TORONTO, Oct. 1 /CNW/ - The Auditor General of Ontario will release his Special Report on eHealth's electronic health records initiative on Wednesday, October 7, 2009.
The 50-page Special Report examines the Ontario government's investment of $1 billion over the past decade towards creating a system of electronic health records of all Ontarians. The report also probes recent allegations of untendered consultant contracts at eHealth Ontario and other procurement issues.
Report Distribution: The report will first be distributed to MPPs on
the morning of October 7, and copies will then be
delivered to the Queen's Park press gallery by
9:30 a.m. The copies will be accompanied by a news
Press Conference: The Auditor is holding a press conference at the
Queen's Park media studio from 10:00 a.m. to
10:25 a.m., October 7. The news release will be
distributed over Canada News Wire at 9:45 a.m.
that day. Hard copies of the news release will
also be available at the press conference.
Interviews: The Auditor General will be available for
interviews after 3:00 p.m. To book an interview,
please call (416) 327-2388.
On-line Availability: The entire report will be available in English and
French on-line after 9:45 a.m. Please visit
SOURCE Office of the Auditor General of Ontario
For further information: For further information: Jim McCarter, Auditor General, (416) 327-1326; Andréa Vanasse/Joel Ruimy, Communications, (416) 327-2336, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com