Ontario's plan for electronic health records is at risk, official says

Webster, Paul Christopher
April 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/6/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 6, pE253
Academic Journal
The article offers the insights of Doug Tessier, a senior official at eHealth Ontario, on the implementation of a multibillion-dollar electronic health records (EHR) strategy in Ontario. Tessier says that Ontario needs to have legislative and regulatory measures to surpass the scandal of eHealth Ontario. He notes that the scandal affects eHealth Ontario by delaying the creation of key political decisions regarding EHR. He also notes the need for standardization in electronic record systems.


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