October 17, 2017 (Toronto) – Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and MEDITECH announced today that MEDITECH’s 6.x and Client/Server Electronic Health Record platforms, as well as its Patient and Consumer Health Portal, completed Infoway’s certification process.
“We congratulate MEDITECH on achieving national class certification for two of its digital health solutions,” said Mark Nenadovic, Group Director, Emerging Technology and Certification Services, Canada Health Infoway. “These certifications demonstrate that MEDITECH is dedicated to meeting national privacy, security and interoperability standards to ensure its ambulatory electronic medical record and consumer health application products are trusted digital health solutions.”
In order to achieve certification, MEDITECH underwent an assessment and certification testing process to demonstrate that it met the standards set by Infoway’s Certification Services.
“MEDITECH is proud of our strong and progressive partnership with our Canadian customers throughout the years,” said Christine Parent, associate vice president of marketing at MEDITECH. “The Infoway certification mark demonstrates MEDITECH’s commitment as an integral partner for Canadian healthcare organizations to deliver safe, quality care through our inherent one patient, one record approach to patient-centric care across the continuum."
MEDITECH has 41 percent of the acute care Canadian market share, is installed in eight out of ten provinces, two of three territories, and is celebrating over three decades of providing fully integrated Electronic Health Records (EHRs) to hospitals and health authorities across the country. MEDITECH customers were the first in Canada to reach many significant milestones, including HIMSS Analytics Stages 6 and 7 as well as the prestigious HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award. Additionally, for the second year in a row, MEDITECH was recognized as Best in KLAS Category Leader for Global Acute EMR in Northern America (Canada), recognizing our commitment to serving the unique EHR needs in Canada. MEDITECH has also received Best in KLAS for Community HIS for three years in a row.
Infoway Certification Services provides a process to certify trusted, standards-based health information solutions. It offers pre-implementation certification for the following technology classes:
- Client Registry
- Consumer Health Application
- Consumer Health Platform
- Diagnostic Imaging (DI)
- Drug Information Systems (DIS)
- Electronic Medical Record (EMR) / Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record (aEMR)
- Immunization Registry
- Provider Registry
Healthcare is long overdue for genuine disruption and innovation. MEDITECH is helping care organizations to reclaim their productivity, coordinate care, and do more for patients with its mobile Web Electronic Health Record (EHR). With 2,400+ customers, across 22 different countries, MEDITECH solutions are empowering users to provide higher quality care, with greater efficiency, to more people, at a lower cost. A leading EHR vendor with over 45 years of experience, MEDITECH is helping care organizations reach their clinical, analytical, and financial goals. For more information on how MEDITECH is transforming healthcare and building the next generation of EHR leaders, go to ehr.meditech.com.
About Canada Health Infoway
Canada Health Infoway helps to improve the health of Canadians by working with partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital health across Canada. Through our investments, we help deliver better quality and access to care and more efficient delivery of health services for patients and clinicians. Infoway is an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by the federal government.
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