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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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First Nations EMR project goes live in northern Ontario

WIIKWEMKOONG, Manitoulin Island, Ont. – First Nations health officials and representatives of Telus Health gathered at the Wiikwemkoong Health Centre for the launch of an electronic health records program that offers to revolutionize health delivery to residents of Wiikwemkoong. The...

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Logibec wins RFP for Quebec’s Master Patient Index

MONTREAL – Logibec Inc. has won the call for tenders issued by the Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services (MSSS) for the implementation of an Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI). This three-year contract with renewal options is for the...

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CPOE usage paused at Nanaimo Regional hospital

NANAIMO, B.C. – Island Health has pressed the pause button on the computerized ordering component of its new IHealth system at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. Management says it has temporarily stopped usage of the Computerized Physician Order Entry system to...

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SickKids and CHEO launch an Epic partnership

SickKids-CHEO-Epic

TORONTO – The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has begun a multi-year project to implement a fully integrated health information system using software from Epic, an industry leader in electronic health record software. In addition, SickKids and the Children’s Hospital...

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Three hospitals to integrate HIS on Meditech solution

MARKHAM and NEWMARKET, Ont. – The CEOs of Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH), Southlake Regional Health Centre (Southlake), and Stevenson Memorial Hospital (Stevenson), are excited to announce a new partnership to integrate their Health Information System (HIS) and accelerate the adoption...

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Humber River Hospital to use Meditech’s web record

WESTWOOD, Mass. – Humber River Hospital (HRH) made headlines for being North America’s first fully digital hospital and first to implement MEDITECH’s Oncology Management solution. Now, HRH is at it again as they announce they’ll be upgrading to MEDITECH’s Web...

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All N&L pharmacies to be on network by March

ST. JOHN’S – About 80 percent of pharmacies in Newfoundland and Labrador are now linked to the provincial pharmacy network, and 100 percent are expected to be online by March. Through the network, they will be able to access the...

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