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Introducing ITAC Health
TELUS Health Solutions is the ITAC Health Company of The Year
Interoperability Lab Facilitates Adoption of pan-Canadian EHR Standards
Barry Rivelis, Vice-President,
Telus Health Solutions
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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