Getting Connected: Digital Health and Information Sharing under Bill 74

Monday, May 6th, 2019

After the first year of implementation, Ontario Health Team Candidates are expected to meet the following criteria: have a harmonized information management plan in place; increase adoption of relevant digital health tools; and
have plans in place to streamline and integrate point of service systems and use data to support patient care and population health management…  The backbone of integration will be the ability to share information.

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Bill 74: Integration and Accountability in Ontario’s Health System under the Connecting Care Act, 2019

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

… the proposed Connecting Care Act, 2019 (the “Act”), if enacted, will: permit the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care (the “Minister”) to create new integrated care delivery systems (“ICDS”); … integrate health service providers (“HSPs”) and ICDS; and create accountability mechanisms to monitor and manage ICDS and HSPs and other persons and entities that receive government funding.

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