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Electronic Health Records for Patients – WAHA NEON Group

Meditech Health Information System – WAHA’s Electronic Health Record for Patients

Meditech is a Health Information Management System used at all of Weeneebayko Area Health Authority clinical and non clinical sites, and departments since November 2013. When Meditech was introduced at WAHA, the organization became part of the North Eastern Ontario Network (NEON), which consists of 22 hospital partners and 3 independent Health Facilities serving residents in North Eastern Ontario.

NEON’s Goal is to eventually have one integrated Health Record used by all of the partner organizations, this means that one chart would follow the patient as services are received at any of the NEON group partner organizations.

WAHA currently uses some of the following NEON Meditech Clinical Services and is hopeful to add more services in the coming years:
Patient Registration
Imaging and Therapeutic services
Health Information Management

A listing of the NEON organizations is found below:

Anson General Hospital, Iroquois Falls ON ( joined 2008 )
Bingham Memorial Hospital, Matheson ON ( joined 2008 )
Blind River District Health Center, Blind River ON ( joined 2009 )
Chapleau Health Services, Chapleau ON ( joined 1999 )
Englehart District Hospital, Englehart ON ( joined 1999 )
Espanola General Hospital, Espanola ON ( joined 2009 )
Hôpital Notre Dame, Hearst ON ( joined 2009 )
Health Sciences North/Horizon Santé-Nord (HSN), Sudbury ON ( joined 1999 )
Hôpital de Mattawa Hospital, Mattawa ON ( joined 2013 )
Hornepayne Community Hospital, Hornepayne ON ( joined 2009 )
Kirkland and District Hospital, Kirkland Lake ON ( joined 1999 )
Lady Dunn District Health Centre, Wawa ON ( joined 2006 )
Lady Minto Hospital, Cochrane ON ( joined 2008 )
Manitoulin Health Centre, Mindemoya and Little Current ON ( joined 2009 )
Sensenbrenner Hospital, Kapuskasing ON ( joined 2009 )
Smooth Rock Falls Hospital, Smooth Rock Falls ON ( joined 2003 )
St Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre, Sudbury ON ( joined 2009 )
St Joseph General Hospital, Elliot Lake ON ( joined 2005 )
Temiskaming Hospital, Temiskaming Shores ON ( joined 1999 )
Timmins & District Hospital, Timmins ON ( joined 1999 )
Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA), Moose Factory ON ( joined 2013 )
West Nipissing General Hospital – Hôpital général de Nipissing Ouest, Sturgeon Falls ON ( joined 2013 )

For more information on the NEON group, please visit