The electronic Child Health Network revolutionizes the sharing of children's
health information among Ontario's medical professionals.
eCHN is the network of networks -
Canada's first province-wide integrated electronic health record.
Who uses eCHN?
Why is eCHN Necessary?
All authorized heatlh care professionals involved in the "circle
of care" for a specific patient are allowed to access the secure network. Member sites include 100 hospital sites around Ontario, including Tertiary Care Centres.
Children, especially those with chronic or complex conditions, are often required to move among a variety of health care providers in different locations. Yet a parallel system for circulating vital patient information has been lacking.