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Barry Rivelis, Vice-President, Telus Health Solutions

TELUS Health Solutions Winner of 2008 ITAC Health Company of the Year
The award, which was presented at the annual Canadian Health Informatics Awards on Nov. 19, honours TELUS Health Solutions as a for-profit healthcare information technology company that has demonstrated excellence in the Canadian health informatics industry within the past 12 months. TELUS was nominated for its work with CritiCall Ontario in implementing a system that included TELUS iScheduler and Call Centre Anywhere ...

Gavin Tong, Vice-President Standards, ITAC Health

Interoperability Lab Facilitates Adoption of pan-Canadian EHR Standards
 “Adopting” pan-Canadian EHR standards, like any IT standard, is a two party enterprise. It requires a vendor to incorporate the standards into its products, and a purchaser who buys the product and puts it into use, insisting on the standard. Canada’s EHR standards and architecture work is award winning, but faces several real world barriers to being fully realized. One of those barriers is the risks associated with being an early adopter of the EHR standards.  These risks that are felt by both the vendor and the purchaser...




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