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CAMH achieves HIMSS Stage 7, the highest level

TORONTO – The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has become the first Academic Health Science Centre and second hospital ever in Canada to be awarded a Stage 7 designation by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). HIMSS...

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Mackenzie health transitions to Epic EMR

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. – On July 8, Mackenzie Health launched a new electronic medical record (EMR) that transforms the way care is delivered in this community. Implemented in collaboration with Epic, the software is the first full-suite Epic EMR to...

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Waypoint partners with Ontario Shores on new EHR

PENETANGUISHENE, Ont. – Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, a 301-bed psychiatric hospital located in Penetanguishene, formed a partnership with Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) in Whitby to implement Meditech’s 6.1 Electronic Health Record. “The goal of...

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Intelerad launches interoperable archive

MONTREAL – Intelerad Medical Systems, a leader in enterprise workflow solutions, has launched CosmosOne, a living medical archive that centralizes all types of patient health information, so it can be accessed and shared in real-time, regardless of its source or...

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P&P Data Systems gains infusion of $2.4 million

TORONTO – P & P Data Systems, a Canadian developer of electronic medical records software for the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce it has accepted a physician-led investment of $2.4M. The proposal, which is subject to final review and...

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Mediator may be needed to resolve CPOE spat

VICTORIA – The president of the B.C. doctors’ professional association says it’s time to repair the troubled relationship between Nanaimo medical staff and the health authority over electronic health records. Doctors of B.C. president Dr. Alan Ruddiman (pictured), who toured Nanaimo...

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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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End-of-life planning now in MedChart

TORONTO – MedChart announced that it is partnering with BestEndings.com for patient-centered end of life content. This will allow patients to create digital Advanced Directives within their MedChart portal and share them electronically with their entire circle of care. In...

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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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