, Sue won the Pinnacle Awards for Tribute to Excellence and Volunteer of the Year. The Tribute to Excellence award recognizes the…

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May 29th, 2019

eHealth Ontario Wins the Innovation in Care Team Delivery Award

We are happy to announce that the LTC eConnect project won the Canadian Health Informatics Awards for Innovation in Care Delivery Team award! The award recognizes the successful implementation of a new, innovative health-IT solution and honours the private and public sector team effort. The LTC eConnect project is a…

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May 23rd, 2019

eHealth Ontario is a finalist for three awards

We are happy to announce that eHealth Ontario is a finalist for three Canadian Health Informatics Awards (CHIAs). The Diagnostic Imaging Common Service Integration Team has been selected as a top finalist for the Patient Care Innovation Team Award. The Diagnostic Imaging Common Service provides consolidated access to digital…

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April 25th, 2019

eHealth Ontario Named in Quality Improvement Innovation Award

Ealier this month, peopleCare Communities, one of our partners in the long-term care sector, won the Quality Improvement Innovation Award from the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA). The award recognizes their Clinical Pharmacy Model, which connects pharmacists directly with patient information via LTC eConnect and provides revised prescriptions through…

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April 25th, 2019

Improvements to our website

We’ve made updates to our website to streamline the service intake process for health care professionals. When you click on the health care professional button on our home page, you will now see all available services in one view. You can use filters to narrow down your…

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February 27th, 2019

Ontario is improving the health care system to give patients better connected care

Ontario is improving the health care system to give patients better connected care, focused on their needs.  Our programs, services and contacts will remain unchanged until further notice. For more information, visit ontario.ca/connectedcare or contact Service Ontario Health INFOline at 1-866-532-3161 (TTY 1-800-387-5559).

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February 6th, 2019

The DHDR Wins Award of Excellence

We are happy to announce that the Digital Health Drug Repository (DHDR), which contains information on patients’ dispensed medication history, has received an Ontario Public Service (OPS) Project Excellence Award. This is an amazing achievement that recognizes the value and importance of physicians having real-time access to patients’…

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December 18th, 2018

More sites live, supporting better patient care

Progress July – October 2018 Viewing Live with the ConnectingOntario ClinicalViewer We continue to make progress in making patient health records available to authorized health care providers across Ontario to support better care.  Clinicians can access valuable health information such as: dispensed medications; lab test orders and results; diagnostic reports…

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October 2nd, 2018

Celebrate World Standards Day With Us

Join us on October 15th (Noon – 1pm EST) for a special one-hour webinar celebrating World Standards Day. This year, health care innovation leaders in Ontario will discuss how leveraging the emerging Health Level Seven (HL7) standard, FHIR® (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources), is transforming the exchange of electronic health…

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