Canada Health Infoway invests billions in national electronic health record system

Will salvation of Canada’s healthcare system come through increased use of electronic health records (EHRs) and other ehealth technology?

Canada Health Infoway (CHI) is investing billions in the architecture for a national electronic health record (EHR) system, which will likely be in place in most provinces by 2015, says Wayne Gudbranson, CEO of The Branham Group, an Ottawa-based technology research firm.

“Healthcare will change dramatically over the next five years,” he says.

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