Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - North York General Hospital Announces International Outstanding Achievement with the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - North York General Hospital (NYGH) will announce a significant international health care achievement in recognition for its health information technology (IT) system and achievements that have substantially improved patient outcomes.


Health Care IT Announcement


Hon. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

Hon. Michael Coteau, MPP (Don Valley East), Minister of Children and Youth Services

Hon. David Zimmer, MPP (Willowdale), Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation

Dr. Tim Rutledge, President and CEO, NYGH

Dr. Jeremy Theal, Chief Medical Information Officer, NYGH


Wednesday, February 1, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.


4001 Leslie Street, Toronto, Jack Hurlbut Auditorium, Nanji Academic Centre


Photo Opportunity: From 11:30 to 11:55 a.m. NYGH will host an escorted tour to the Tippet Foundation Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for a live demonstration of its health care IT system, called eCare, with the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and local members of provincial parliament. The tour will be immediately followed by the announcement at 12 noon.

North York General Hospital, affiliated with the University of Toronto, is one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals. We offer our culturally diverse community a wide range of acute care, ambulatory and long-term care services across three sites. Through partnerships, collaboration and academic endeavours, we seek to set new standards for patient- and family-centred care. Working together with our patients and their families, we are making a world of difference.

SOURCE North York General Hospital

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