TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Intrahealth Canada Limited announced today that Intrahealth Canada, a global software and associated services company, has achieved Infoway's certification under the 2017 Edition of pre-implementation certification requirements.
"Intrahealth Canada is the second organization to achieve certification after meeting Infoway's requirements in the areas of privacy, security and interoperability," said Mark Nenadovic, ACCESS Ecosystem Group Director at Infoway. "Meeting these requirements ensures private and secure standards-based solutions are uniformly applied across the country."
Intrahealth develops leading-edge software for the health care market, with an emphasis on information tools that support delivery integration. The company received certification for its electronic medical record and ambulatory electronic medical record, approved for deployment at customer sites with interoperability capabilities with client registry, laboratory, drug and clinical documents.
Infoway Certification provides assurance that digital health software complies with specified requirements and standards, which helps ensure the protection of personal health information. The 2017 Edition requirements build upon Infoway's original certification requirements and are harmonized to increase alignment between Infoway, provincial requirements and international standards, and to reduce testing redundancies.
"We take a patient-first approach using technology to reduce costs and improve services for the health care provider community," said Silvio Labriola, General Manager, Intrahealth Canada Limited. "By achieving this certification status, we are showing our customers our continued commitment to standards and compliance."
About Canada Health Infoway
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.
About Intrahealth Canada Limited
Incorporated in 2005, Intrahealth Canada provides medical software solutions to general practitioner clinics and public health authorities. Privately owned and founded by two New Zealand medical doctors, the company offers robust, secure, and scalable solutions via innovative technology that keeps pace with today's mobile lifestyles. The platform functions across multiple community-based practice types – primary care, specialist physician, community care, home care, residential care, and more. Our solutions meet the needs of front-line professionals by delivering core information to coordinating hubs, implementing programs more rapidly, and reducing the compliance burden on physicians and other clinicians. We help our customers capture structured data that holds context, meaning, and can be analyzed and processed automatically.
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Canada Health Infoway
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Intrahealth Canada Limited
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SOURCE Canada Health Infoway