VON Canada's Ontario wing switches to Procura
After a comprehensive review of computerized
solutions, the Victorian Order of Nurses Canada – Ontario, announced the
selection of the Procura Health Management System as its standard for
clinical and back office systems. VON Canada -- Ontario elected to
retire their legacy systems and replace them with Procura's integrated
"Strategically, we needed to select a solution, backed by a quality
organization, that will provide the operational and management support
we need in our business over the long term. Procura's solution and their
attitude towards customer service have been illustrated by their
innovative ideas, cost-effective products and the expertise of their
staff," said Ian MacEachern, director of IT for the VON Canada.
Paul Ting, vice president operations Ontario, for VON Canada, said, "We
evaluated a number of factors before coming to a decision, including:
platform stability, application feature-set, the application's future
direction, implementation and data migration approach, maintainability,
company focus, and company support. VON Canada -- Ontario selected
Procura because its design and platform architecture is truly scalable
to very large organizations. Moreover, Procura has demonstrated its
commitment to the home and community care community through its support
and continued focus."
"VON Canada has been
one of our flagship accounts in Canada since 2000," said Warren Brown
(pictured at left), president of Victoria, B.C.-based Procura.
VON Canada Ontario's decision to adopt Procura as their standard and
convert the remaining VON Canada- Ontario branches to Procura is a vote
of confidence. It strengthens our resolve to work with the community and
continue to provide the "standard" in clinical and back office systems
for home and community care. We are well on our way to fulfilling our
vision of supporting healthcare up to the hospital door."
According to the company, four of the five largest national providers of
home care in Canada use Procura. Clients with over 250 sites, with over
3,000 users have deployed Procura to manage over 30,000 employees and
deliver over $.6 billion in home and community care services in Canada
and the United States.
Procura is said to be a fully integrated solution for home and community
care that provides point-of-care, clinical, and back office functions.
VON is a national health organization and registered charity offering a
wide range of community healthcare solutions that meet the needs of
Canadians from coast to coast. VON is dedicated to being a leader in the
delivery of innovative comprehensive health and social services and to
influencing the development of health and social policy in Canada. VON
is committed to quality improvement and is nationally accredited by the
Canadian Council of Health Services Accreditation.