November 20, 2014 (Toronto) – Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Elekta announced today that the MOSAIQ® Ambulatory (outpatient) Electronic Medical Record (EMR) solution has achieved Infoway's J-Class, Laboratories certification.
"We congratulate Elekta for achieving Infoway J-Class certification for their MOSAIQ Ambulatory EMR solution. This milestone ensures that their solution conforms to the national and international standards for privacy, security and interoperability," said Trevor Hodge, Executive Vice President, Canada Health Infoway.
Elekta's MOSAIQ Ambulatory EMR solution underwent an assessment process to demonstrate that it has met a series of pre-defined, domain specific assessment criteria set by Infoway in order to achieve certification.
"We're very proud of this achievement, as this is the first time in Canadian history that an Oncology Ambulatory EMR Solution has been certified by Canada Health Infoway," said Todd Powell, Executive Vice President, Elekta Software. "The comprehensive functionality of MOSAIQ in clinical environments makes Infoway certification an important step in its evolution. This is significant for MOSAIQ, as it ensures privacy and confidentiality while enabling radiation and medical oncology staff to seamlessly share clinical information."
MOSAIQ is a vendor-neutral, scalable platform that centralizes radiation and medical oncology patient data into a single-user interface, designed to provide a complete picture of patient care.
Infoway Certification Services provides a process to certify trusted, standards-based health information solutions. It offers pre-implementation certification for the following technology classes:
- Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record (aEMR)
- Client Registry
- Consumer Health Application
- Consumer Health Platform
- Diagnostic Imaging (DI)
- Drug Information System (DIS)
- Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
- Immunization Registry
- Provider Registry
Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated, state-of-the-art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care. Stretching the boundaries of science and technology, providing intelligent and resource-efficient solutions that offer confidence to both health care providers and patients, Elekta aims to improve, prolong and even save patient lives.
Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 6,000 hospitals worldwide. Elekta employs around 3,800 employees globally. The corporate headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm. Website: www.elekta.com.
About Canada Health Infoway
Infoway helps to improve the health of Canadians by working with partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital health across Canada. Through our investments, we help deliver better quality and access to care and more efficient delivery of health services for patients and clinicians. Infoway is an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by the federal government.
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Gert van Santen
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