21 more organizations opt for
solutions from Ormed
EDMONTON -- Ormed Information Systems Ltd. (www.ormed.com)
announced it has recently been selected by 21 North American
organizations and facilities to supply and implement new or additional
integrated ORMED MIS software solutions.
Most of the new sales were to hospitals, health centres, and regional
health authorities. The Edmonton-based company has recently launched
expansion plans outside its traditional market to bring its e-Business
expertise to other industries and organizations.
“These clients selected integrated ORMED MIS solutions because the
software contains rich functionality, is robust, provides full
integration, and has an excellent reputation for helping professionals
enhance their decision-making capabilities and achieve significant
bottom line gains,” said Steve Caughers, vice president of sales.
At present, there are more than 2,700 Ormed applications running at over
350 sites in North America.
New Ormed clients:
• Riverside Healthcare Facilities (Fort Francis, Ont.) –- Serving the
Rainy River District population of approximately 20,000 people, 425
healthcare professionals deliver services at Riverside’s La Verendrye
Hospital (Fort Frances), Emo Health Centre (Emo), and Rainy River Health
Centre (Rainy River).
• Hanover and District Hospital (Hanover,
Ont.) –- An 80-bed acute and continuing care facility serving a rural
community, Hanover has a 24/7 ER, ambulatory services that include
several specialist clinics and a unique rural day hospital program. The
hospital employs 195 health care professionals.
• Marion General Hospital (Marion, Ohio) –- Marion General is the
largest and most sophisticated full-service hospital serving nearly
200,000 people living in the seven-county area north of Columbus, and
includes a state-of-the-art catheterization services facility.
• New York University Downtown Hospital (New York, NY) -– Delivering the
full range of health and social services to people who live or work in
Lower Manhattan, NYUDH also serves the total health care needs of
greater New York’s dispersed Chinese community. Just three blocks from
Ground Zero, NYUDH was the hospital most directly impacted by the World
Trade Center disasters of 1993 and 2001.
• Providence Continuing Care Centre, Kingston, Ont. -– The leading
regional provider of non-acute health care in southeastern Ontario,
Providence employs over 1,800 staff in Kingston -– St. Mary’s of the
Lake Hospital, Mental Health Services, and Providence Manor –- and St.
Vincent de Paul Hospital (Brockville).
• Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, Ont. –- A
full-service community hospital with 181 active beds, Ross Memorial’s
more than 650 health care professionals and 100 physicians serve
approximately 80,000 residents of the City of Kawartha Lakes and the
• Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre, Sioux Lookout, Ont. -– The
result of amalgamation and community collaboration, Meno Ya Win has 42
acute care beds, a 20-bed extended care facility, a walk-in health
centre, and counseling and addictions services. It operates at seven
sites under one administration and serves 30,000 people, including
16,000 First Nations peoples in 28 communities.
• Spasation Salons and Spas (AB) –- Spasation offers a unique collection
of health and beauty products and services designed to care for the
body, mind, and spirit as a whole. A staff of 175 professionals provide
a wide range of services to clients at five locations in Greater
Edmonton and one in Calgary.
• West Parry Sound Health Centre, Parry Sound, Ont. -– Following the
amalgamation of two hospitals, West Parry Sound Health Centre has 108
active beds and is the community’s only acute and chronic care facility.
It serves a community of 20,000 permanent residents and 150,000 seasonal
Existing Ormed clients that added new ORMED MIS applications:
• Advanced Healthcare SC (Wis.) – A physician-led multi-specialty clinic
group practice of 250 primary physicians and other healthcare
professionals, Advanced Healthcare SC manages facilities throughout the
state as well as a 24/7 hotline to triage nurses. Opened Spring 2004
with Ormed software: Froedtert Surgery Center and Clinics (Milwaukee)
and Germantown Clinic (Germantown).
• Hay River Community Health Board (Hay River, NWT) –- Oversees local
healthcare services and facilities, including the H.H. Williams Memorial
Hospital and Woodland Manor, to provide acute, long-term, and specialty
care in a northern community of approximately 3,500 people.
• Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital (Windsor, Ont.) –- A large acute care
community hospital with a high percentage of tertiary services,
Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital provides a wide variety of regional services
and is designated as the local lead provider of medical care in
neurology, cardiology, nephrology, as well as orthopedic, vascular and
cardiothoracic surgery. It is also the district stroke centre.
• Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region (La Ronge, Sask.) -– Providing
health services to 4,500 La Ronge/Air Ronge residents and 2,000 First
Nations members of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band, the Region includes
healthcare staff and facilities at five sites, acute and long-term care,
community services, and ambulatory services.
• Pathways Health Centre for Children, Sarnia,
Ont. -– A family-centred community agency primarily serving Lambton
County children and youth with physical, developmental and communication
needs, Pathways is one of a large group of children’s treatment centres
in Ontario. It provides a continuum of rehabilitation and support
services in the community as well as an on-site integrated preschool.
• Riverview Health Centre (Winnipeg) -– A 388-bed rehabilitation and
long-term care facility that offers progressive programming for patients
and residents in both hospital and personal care home units, the Centre
provides specialized therapeutic and restorative health services to
residents of Manitoba.
• Salvation Army Grace General Hospital (Winnipeg) -– Part of the
Salvation Army organization worldwide, Grace General Hospital is a
281-bed, full service hospital, free standing hospice, and community
care centre of excellence.
• Salvation Army Toronto Grace Hospital (Toronto) -– Owned and operated
by the Salvation Army, Toronto Grace Hospital is a 119-bed facility
offering chronic and palliative care and services through
interdisciplinary inpatient programs. It is located in the core of the
City of Toronto.
• Stanton Regional Hospital (Yellowknife, NWT) – Stanton is the largest
accredited facility in the NWT, with 121-beds. As part of the Stanton
Territorial Health Authority health care complex, the hospital serves
people of the NWT and the Kitikmeot.
• St. Joseph’s General Hospital (Comox, BC) -– With 840 employees, St.
Joseph’s is a 234-bed hospital providing acute, extended, and
transitional care to approximately 60,000 people and a referral centre
for a regional population of 120,000 in north and west Vancouver Island.
As the only acute-care hospital in the area, it also receives victims of
highway, air, and marine accidents in the vicinity.
• St. Michaels’ Centre (Burnaby, BC) -– A 128-bed extended care centre
with a 16-bed hospice, St. Michaels’ provides specialized medical care,
pain management, and support services for long-term patients and
terminally ill patients and their families.
• Weeneebayko Health Ahtuskaywin (Ont.) -– The regional health authority
for the Mushkegowuk Territory (six coastal communities along James Bay
and Hudson Bay, and three First Nations communities), Weeneebayko Health
Ahtuskaywin provides health care services to 10,000 predominately Cree
First Nations individuals.