Accentus Inc.

Accentus Inc.

September 22, 2010 13:59 ET

Accentus Transcription Solutions Score High Marks with Central Ontario Healthcare Procurement Alliance (COHPA) Partners

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 22, 2010) - Accentus Inc. announced three deployments of its Transcription Solutions with major healthcare organizations; York Central Hospital, Southlake Regional Health Centre, and Stevenson Memorial Hospital.

Accentus Transcription Solutions provide clients with a complete end-to-end service bringing together a highly qualified team of transcription and business professionals to execute and manage the transcription workflow and the latest transcription technologies and applications offered in a fully outsourced SaaS or software-as-a-service model.

"The contract for transcription services went through our full competitive bidding process, adhering to Ontario's Supply Chain Guidelines," said Mark Scullino, Director, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement for Central Ontario Healthcare Procurement Alliance (COHPA). "We are pleased to say that this process has resulted in the contract being awarded to a company that meets all the criteria set out in the RFP and provides our partners with a valuable service."

The multi-year contract will see Accentus handle a combined total of up to 1 million minutes or 10 million lines of transcription per year for York Central Hospital, Southlake Regional Health Centre, and Stevenson Memorial Hospital.

"Accentus offered us a complete turn-key solution," said Diane Salois-Swallow, Chief Information Officer, York Central Hospital and Southlake Regional Health Centre. "Partnering with Accentus allows us to continue providing our doctors with the best quality transcription available, gain voice recognition efficiencies, increase productivity, all within a secure, cost-effective, resilient and highly scalable outsourced infrastructure."

Accentus Transcription Solutions are increasingly becoming a key choice for healthcare organizations, health authorities, and local health integration networks (LHINs) looking to outsource transcription services and technology in order to reduce administrative overhead, eliminate on-site technology maintenance costs and data center fees, while maintaining access to the most current voice, text, and speech recognition technologies available.


The Central Ontario Healthcare Procurement Alliance (COHPA) is a shared services organization that provides integrated supply chain management services to its six member hospitals in the Central, Central East and North Simcoe Muskoka LHINs. A not-for-profit organization, COHPA has generated approximately $3.9 million in savings for its customer hospitals through strategic supply chain management and procurement. 

For more information on York Central Hospital, please visit 

For more information on Southlake Regional Health Centre, please visit 

For more information on Stevenson Memorial Hospital, please visit

About Accentus Inc.

Accentus is Canada's leading provider of medical transcription solutions for the creation of electronic health records. Many of the leading hospitals and hundreds of medical clinics and independent physicians across Canada rely on Accentus to capture accurate and timely patient health information. Combining state-of-the-art technology, industry knowledge, and value-add services, Accentus, delivers industry leading outsourced or co-sourced medical transcription solutions based on a pay-per-use business model. Accentus Enterprise Services meet the needs of hospitals and large clinics and Accentus MD, is a hospital calibre transcription service specifically tailored to meet the needs of individual doctors and group practices. Accentus was founded in 2001, is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and privately funded.

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