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Meet CHRIS

​​​CHRIS - HEALTH SHARED SERVICES ONTARIO’S PROVINCIAL DIGITAL HEALTH PLATFORM

COORDINATE

CHRIS (Client Health and Related Information System) supports the delivery of care at home and in the community for 67​0,000 patients in Ontario. Patients get the right care at the right time and place because of features in CHRIS.

  • The home and community care patient health record and secure Document Management System
  • Clinical assessment and decision-support
  • Care planning and coordination
  • Direct-to-provider ordering and oversight of home care services
  • Direct-to-vendor ordering and delivery of medical supplies and equipment
  • Patient referrals and placements across the continuum of care
  • Caseload and workforce management

​CONNECT

CHRIS has a secure online portal called Health Partner Gateway* (HPG*). Approved providers can access patient records, including clinical assessments and documents, and share up-to-the-minute patient information on HPG. Providers can also send, receive, and accept patient referrals and service orders in real-time. HPG breaks down silos by connecting an ever-expanding list of providers.

  • Community service agencies
  • Equipment and supply vendors
  • Home care service providers
  • Hospitals
  • Local Health Integration Networks
  • Long-term Care Homes
  • Primary care

INTEGRATE

CHRIS integrates with digital health solutions across the province, and helps advance a seamless patient journey.

  • eReferral: Digital patient referral to home and community care providers from the hospital or emergency medical services
  • eNotification: Digital notification to home and community care and primary care providers of patients’ admissions and discharges from hospital
  • Linked to patients’ Connecting Ontario provincial record

IMPROVE

CHRIS is one of the richest sources of home and community care data in Canada—helping Ontario:

  • Plan, integrate and fund health care
  • Measure performance and outcomes
  • Realize efficiencies that can free up resources for
    front-line care
  • Deliver continuous quality improvement