Recent News

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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August 28th, 2018

Diagnostic Imaging Common Service integration now live at sites across the province

Health care providers across the province now have quick and seamless access to their patients’ diagnostic images and reports, thanks to a new initiative from eHealth Ontario. The Diagnostic Imaging (DI) Common Service is now fully integrated with the ConnectingOntario ClinicalViewer, which supports clinicians in Northern and Eastern Ontario…

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August 28th, 2018

ConnectingOntario upgrade gives care providers access to diagnostic reports and images

Health care providers across the province now have quick and seamless access to their patients’ diagnostic images and reports, thanks to a new initiative from eHealth Ontario. A major upgrade to the ConnectingOntario ClinicalViewer, which supports clinicians in Northern and Eastern Ontario as well as the Greater Toronto Area,…

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July 13th, 2018

OLIS FHIR has arrived in the Innovation Lab

As of June 29th, registered users of the Innovation Lab can explore integration with the Ontario Laboratories Information System (OLIS) using the draft Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) specification. FHIR is a next generation standards framework for exchanging health care information electronically. It leverages the latest web standards and can…

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