The eHealth Centre of Excellence was established on April 2nd, 2014 and was founded on a vision of creating a collaborative space to share knowledge and develop best practices related to digital health and to enable technology to support improved clinical workflows and enhanced patient outcomes.
Under the leadership of our CEO, Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia (pictured above), the eHealth Centre of Excellence works at local, provincial, and national levels to move digital health initiatives forward.
Our current suite of digital health tools include, but are not limited to: eConsult and eReferral (through the Ontario eServices Program), virtual care, patient forms, online appointment booking, Evidence2Practice tools and coaching for electronic medical records (EMRs), and automated solutions. We also offer a number of services to Ontario Health Teams, such as integrated care managers, and provide a co-design approach to tool development through our Healthcare Experience and Advancement Lab (HEAL).
Past initiatives have included the HEALTHeCONNECTIONS project, Project CARE (Cultivating Adoption of Regional eHealth), and Project ALIVE (Advancing and Leveraging the Investment Value in EMRs). We also served as a Delivery Partner for the connecting South West Ontario (cSWO) Program.