Terra Nova

Terra Nova

July 18, 2012 09:00 ET

Health Sciences North Signs Multi-Year Contract With Terra Nova for Clinical Documentation Services

Ontario Hospital System Outsources Transcription and Speech Editing Services to New Vendor

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR AND TAMPA, FLORIDA--(Marketwire - July 18, 2012) - Health Sciences North (HSN), has selected Terra Nova as their outsourced clinical documentation partner. HSN, a major healthcare provider based in Sudbury, Ontario, selected Terra Nova based on the company's proven performance for delivering high-quality work while meeting all turnaround requirements. Terra Nova is providing HSN with complete transcription and speech recognition editing services.

Terra Nova provides clinical documentation services to hospital and clinic facilities in Canada and the Unites States. The company has enjoyed steady year-over-year growth and the contract award from Health Sciences North adds another premiere facility to its diverse customer list.

"We are seeing more and more Canadian hospitals outsourcing transcription services. This new partnership is very exciting for us and we look forward to supporting their needs for many years to come," said Maria French, Founder and CEO of Terra Nova. "By delivering cost-effective solutions, streamlining workflow and providing quality documentation, we have been afforded the opportunity to work with many best-in-class facilities such as Health Sciences North."

"The contract for outsourced transcription services went through our full competitive bidding process, adhering to Ontario's Supply Chain guidelines," said Sandra Duhamel, Director of Decision Support and Reporting of Health Sciences North. We are pleased to say that this process has resulted in the contract being awarded to the company that met all the criteria set out in the RFP. We chose Terra Nova because we believe they will be the right partner to help improve efficiency in our organization."

Terra Nova has assigned a dedicated team of certified medical transcriptionists, account managers, and IT support staff to manage the requirements of HSN. The company achieves an impressive accuracy rate of more than 99 percent on all accounts.

About Terra Nova:

Terra Nova is a leading provider of quality clinical documentation solutions to healthcare facilities throughout Canada and the United States, operating since 2001. Terra Nova offers full solutions for technology, speech recognition editing, and transcription, assisting clients move toward implementation of an electronic health record.

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