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2010 News Releases

 

Cornwall Community Hospital - Advancing Health System Integration

December 9, 2010 (Cornwall, ON) Patients and physicians at Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) will soon benefit from quick access to electronic medical imaging test results through the Northern and Eastern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network (NEODIN) DI-r.

Joseph Brant Memorial and St. Mary's General Hospital join Southwestern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network

December 8, 2010 (Burlington, ON) - Patients and physicians in Burlington and Kitchener are benefitting from quick access to electronic diagnostic images now that Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital and St. Mary's General Hospital have connected to the Southwestern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network (SWODIN), the largest diagnostic imaging repository (DI-r) in use in Ontario to date.

Manitoba launches electronic medical record program

Funding available for swift implementation: Minister

October 26, 2010 (Winnipeg, MB) - More Manitoba physicians will be able to make use of electronic medical records (EMR) to better manage patient information with the support of a new funding program, Health Minister Theresa Oswald announced today.

Southwestern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network marks historic milestone in South West and Erie St. Clair LHINs

October 7, 2010 (London, ON) -For the first time, all 26 hospital entities in the Erie St. Clair and South West Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) are now able to access filmless diagnostic images including x-rays, CT scans and MRIs.

 

Drug Information Systems to generate $436 million in benefits in 2010

October 6, 2010 (Toronto, ON) - Canada’s investments in drug information systems (DIS) will generate $436 million in cost savings and efficiencies in 2010, announced Richard Alvarez, President and CEO, Canada Health Infoway (Infoway). The findings are outlined in an independent study commissioned by Infoway, released today.

Canada invests $500 million in electronic health record (EHR) systems with a focus on physicians and nurse practitioners across Canada

September 27, 2010 (Toronto, ON) - Canadian physicians and nurse practitioners will benefit from a $500 million investment made by the Government of Canada in Budget 2010, announced Richard Alvarez, President and CEO of Canada Health Infoway (Infoway).

 

Hôpital Montfort and Bruyère Continuing Care connect to diagnostic imaging network

September 1, 2010 (Ottawa, ON) - Physicians at Hôpital Montfort and Bruyère Continuing Care are now easily accessing and sharing medical imaging test results with other hospitals connected to the Northern and Eastern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network (NEODIN), an electronic repository for medical imaging that connects more than 60 diagnostic imaging departments in northern and eastern Ontario.

Brockville General Hospital Connected to Diagnostic Imaging System

August 4, 2010 (Markham, ON) - Brockville General Hospital (BGH) has connected to the Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Repository Services (HDIRS), a system that provides centralized storage of diagnostic images, such as X-rays, CT scans and ultrasounds.

Graham W. S. Scott, CM, QC, named new Chair of Canada Health Infoway's Board of Directors

August 3, 2010 (Montreal, QC) - Graham W. S. Scott, CM, QC, has been appointed Chair of Canada Health Infoway's Board of Directors, announced Richard Alvarez, Infoway's President and Chief Executive Officer.

UHN establishes first telepathology system in Ontario

New system connects UHN pathologists to Northern Ontario communities over the Internet

July 21, 2010 (Toronto, ON) - Physicians in three Northern Ontario communities are now virtually linked at all times to pathology specialists at University Health Network (UHN), thanks to a revolutionary new way of diagnosing pathology cases over the Internet.

St. Michael’s Hospital connected to Diagnostic Imaging System

July 7, 2010 (Markham, ON) – St. Michael’s Hospital has connected to the Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Repository Services (HDIRS) system that provides centralized storage of diagnostic images, such as X-rays and ultrasounds.

Infoway Certification Services expands to include Diagnostic Imaging, Drug Information Systems

'Infoway Certified' assures products meet pan-Canadian standards

July 5, 2010 (Toronto, ON) – Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) has added diagnostic imaging and drug information systems to its pre-implementation Certification Services. Health information technology vendors can now receive certification for seven classes of technology.

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre connects to diagnostic imaging network

June 22, 2010 (Thunder Bay, ON) - Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) and 11 allied sites are now sending patient information to the Northern and Eastern Diagnostic Imaging Network (NEODIN), a repository of medical images and associated diagnostic reports that will connect to hospitals throughout northern and eastern Ontario.

MUHC brings "house calls" into the 21st century

Televisit is a new high-tech system that allows healthcare workers to conduct ‘virtual visits’ to patients

June 15, 2010 (Montreal, QC) – The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the RUIS McGill are proud to announce the integration of telehealth services into the National Program for Home Ventilatory Assistance (NPHVA).

Ottawa Valley hospitals join diagnostic imaging repository as part of region’s eHealth strategy

June 15, 2010 (Pembroke, ON) – Dr. Thomas Hurley, Chief of Emergency at Pembroke Regional Hospital, is finding benefits in a new information system now available to the hospitals in the upper Ottawa Valley.

Norfolk General Hospital joins Southwestern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network

June 9, 2010 (Simcoe, ON) – Patients and physicians in Norfolk County are benefitting from quick access to electronic diagnostic images now that Norfolk General Hospital has connected to the Southwestern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network (SWODIN), the largest diagnostic imaging repository (DI-r) in use in Ontario to date.

GNWT continues roll-out of electronic health records

June 7, 2010 (Yellowknife, NWT) – Residents of the Beaufort-Delta are the newest beneficiaries of electronic access to medical information, as the Government of the Northwest Territories continues its roll-out of the interoperable Electronic Health Record (iEHR) project.

Community pharmacies to be linked with launch of provincial Pharmacy Network

May 26, 2010 (St. John’s, NL) – Newfoundland and Labrador has officially begun connecting community pharmacies to the provincial Pharmacy Network, the Honourable Jerome Kennedy, Minister of Health and Community Services announced today.

Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital joins diagnostic imaging network

May 5, 2010 (Alexandria, ON) – The Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital is taking an important step towards providing improved access to medical specialties in the community by joining the Northern and Eastern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network (NEODIN).

Deep River and District Hospital joins diagnostic imaging network

April 28, 2010 (Deep River, ON) – The Deep River and District Hospital is taking an important step towards providing improved access to medical specialties in the community by joining the Northern and Eastern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network (NEODIN).

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