Canada News

HIMSS16 Speaker Series: Integrating Mental Health Best Practices at Ontario Shores

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Fresh off making IT history as the first Canadian recipient of the HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Enterprise Award of Excellence, MEDITECH customer Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences is slated to present on March 2nd during HIMSS16.

 


South Okanagan Impresses New Health Authority CEO with Its MEDITECH EHR

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A MEDITECH customer for more than 20 years, South Okanagan General Hospital (Oliver, BC), part of the Interior Health Authority (Kelowna, BC), takes pride in optimizing its MEDITECH EHR.

 


Digital Innovation is Rapidly Moving Care Delivery Beyond Hospital Walls

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In a recent article by Mark Casselman, CEO, COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics Association, Casselman discusses how digital innovation is changing the ways healthcare is being delivered, along with the impact on the future of “traditional” hospitals in Canada.

 

 

 


Canadian Customers Won’t Want to Miss this Ontario Hospital Association Webcast

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On December 4th, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) will be hosting a pay-per-access webcast titled: Getting Organizations on Board with Health Care Information Systems, featuring HIMSS Analytics and MEDITECH customer Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences — the first hospital in Canada to achieve HIMSS Stage 7, and the first Canadian recipient of the HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award. 

 


MEDITECH to Exhibit at HealthAchieve 2015

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MEDITECH will be on the exhibition floor at this year’s HealthAchieve, Nov. 2 - 4, in Toronto. 


Humber River Hospital Opens North America’s First Fully Digital Hospital

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It’s official! The doors of the new, state-of-the-art Humber River Hospital (Toronto, ON) are now open, creating North America’s first fully digital hospital.  

 


Celebrate Canadian Patient Safety Week Online

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October 26 - 30 marks the 10th annual Canadian Patient Safety Week (CPSW), which recognizes healthcare professionals for their efforts to improve and promote patient safety.


Canadian Customers Rave About MEDITECH’s MORE Offering

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According to our Canadian customers, we continue to hit the mark with our new MEDITECH On the Road Event (MORE). Held recently in Toronto, Ontario, customers shared their enthusiasm for the new format, which combines the practicality of an optimization session with the vision of a regional forum. 

 


Hamilton Health Physician Writes Osteoporosis Guidelines for Long-Term Care Patients

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According to the national organization, Osteoporosis Canada, the annual cost to the healthcare system for treating osteoporosis and related fractures is in the billions of dollars. To help curb these costs and prevent injuries, there are guidelines caregivers can follow to keep patients safe.

 


Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences Announce Partnership Using the MEDITECH System

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MEDITECH customer, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH), a 319-bed regional hospital in Barrie, Ontario, along with Toronto-based Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences, recently announced a partnership for the use of the MEDITECH system.


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