WESTWOOD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 1980, MEDITECH entered the Canadian HIT market at a time when many hospitals were starting out with an electronic laboratory application. Thirty-five years later, MEDITECH has 41% of the acute care Canadian market share and is celebrating over three decades of providing fully-integrated Electronic Health Records (EHRs) to hospitals and health authorities across the country.
“MEDITECH is proud of our strong and progressive partnership with our Canadian customers,” said Helen Waters, MEDITECH’s vice president of sales and marketing. “Our 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. Our next step is to bring the game-changing Web EHR to the Canadian market.”
All across Canada, MEDITECH customers have a long and rich history of leading the way in delivering the highest quality healthcare.
- South Okanagan General Hospital (Oliver, B.C.) was the first Canadian customer to achieve Stage 6 EMR Adoption recognition from HIMSS Analytics. SOGH is part of Interior Health Authority.
- Markham Stouffville Hospital (Markham, Ont.) achieved HIMSS Analytics Stage 6 in 2014 with the highest EMRAM score for an acute hospital in Canada.
- Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Whitby, Ont.) was the first hospital in Canada and the first mental health hospital in the world to Achieve HIMSS Analytics Stage 7. Soon after, Ontario Shores also became the first Canadian hospital to receive the HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award.
- Humber River Hospital (Toronto, Ont.) is North America’s first fully digital hospital, leveraging the most innovative technologies to maximize efficiencies, allowing staff to focus on excellence in patient care and safety.
MEDITECH is Canada’s leading EHR supplier for multi-site, regional solutions, which has united communities and fostered patient data sharing across vast expanses. MEDITECH has over 50 LIVE regional installations, comprised of over 500 inpatient facilities.
Learn more about how MEDITECH’s clinically-integrated, state-of-the-art Web EHR is transforming care delivery.
Today, more than 2,400 institutions worldwide use MEDITECH’s clinically-integrated and interoperable EHR to provide healthcare to the communities they serve. Their robust, patient-centered technology spans the healthcare continuum, including unique functional capacity for ambulatory care, acute care, long-term care, rehabilitation services, behavioral health, and home care.