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2018 News Releases


Canada Health Infoway Teams up with Kids Help Phone to Provide Crisis Support Via Text

May 10, 2018 (Toronto)Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Kids Help Phone have formed a partnership to help expand the reach of Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone.

Canada Health Infoway and OntarioMD Collaborate to Streamline EMR Certification in Canada

April 9, 2018 (Toronto) – Today, Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and OntarioMD announced the results of their collaborative effort to align their respective certification programs to better serve the shared community of electronic medical record (EMR) vendors in Ontario.

Connected Health Information Delivers Significant Value for Canadians and the Health System

$1 billion in health system savings in 2017, equivalent to 5.6 million emergency department visits

April 4, 2018 (Toronto) – Thanks to investments in digital health, Canada’s health system is becoming less fragmented, allowing clinicians better access to more information.  This  growing access to connected health information in Canada is producing significant financial and time savings benefits for patients, our health system and our economy, according to a new pan-Canadian study commissioned by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and conducted by Gartner.

Progress Continues for PrescribeIT

New EMR and PMS vendors on board with Canada’s national e-prescribing service

March 20, 2018 (Toronto) – PrescribeITTM is continuing to make significant progress in Canada with the addition of new electronic medical record (EMR) and pharmacy management system (PMS) vendors agreeing to participate in the roll-out of Canada’s national e-prescribing service.

Vivify Health First to Achieve Infoway 2017 Edition Certification

February 15, 2018 (Toronto)Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Vivify Health announced today that Vivify Health Pathways, a mobile digital health platform, is the first to achieve Infoway’s certification under the new 2017 Edition of enhanced privacy and security requirements.

Lethbridge is the First Community in Province to use PrescribeIT

Canada’s National e-Prescription Service launches in Alberta

February 12, 2018 (Toronto) – Albertans are well on their way to facilitating better health outcomes with the recent launch of PrescribeITTM, Canada’s national e-prescribing service, in Lethbridge, Alberta.

Digital Health Could Improve Care for Canadian Seniors: Infoway

February 8, 2017 (Toronto) – Digital health initiatives underway in Canada demonstrate that innovations in health care service and delivery could help address some of the issues identified in a Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) report released today.

PrescribeIT Picking up Steam with New Sites Launched in Thorold

February 7, 2018 (Toronto) – PrescribeITTM, continues to innovate the prescription process with another Ontario location added to the provincial rollout.

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