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myUHN gives patients real-time access to health records

TORONTO – The University Health Network is steadily rolling out its myUHN Patient Portal to all patients at the organization’s four hospitals – Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Toronto Rehab Institute. Unlike many other portals,...

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Workflow software helps automate Pulmonary Function reporting

Respirologists at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital are breathing easier these days. They’ve deployed software from Influx Workflow Solutions, which extracts patient data from a wide array of cardiology and respirology diagnostic devices and consolidates it all in a single structured...

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SMArTVIEW project ready to go live this fall

HAMILTON, ONT. – A ground-breaking project is underway at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) to address a major medical shortcoming in Canada and around the world: too many patients develop complications after having cardiac and vascular surgery, and many are re-admitted...

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Innovative NYGH scoops up e-health award of excellence

ORLANDO, FLA. – In February, leaders of North York General Hospital formally accepted a Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence from HIMSS – the first-ever for a Canadian acute-care hospital. Only 50 other hospitals around the world have won a...

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Ontario region devises gateway to mental health services

One in five Canadians will be affected by mental illness in their lifetimes, but the hodge-podge of services the healthcare system offers is difficult to access and navigate. To tackle this, the Mississauga-Halton Local Health Integration Network (MH LHIN) has...

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