February 6, 2013 (Toronto, ON) - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Intrahealth Canada Ltd. announced today that Profile HCC version 7 has achieved Infoway's National Class Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and National Class Ambulatory EMR certifications.
"We congratulate Intrahealth Canada Ltd. on achieving national class certification for their EMR product, Profile HCC version 7," says Richard Alvarez, President and CEO, Canada Health Infoway. "This achievement assures the EMR market in Canada that this EMR product conforms to national and international standards for privacy, security and interoperability."
In order to achieve certification in these categories, Profile HCC underwent assessment processes to demonstrate that it met the standards for both EMR and Ambulatory EMR classifications set by Infoway Certification Services.
"This dual Infoway Certification is an important step for Intrahealth Canada Ltd. as we continue to expand our presence in the EMR and Ambulatory EMR markets across Canada. We are pleased to be the first Canadian vendor to achieve dual Infoway certification for our product for National Class EMR and National Class Ambulatory EMR," said Silvio Labriola, General Manager North America, Intrahealth Canada Ltd.
Intrahealth Canada Ltd. is a provider of health IT in Canada, serving thousands of users across community, primary, specialist and ambulatory care environments.
Infoway's strategic efforts to hasten EMR adoption and use at the point of care, both in community and out-patient care settings, leverages and connects to the work that has already been done to build electronic health record systems.
About Intrahealth Canada Ltd.
Intrahealth Canada Ltd. is part of the Intrahealth Group, a privately held company providing leading edge health IT solutions internationally. Our Canadian and global corporate headquarters are located in North Vancouver British Columbia, with regional offices supporting the jurisdictions we serve. For more information about Intrahealth Canada Ltd., please visit www.intrahealthcanada.com
About Canada Health Infoway
Canada Health Infoway is an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by the federal government. Infoway jointly invests with every province and territory to accelerate the development and adoption of information and communications technology projects in Canada. Fully respecting patient confidentiality, these secure systems will provide clinicians and patients with the information they need to better support safe care decisions and manage their own health. Accessing this vital information quickly will help foster a more modern and sustainable health care system for all Canadians.
For more information:
General Manager, North America
Intrahealth Canada Limited
Tel: (604)980-5577 ext. 212
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