Ontario’s EHR problems revealed in audit report – 9 October 2009

Posted on October 27, 2009. Filed under: Health Informatics, Medical Records | Tags: |

Ontario’s EHR problems revealed in audit report
October 9, 2009
 
Info below  copied from Health Edition.

There is other coverage on it in Health Edition,   and on Alberta’s EHR program.

“Ontario taxpayers have not received value-for-money from the more than $1 billion spent since 2002 on activities related to the development of electronic health records, the province’s auditor general says in a blockbuster report delivered Wednesday.
 
The report by Auditor General Jim McCarter was based on an audit of eHealth Ontario and its predecessor organization that got underway in February. Its release was scheduled for December, but was fast-tracked at the request of the government amidst a blaze of publicity about millions of dollars of untendered contracts being awarded to contractors with close ties to eHealth management.   … continues on the Health Edition website.

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