ROAM, authorized healthcare workers in New Brunswick can securely
access any health system in the province from any location
and SAINT JOHN, NB - June 2, 2009 - The province is teaming up
with partners to provide health-care professionals with better
and faster access to medical information.
Minister Michael Murphy announced on Monday that new specialty
software had recently been integrated with IT systems in New Brunswick’s
regional hospitals and other health-care facilities.
all provincial health-care workers with a single secure access
portal to provincial health information systems represents a significant
modernization of our health system,” said Murphy. “This
is a significant milestone in our One Patient One Record project,
and further ensures the consistent delivery of care, regardless
of the patient’s location.”
The access portal is supported by AnyWare Group’s ROAM platform.
In addition to improving working conditions for health-care professionals,
it will better protect
patient privacy by providing to New Brunswick’s health-care
professionals secure remote access to all of the province’s
health information systems.
officials said that this innovative project will have an impact
on the overall efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the system.
a single common secure infrastructure across the province’s
entire health-care system
provides cost savings for the province, and a consistent experience
for health-care workers,” said Gordon Gilman, CEO of FacilicorpNB.
“This project is a result of excellent teamwork and collaboration
between the regional health authorities, the Department of Health
portal will increase the efficiency of the health-care system
by allowing clinicians to devote more time to patients, and improve
patient safety. Health
officials also mentioned the portal’s impact on innovation
and cost-effectiveness, thereby lowering health-care expenditures
and reducing wait times.
Group is pleased to be supporting New Brunswick’s iHER (interoperable
electronic health record) initiative,” said Robert Lalonde,
AnyWare Group Inc. CEO. “Providing a single secure remote
access point for all health-care workers across the province makes
New Brunswick a North American leader in e-health.”
launch of the ROAM platform
follows the introduction of government legislation designed to
protect personal health information and privacy.
AnyWare Group is the leading remote access solution provider for
hospitals and healthcare organizations. AnyWare Group's award-winning
ROAM Platform enables clientless remote access to all applications
from any device (PCs and Macs) without requiring the management
of users' computers. Through the ROAM portal, organizations present
all relevant applications to authorized users, when and where
required. More information is available at www.AnyWareGroup.com.
For more information:
Communications, Department of Health
Province of New Brunswick