Wolf Medical Systems Welcomes Confirmation of Release of $380 Million Towards Funding of EMR Adoption in Canada

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Canada Health Infoway’s new “Knowing is Better” campaign helps create awareness and support for adoption of EMR among Canadian patients

Wolf Medical Systems, a leading national provider of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) software for physician offices and medical clinics across Canada, enthusiastically welcomes confirmation that seventy-six percent of the five hundred million dollars allocated to Canada Health Infoway in the Federal Government’s 2010 budget will be allocated to the funding of EMR adoption.

Canada Health Infoway is a not-for-profit corporation created in 2001 to facilitate the adoption of EMR in Canada. Infoway collaborates with funding programs instituted by the various Provinces and Territories to advance the use of Electronic Medical Records by the physician community across the country.

“This latest funding confirmation by Canada Health Infoway will further propel the tremendous momentum in physician adoption of Wolf Medical Systems’ EMR solution,” stated Dr. Brendan Byrne, President and CEO. “The growth potential of the EMR market is very exciting considering only thirty-seven percent of physicians in Canada are currently users of EMR technology.”

About Wolf Medical Systems
Wolf Medical Systems is a leading national provider of electronic medical records (EMR) software for physician offices and medical clinics across Canada. Founded in 1998, the company has hundreds of installed sites supporting thousands of physicians and allied healthcare users across Canada. Wolf's EMR software includes a complete set of physician-designed applications that automate the unique processes of billing, scheduling, workflow planning, chronic disease management and clinical practice for physician offices and medical clinics within the context of each province's unique regulatory environments. For more information on Wolf Medical Systems, visit http://www.wolfmedical.com.

About Canada Health Infoway
Infoway is an independent not-for-profit corporation created by Canada’s First Ministers in 2001 to foster and accelerate the development and adoption of electronic health record (EHR) systems with compatible standards and communications technologies. Funded by the Government of Canada, Infoway works with the country’s ten provinces and three territories to implement private, secure EHR systems, enabling best practices and successful projects in one region to be shared or replicated in other regions. For further information, please visit http://www.infoway-inforoute.ca

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