Connecting Greater Toronto Area Via Largest Regional Electronic System for Sharing Patient Info

Connecting Greater Toronto Area Via Largest Regional Electronic System for Sharing Patient Info

More health care changes are coming your way in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Ontario, Canada – the electronic way.

The largest regional electronic system for sharing electronic patient information in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) will be announced tomorrow, Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at the Toronto General Hospital, 9:10 am.

Please see the following  Media Advisory for more details.

Ontario, Canada: Newsroom

Media Advisory

GTA-Area Residents To Benefit From Electronic Health Information Changes

May 10, 2011

eHealth Ontario, together with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Canada Health Infoway and the five Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Local Health Integration Networks, will make an important announcement regarding the largest regional electronic system for sharing electronic patient information.

WHO:

  • Minister Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
  • Greg A. Reed, President and CEO of eHealth Ontario
  • Graham Scott, Board Chair, Canada Health Infoway
  • Dr. Bob Bell, President and CEO, University Health Network
  • Dr. Peter Rossos, Chief Medical Information Officer, University Health Network

WHAT:

Photo opportunity – Minister Deb Matthews, Greg Reed, Graham Scott, Dr. Bob Bell, Dr. Peter Rossos and others introduce an exciting health care initiative: Connecting GTA.

WHEN:

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Photo opportunity at 9:00 a.m.

Formal presentations at 9:10 a.m. to be followed by media scrum (which is an impromptu press conference).

WHERE:

Photo opportunity – 9:00 a.m.

4B West, Toronto General Hospital
4th Floor, Clinical Services Building, Unit B
Toronto General Hospital
585 University Avenue

(Enter at the main hospital entrance)

Event – 9:10 a.m.

DeGasperis Conservatory
4th Floor, Clinical Services Building
Toronto General Hospital
585 University Avenue

(Enter at the main hospital entrance)

CONTACTS

  • Neala Barton
    Minister’s Office
    416-327-4388
  • Nicole Bodnar
    Public Affairs Associate, University Health Network
    416-340-4800 ext. 3417
    nicole.bodnar@uhn.on.ca

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