Electronic health records
MediSolution to supply community care
system to Calgary Health Region
CALGARY – MediSolution, of Montreal, in partnership with In4tek,
announced it has been awarded an enterprise-wide contract with the
Calgary Health Region for the implementation of PARIS, a Community Care
PARIS, a fully integrated electronic Community Health solution, will
improve the efficiency and quality of patient care while providing the
ability to uniquely identify clients and track their case history
throughout the entire care system.
The contract is estimated to generate revenues in excess of $2.5 million
in licenses and other services and will be implemented over the next 2
The initial phase of the implementation will deliver industry leading
Home Care, Transition Services and Long Term Care functionality to the
Calgary Health Region. Future phases of the project will provide
enhanced service delivery support for Community Mental Health,
Communicable Disease Control, Palliative Care, Seniors Health and Public
Anticipated benefits of the PARIS system implementation include:
• Improved timeliness of care. Broad access to key data will assist care
providers with decision-making.
• Better access to appropriate clinical decision-support tools at the
point of care.
• Improved patient satisfaction due to better continuity of care
information across multiple care provider teams.
“The PARIS system will form an integral part of the Electronic Health
Record foundation within the Calgary Health Region. PARIS will be at the
core of the Region’s community care strategy and will provide us with a
common platform for processes and data management,”said Bill Trafford,
vice president, advanced technology, Calgary Health Region.
“MediSolution is delighted to be working with the Calgary Health Region
to deliver their Community Care vision” said Allan Lin, president and
chief executive officer at MediSolution. “This agreement builds on a
strong relationship that has been in place for many years, and we are
committed to delivering another high quality implementation in the
Calgary Health Region.”
About Calgary Health Region
The Calgary Health Region is an integrated, publicly funded health care
system serving a population of more than one million people in Calgary
and the surrounding communities in the province of Alberta, Canada. The
Region operates three urban adult hospitals and one paediatric hospital
in Calgary as well as several community hospitals in satellite
communities around the city, comprising more than 1,800 acute care beds.
The Region provides a full range of acute care services as well as
mental health, public health and long term care health services. For
more information, visit
MediSolution (TSX:MSH) is a leading healthcare and public sector
information technology company, providing software, solutions and
services to customers across North America. More than 500 hospitals and
other healthcare facilities as well close to 200 public sector or
government related organizations rely on MediSolution’s systems to
maximize their operational efficiencies, lower their costs, and improve
the delivery of services.