Connecting Canada with MEDITECH's EHR

Across Canada, MEDITECH customers have a rich history of leading the way in delivering the highest quality healthcare. Find out how we're connecting clinicians, hospitals, and health authorities with more efficient EHR tools and integration that spans all settings.

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Traverse Exchange Canada bridges communication across communities

Traverse Exchange Canada is a new, first-of-its-kind cloud-based interoperability solution that enables the free flow of health information from multiple participating organizations and sends it to MEDITECH's EHR and other EHRs that comply with interoperability standards. The solution provides clinicians with a more holistic view of their patients' care. It will be available via a software as a service subscription model beginning in Ontario, with the intent to expand throughout Canada. Read the full press release to learn more.

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Traverse Exchange Canada with Tim Pemberton

Tim Pemberton, VP, Mental Health, Diagnostic Services, CIO and CPO at Queensway Carleton Hospital, discusses the impact of Traverse Exchange Canada and its ability to create a more connected and interoperable healthcare system that can lead to more effective and efficient patient care.

Insights from the field

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MEDITECH's Traverse Exchange Canada network advances health information sharing

By Bob Molloy, Director Canadian Market and Product Strategy, MEDITECH

There’s a lot of talk about keeping patients at the centre of care to improve outcomes, but that can only be possible when healthcare providers see the full patient story. Creating a more coordinated and holistic approach to care starts by enabling data to flow into clinical workflows at the point of care — no matter where that care is being delivered.

Success Story
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Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Connects MEDITECH EHR With Epic, Advancing Interoperability

Holland Bloorview elected to connect its MEDITECH EHR to two stand-alone hospitals running Epic, providing a consistent approach to accessing and sharing information and making it easier for patients and their records to move freely between settings.

Photo credit: © Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Achieving patient engagement goals with Expanse

Hear how organizations are increasing engagement by connecting with their patients through MEDITECH's Patient and Consumer Health Portal.

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High Availability Snapshot

When every minute counts, providers need access to the latest patient data — no matter what happens. With MEDITECH High Availability SnapShot, your patient data is hosted securely on Google Cloud Platform so you can augment your existing disaster recovery and business continuance strategies.

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Over four decades of uniting communities throughout Canada

  • Providing solutions throughout seven provinces & two territories

  • Leading supplier of multi-site and clustered environments in Canada, including Fraser Health, CHAMP, and CARE4

  • MEDITECH customers were the first Canadian hospitals to achieve EMRAM Stage 6 & 7


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  • "When providing critical care in the emergency department, accessing the most current patient information is vital in preventing delays in treatment. Having the ability to make faster, more informed decisions can change the trajectory of the patient's care."

    Gautam Goel, MD

    Gautam Goel, MD, CFPC-EM Specialist

    Queensway Carleton Hospital

  • "We are just at the beginning of what's to come. What we've accomplished shows there's an opportunity to do so much more in the interoperability space, and we're excited about what is the very real future of patient information exchange."

    Douglas Cochen

    Dr. Douglas Cochen, CMIO

    Queensway Carleton Hospital

  • "Traverse Exchange Canada is a visionary solution that will impact not only MEDITECH's customers but also outside organizations. It represents the company's continued investment in Canada and commitment to providing innovative technology that promotes superior patient care."

    Tim Pemberton

    Tim Pemberton, Vice-President, Mental Health, Diagnostic Services, Chief Information Officer, and Chief Privacy Officer

    Queensway Carleton Hospital

  • "We are pleased to be one of the first hospitals to be up and connected on Traverse Exchange Canada as it allows us to share key patient information such as diagnosis, allergies and medications between hospitals, streamlining communications, and improving care of our patients."

    Pakizah Kozak

    Pakizah Kozak, Chief Information Officer

    Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

  • "The patient portal is a valuable tool that empowers patients to be active participants in their own care."

    Sanaz Riahi

    Sanaz Riahi RN, MSN, PhD, Vice-President, Practice, Academics and Chief Nursing Executive

    Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences

  • "Our relationship with Humber provided us the foundation to build an EHR that would take our organization to the next level. By acquiring the Expanse technology, we are also now able to improve our care coordination and internal processes, as well as work more closely with Humber for the betterment of the community."

    Connie Dejak

    Connie Dejak, President and Chief Executive Officer

    Runnymede Healthcare Centre

  • "Even though the content of the Electronic Health Record is sometimes in English – for continuity of care with our community partners – offering our patients a French interface was non-negotiable. By collaborating with MEDITECH, we were able to make this option available."

    Bernard Leduc

    Dr. Bernard Leduc, CEO

    Hôpital Montfort

  • "One way we're leveraging Expanse to assist us in some of our health equity work is that we recently turned on the feature for pronouns. And that means that the individual's pronouns are right there in the health record for the clinician to see and that person doesn't have to explain their gender identity, every time. That's a great example of when you change something in the system it's just changed for life, the patient doesn't have to keep coming back and telling you over and over again."

    Julia Hanigsberg

    Julia Hanigsberg President & CEO

    Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

  • "As a longtime customer, we've experienced the many benefits of utilizing MEDITECH's EHR. These benefits don't only cover patient care but they span across the whole organization. We're fortunate to have wisely invested in a solution that's been sustainable for the last two decades and that we foresee will continue to be well into the future."

    Barbara Collins

    Barbara Collins, CEO

    Humber River Hospital

  • “We just had a patient see a poster about the portal, and download the app while he was in the waiting room. Before leaving his appointment he logged into the portal and discovered that he could access his lab results from his phone. He said this was going to have a significant impact on his ability to manage his own care. These are the types of stories we are hearing every day.”

    Barbara Collins

    Dave Brewin, Regional CIO


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