Share this page:

Newsroom

Infoway’s newsroom is the source for news, reports and insights on digital health in Canada.

 

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).

Telehealth in Newfoundland and Labrador exceeds expectations

Number of ‘virtual’ consultations four times higher than originally projected

April 27, 2010 (St. John’s, NL) – Efforts to connect patients from remote communities to specialists far away have resulted in 8,601 virtual consultations in the past five years, exceeding projections by 6,743 consultations, announced Jerome Kennedy, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Minister of Health and Community Services.

Mobile teleophthalmology project brings cutting edge retinal screening technology to rural and remote First Nations communities on Vancouver Island

April 16, 2010 (Victoria, B.C.) - Vancouver Island residents living in 51 rural and remote First Nations communities who are at high risk of developing diseases of the retina related to diabetes are benefitting from a new mobile retinal screening service being delivered in their communities. These Mobile TeleOphthalmology units are operated by specially trained nurses and technicians who take retinal scans of patients and send the images via a secure link to retinal specialists in Victoria for assessment.

Three Ottawa-area hospitals connect to Diagnostic Imaging Network

February 25, 2010 Ottawa (ON) - On February 24th 2010, Queensway Carleton Hospital became the first hospital in the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) to start sending patient information to the Northern and Eastern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network (NEODIN), a repository of medical images and associated diagnostic reports that will connect to hospitals throughout Northern and Eastern Ontario. The Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital and Kemptville District Hospital were also connected to NEODIN on February 24 via Queensway Carleton, the hub hospital.

Wound care teleassistance: unique in Canada

February 17, 2010 (Sherbrooke, QC) – A new service is being launched today: wound care teleassistance, also known as téléassistance en soins de plaies (TASP). With this service a nurse can use a camera to film her patient’s wound, while at the same time an expert nurse in another institution can receive the images. They can then hold an online discussion to evaluate the patient’s wound and plan treatment. TASP increases access to care, allows treatment of patients in their own communities, reduces visits to emergency centres and can prevent chronic wound complications. Because it is based both on a clinical network of specially trained nurses and standardized methods, TASP is unique in Canada.

NWT implements interoperable Electronic Health Record

January 22, 2010 (Yellowknife, NWT) – Residents of the Northwest Territories and the health professionals who care for them will soon benefit from electronic access to medical information such as lab results as the territory rolls out the first release of the interoperable Electronic Health Record project, Minister of Health and Social Services Sandy Lee announced today.

Since 2010, our telehomecare investments have helped serve 31,500 Canadians. View our infographic to see what patie… https://t.co/B83mX71fIa

by Infoway

infoway logo

Digital Health Working for You.

 

Transforming health care in Canada through health information technology.

Contact Us

General Inquiries

T: (416) 979-4606
Toll Free: 1-888-733-6462

Procurement

T: (514) 868-0550

Media Inquiries

T: (416) 595-3167
Toll Free: 1-888-733-6462