About Us

Canada Health Infoway is an independent not-for-profit corporation created by Canada’s First Ministers in 2001, and funded by the Government of Canada. Our contributions to transforming health care through health information technology include: Jointly investing with the provinces and territories to implement the health information systems needed to manage Canadians' health and health care information in every region. Our investment strategy may also complement other jurisdictional activities that support EHR development but are funded solely by a provincial or territorial government. You can learn more about Infoway's funding strategies by visiting the Funding Approach and Programs/Services sections of our website.Fostering and supporting adoption and use of health information technologies by clinicians Infoway is working with the clinical community to ensure that value is achieved in information and communication technology (ICT) investments for health. Physicians, pharmacists and nurses – in leadership, practice, and of the future – are brought together with this common goal. Visit our page for health care providers for an overview of the website sections that may be of most interest to you as a clinician.Providing the technology Blueprint to guide the development of electronic health records in Canada. The EHR Blueprint is useful to information technology professionals in governments, health regionsand hospitals planning to implement electronic health record solutions. It is also valuable to technology vendors who want to align their products and services with Canada's vision for the interoperable electronic health record (iEHR.) Documentation on the EHR Blueprint can be found here in our Resources section.Supporting and sustaining health information standards that enable interoperability and allow systems to share patient health information accurately and securely. You can learn more about the products and services Infoway's Standards Collaborative provides by downloading our Product and Service Highlights (2013), or by visiting the Standards Collaborative section of our website. If you are interested in Standards Collaborative membership, you can learn more about the benefits by visiting the Membership page on the website or register for membership on InfoCentral.Providing tools and services for technology vendors, to help them accelerate their development efforts and to ensure that standards-based solutions are uniformly available across the country. Visit our page for health IT professionals for an overview of the website sections that may be of most interest to you.