It is encouraging to witness successes of other Canadian Epic clients.
Mackenzie Health (Toronto GMA in Ontario) launched just over a year ago, summer of 2017. They have since attained stage 6/7 in most areas and now have reached the coveted 7/7 EMRAM recognition in ER and ICU.
The EMRAM program is run by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). The program scores hospitals around the world on the effectiveness and capabilities of their Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system. Stage 7 certification indicates that the hospital has achieved a near paperless environment and supports optimized patient care through the use of technology.