Dr. Tyler Christie, CCFP (EM), MSc., CMIO, Health Sciences North

Dr. Tyler Christie, CCFP (EM), MSc., is the Chief Medical Information Officer at Health Sciences North in Sudbury, ON, where he also practices full time Emergency Medicine. He is also an Associate Professor at The Northern Ontario School of Medicine. Currently, Dr. Christie is involved with the planning and local implementation of a regional electronic health record project. He is an energetic advocate of the efficient use of technology in healthcare with an interest in clinical standardization, disrupting barriers to care, and change management.

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4 key benefits of standardizing health records across a region


In Ontario, healthcare is often siloed—a byproduct of the way the healthcare system is structured. Patients experience frequent gaps in care; they’re asked to explain their health concerns over and over within each different setting, and digital tools aren’t keeping up with how Ontarians live and work in their everyday lives. Sound familiar?

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Topics: Interoperability, Health IT