Canadian Health Informatics Awards 2019 Project Team Finalists Announced



Digital Health Canada and ITAC Health are pleased to announce the finalists for the Canadian Health Informatics Awards (the ‘CHIA Awards’) 2019 Project Team Awards.



The CHIA Awards will be presented at the 14th Annual CHIA Awards Gala in Toronto on May 27, 2019, as part of the annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow. Join us as we honour excellence, leadership and innovation in the Canadian Health Informatics Industry.

In addition to recognizing the stellar project teams and their accomplishments in Digital Health across Canada, CHIA Awards honour the outstanding commitment and contributions of individuals and companies. These outstanding leaders will be recognized through the 2019 CHIA Awards for Digital Health Executive of the Year, Corporate Citizenship, Leadership in Digital Health, Clinical Innovator, Community Care Leaders, Emerging Leader and the Steven Huesing Scholarship. In addition, the 3rd annual Kathryn J. Hannah Nursing Informatics Scholarship will be recognized and awarded at the CHIA Gala this year. The 2019 finalists for CHIA Project Team Awards are:

Innovation and Care Delivery Team Award

  • Community Paramedicine Home Health Monitoring – TELUS Health & BC Emergency Health Services
  • Long-Term Care eConnect – PointClickCare, Thoughtwire, eHealth Ontario & Canada Health Infoway
  • Spectrum Antimicrobial Stewardship App in Saskatchewan Health Authority (Saskatoon Area) – Spectrum & Saskatchewan Health Authority (Saskatoon Area)

Patient Care Innovation Team Award

  • Diagnostic Imaging Common Service Integration – TELUS Health & eHealth Ontario
  • Virtual Visits: Meeting Patient Needs Through Innovation – Think Research & eHealth Centre of Excellence
  • SK EMR Interoperability Project – Orion Health, QHR Technologies & eHealth Saskatchewan,
  • Western Hospital Tele-Rounding – Maple Corp & Health PEI, Western Hospital
  • Long-Term Care eConnect – PointClickCare, Thoughtwire, eHealth Ontario & Canada Health Infoway

Project Implementation Team Award

  • Alberta MyHealth Records (PHR) – TELUS Health & Alberta Health
  • OntarioMD EMR Quality Dashboard – OSCAR EMR, TELUS Health & OntarioMD
  • eDOCSNL, Newfoundland and Labrador provincial Electronic Medical Record Program – TELUS Health & NLCHI
  • Government of Nunavut iEHR and Teleradiology Project – Nunavut eHealth, MEDITECH & Healthtech Consultants

2019 CHIA Awards Gala tickets are available through registration at the 2019 e-Health Conference, held May 26-29, 2019, at the Beanfield Centre in Toronto.  The national conference is a unique experience for anyone involved in Digital Health­


across Canada, we encourage you to check out the program and exhibitors at — it is a conference that you will not want to miss.

We look forward seeing you at the CHIA Awards Gala on Monday, May 27, 2019, as we honour the accomplishments of professionals working to make a difference in advancing Canadian healthcare through information and technology.

About Digital Health Canada

Digital Health Canada is member-supported not-for-profit professional association that connects, inspires, and educates the digital health professionals creating the future of health in Canada. Our members are a diverse community of accomplished, influential professionals working to make a difference in advancing healthcare through information, technology, and data management. Digital Health Canada fosters network growth and connection; brings together ideas from multiple segments for incubation and advocacy; supports members through professional development at the individual and organizational level; and advocates for the Canadian digital health industry. Visit for more information.

About ITAC Health
ITAC Health is the healthcare division of ITAC, the Information Technology Association of Canada, Canada’s ICT business association.  The Health Division’s mandates and objectives are membership driven, providing a consolidated, single voice for the membership to help influence the Canadian healthcare ICT market.  By providing access to information on the market trends and issues that need to be addressed, members develop a sense of direction of where the industry is going, and have the opportunity to influence that direction, in order to better focus their overall product and service strategies and develop the network necessary to effectively execute on those strategies.

For more information contact

Elaine Huesing                              Shannon Bott
Executive Director                     Executive Director
ITAC Health                                    Digital Health Canada                

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