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March 26, 2009 13:41 ET

Canada's Largest Medical Clinic Selects Practice Solutions as Trusted Vendor

Half-million patient records to be managed by CMA's EMR software company

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 26, 2009) - The Oshawa Clinic, Canada's largest multi-specialty medical group practice, has selected Practice Solutions as its clinical management system vendor.

More than 250 Oshawa Clinic users, including 115 general practitioners and surgeons, will be using the software across three geographic locations.

"This is an incredibly large and important undertaking and we wanted assurance that the solution we chose would be around for the long term," says Harry Horricks, CEO, Oshawa Clinic. "After reviewing the various EMR solutions available, Practice Solutions came out on top as the most trustworthy company, with a solid and user-friendly software package. We are excited to complete this installation so we can leverage the features of the EMR to continue improving our high level of health care to our patients."

It is estimated that the Oshawa Clinic's solution will support almost half a million patient records at the time of implementation and that volume will continue to increase in the years to come.

"We are excited to be able to provide the Oshawa Clinic our latest EMR product. Over the past couple of years we have invested heavily in research and development, which now offers us the opportunity to provide industry-leading solutions for all healthcare facilities, regardless of size and specialty," says Rob Thorpe, President, Practice Solutions Software.

Powered by Oracle, Practice Solutions® software provides a fully scalable solution. It is the only practice software backed by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), offering a full software suite, including billing, scheduling and EMR, along with the new® Health Portal. This new Health Portal features secure messaging, a health library and Health Metric tools such as blood pressure, asthma, weight tracker and diabetes tool; all designed for improving health outcomes and chronic disease management.

Ontario(MD)'s latest reports on identify Practice Solutions' market share at 46.4 per cent- extending the gap significantly among other EMR vendors, with the next highest market share reported at 9.4 per cent.

About the Oshawa Clinic

Since 1927, the Oshawa Clinic has been providing quality health services to families in the Durham Region. Over this period, the group has grown into the largest medical group practice in Canada (currently 110+ doctors). For more information about the Oshawa Clinic, visit

About Practice Solutions

Practice Solutions is the leading provider of end-to-end technology and practice management solutions for Canadian physicians, which includes CMS, consulting services, educational seminars, billing services, lease financing, physician web portals, and publishing of physician and patientoriented magazines. Practice Solutions is headquartered in Ottawa and employs more than 160 professionals, with offices across Canada.

For more information about Practice Solutions, visit, call 1 800 361-9151 or email ® Trademark of the Canadian Medical Association, used under licence.

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