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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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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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