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North York General Hospital Implements Novari Surgical Wait List Management System

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KINGSTON, ON – December 6, 2023 – Novari Health is pleased to announce it has completed another successful implementation of its surgical wait list management and eBooking technology.

With support from the government of Ontario, the Novari ATC™ software has been provided as software as a service to North York General Hospital (NYGH) and all surgical offices. With bi-directional integration to the Oracle Cerner HIS system, the Novari software provides surgeons and their office staff access to a standardized electronic wait list management system and the ability to electronically coordinate the scheduling of surgeries and procedures with the hospital.

The government of Ontario and hospitals across the province have been working to mitigate the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients waiting for many healthcare services. Having a state-of-the-art wait list and backlog management system complements these efforts for all patients including those waiting for surgery, medical imaging, mental health and addictions, diabetes, and other healthcare services.

Novari Health’s innovative and unique access to care technologies are live and being implemented at hospitals and regional health authorities in Canada and Australia. The Novari access to care platform helps improve access to care, wait times, and drive efficiencies for patients accessing a wide variety of health care services including surgery, mental health & addictions, diabetes, cardiac, medical imaging, etc.

“Switching to the Novari ATC system will improve how surgery bookings are managed and prioritized at North York General and contribute to a safe and smooth experience for our patients. By providing real-time data, this system will enable us to continuously evaluate and improve our wait time performance.” Dr. Peter Stotland, Interim Chief of Surgery at North York General Hospital 

“Introducing advanced technology to help ensure timely access to surgeries is another way North York General is delivering exceptional patient care to our communities. Through our Digital Health Strategy, we are modernizing digital services and infrastructure to support clinicians and improve patients’ quality of life and care experience.” – Duska Kennedy, Vice President, Strategy, Digital Health and Chief Digital Officer at North York General Hospital

John Sinclair

“North York General Hospital has long been an established leader in leveraging digital technologies to efficiently improve care. It is very rewarding for the team at Novari to have NYGH expand its use of our access to care software platform including tight integration with the Oracle (Cerner) clinical hospital information system.” – John Sinclair, CPHIMS-CA, President, Novari Health

About North York General Hospital
NYGH is a top-ranked academic community hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto that provides high-quality acute, ambulatory, and long-term care to approximately half a million people across seven sites in one of Toronto’s most diverse and rapidly growing areas. NYGH also treats patients from across the GTA and beyond who are referred to us for specialized care and is the number one community academic hospital in Canada as recognized by Newsweek Magazine for five consecutive years.

About Novari Health
Novari Health designs, builds, and implements award-winning enterprise scale solutions that improve access to care, coordination of care, and the delivery of healthcare services. Headquartered in Canada, with offices in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, Novari is one of the fastest growing digital health solution providers. ISO 27001 certified, Novari Health is a Microsoft Partner, with software solutions hosted on Microsoft Azure’s global network of data centres.  

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