ClinicalConnect is a secure, web-based portal that provides physicians and clinicians with real-time access to their patients’ electronic medical information from all acute care hospitals, Local Health Integration Networks’ Home & Community Care Services (formerly Community Care Access Centres) and Regional Cancer Programs in South West Ontario, plus various provincial data repositories, including:
ClinicalConnect is a fundamental tool in bridging the gap between disparate information systems spanning a wide geographical area and multiple regional healthcare facilities. It is accessible on desktop and mobile devices, providing authorized physicians and clinicians with 24/7 access to their patients' electronic medical information aggregated from across the region. It is the regional clinical viewer for the connecting South West Ontario (cSWO) program, funded by eHealth Ontario, with Hamilton Health Sciences operating the solution for authorized physicians and clinicians across south west Ontario. The cSWO Program is part of eHealth Ontario’s ConnectingOntario initiative which is enabling the Province to achieve an electronic health record solution for all Ontarians.
Using ClinicalConnect, clinicians can gather essential integrated patient data in seconds, resulting in quicker diagnosis and treatment and improved patient care and safety. ClinicalConnect can help reduce repeat lab and diagnostic tests with significant cost savings and reduced patient distress.
To see a complete summary of the types of data available in ClinicalConnect, please see the Integration Status Chart.
To see a list of healthcare organizations that contribute and/or consume personal health information in ClinicalConnect, please see the Participant Organizations list.