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Accuro® EMR and PS Suite® Software Achieve Canada Health Infoway Certification

March 29, 2012 (Toronto, ON) - Accuro® EMR, a software product developed by OptiMed Software, and PS Suite® Software, developed by MD Physician Services Software Inc., have successfully achieved electronic medical record (EMR) certification, announced Richard Alvarez, President and CEO, Canada Health Infoway (Infoway).

Nightingale on Demand Achieves Canada Health Infoway Certification

March 22, 2012 (Toronto, ON) - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) announced today that Nightingale on Demand, a software product developed by Nightingale Informatix Corporation (TSX-V: NGH), (Nightingale), is the first product in Canada to successfully achieve electronic medical record (EMR) certification.

Association of Faculties of Medicine and Canada Health Infoway recognize leadership in faculties of medicine

March 8, 2012 (Ottawa, ON) - The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) and Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) are pleased to announce the results of two competitions aimed at improving clinical practice and patient care by supporting medical school faculty, students and residents in their adoption and clinical use of information and communication technologies.

The Value of Electronic Health Records Extends Far Beyond Patient Care

March 02, 2012 (Toronto, ON) - Embedding and implementing Privacy by Design (PbD) into electronic health record (EHR) systems being built across Canada will enable us to benefit from the wealth of health information stored on these systems, while protecting patient privacy, according to a new paper released today at the Toronto Board of Trade.

Infonaut Signs Contract with University Health Network to Test Disease Surveillance System, Hospital Watch Live

February 14, 2012 (Toronto, ON) - Toronto-based health technology company Infonaut Inc. today announced it has signed a contract with the University Health Network to test its real-time disease surveillance system to control and stop hospital acquired infections, Hospital Watch Live.

More than 1.2 million patients in Eastern Ontario to benefit from two new ehealth solutions

February 8, 2012 (Ottawa, ON) - The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) and Hawkesbury & District General Hospital (HGH) today announced two innovative ehealth projects designed to better serve more than 1.2 million patients in Eastern Ontario.


New project will link medical records to a secure central system that will improve efficiency and quality of health care for residents of nine First Nations

January 26, 2012 (Winnipeg, MB) - First Nation patients will benefit from better health and health care through information and communications technologies with the launch of the Mustimuhw cEMR (Community Electronic Medical Record), due to the hard work of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, announced AMC Grand Chief Derek Nepinak.

Canada Health Infoway, Trillium Health Centre and collaborate to benefit seniors care

New project will improve safety and quality of care for residents of long-term and complex continuing care facilities in Ontario

November 16, 2011 - Mississauga/West Toronto, ON - Patient care for seniors in long-term or complex continuing care facilities will benefit from a new library of evidence-based information and clinical protocols that will be created as part of a $1 million investment Canada Health Infoway is making with Trillium Health Centre, announced Trillium President and CEO Janet Davidson, O.C.

Province Invests in Electronic Tools to Improve Patient Care: Oswald

November 9, 2011 (Winnipeg, MB) - Manitoba is launching innovative electronic tools that make the health-care system work better for patients and health-care providers, Health Minister Theresa Oswald announced today.

mihealth™ Consumer Health Application Achieves Infoway Certification

Assures product built according to National privacy and security standards

October 27, 2011 (Toronto, ON) - Canadians are one step closer to having secure access to their personal health records as mihealthTM achieves Infowaycertification, announced Richard Alvarez, President and CEO, Canada Health Infoway (Infoway).

Canadian Faculties of Pharmacies to include effective use of information and communications technologies in curriculum

September 23, 2011 (Toronto, ON) - Better preparing pharmacy students to practice in modern, technology-enabled environments is the objective of a new initiative launched today by the Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada (AFPC) and Canada Health Infoway (Infoway).

Infoway one of two organizations representing Canada at The Power of Open: A Global Discussion

Event coincides with Opening of United Nations Session

September 20, 2011 (New York, NY) - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) today served as an example of how to foster innovation at an international event to celebrate the launch of The Open Government Partnership, an initiative launched by US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and designed to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance. Canada announced its intention to join Open Government Partnership today.

Challenge to Accelerate Clinical Value using Technology Kicks Off

Over $1 million dollars available to be won

September 15, 2011 (Toronto, ON) - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) today launched its ImagineNation Outcomes Challenge, which will accelerate the use of innovative IT solutions with the potential to improve healthcare quality and the patient experience.

Infoway Announces Clinical Council

Clinical leaders to advise clinical engagement strategy & investments

September 9, 2011 - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) announced today the formation of a new Clinical Council to provide advice on the organization's clinical engagement strategy and investments. The Council will be chaired by Dr. Michael Golbey, who is a practicing family physician from Kelowna, British Columbia and Chair of the Canadian Medical Association Board of Directors. It also includes physician, nurse, pharmacist and patient representatives. See all members of the Clinical Council.

Online patient records enhancing care for 2 million Ontarians

eHealth Ontario invests $5M in ClinicalConnect

August 9, 2011 - More people across the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant (HNHB) and Waterloo Wellington (WW) Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) now have access to better quality and more efficient health care.

Infoway establishes Tech Watch Group to monitor and promote emerging technologies for health

Dennis Giokas to lead new focus for Infoway

July 7, 2011 (Toronto, ON) - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) has established an Emerging Technology Group to identify and guide the use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in health care innovation, announced Richard Alvarez, President and CEO.

Infoway Challenge Sparks Innovations for Health Care

ImagineNation Ideas Challenge Winners Announced

July 5, 2011 (Toronto, ON) - Imagine having your child's immunization record at the click of a mouse, as well as email alerts when they need a vaccination.

Work begins on Ontario’s fourth and final diagnostic imaging repository

1.5 Million Patients to Benefit from Faster Test Results

June 6, 2011 (Toronto, ON) - Work on Ontario’s fourth and largest diagnostic imaging repository is underway and will begin benefitting patients across the western parts of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and North Simcoe Muskoka later this year.

Infoway Certification Services expands to include Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

Certification supports drive toward trusted, interoperable EMRs

May 31, 2011 (Toronto, ON) - Electronic Medical Record (EMR) certification has been added to Canada Health Infoway's (Infoway) certification services, announced Richard Alvarez, President and CEO, Canada Health Infoway.

Telehealth use in Canada grew by more than 35 per cent annually over the past 5 years: national study

Saved patients nearly 47 million km in travel last year

May 30, 2011 (Toronto, ON) -With more than 5,700 telehealth systems in at least 1,175 communities across the country, Canada is a global leader in improving access to care by connecting patients and care providers in different, and frequently, remote locations, according to a new national study released today, announced Dr. Jennifer Zelmer, Senior Vice-President, Clinical Adoption and Innovation, Canada Health Infoway.

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