Members of our healthcare teams across the hospital will have faster access to all our patient's medical information at WCH, when they need it most. While patients may experience slightly longer wait times for your appointments as we introduce this new system, it will result in safer, higher quality care. We thank you for your patience.
If you have questions or concerns about your privacy or how your information is used, please contact the WCH Privacy Office at 416-323-7702.
What is the aEPR?
aEPR refers to an ambulatory electronic patient record. It is a computer based patient health record that is shared across healthcare teams at WCH.
Why are we implementing this new system?
It will improve the quality of care we provide to our patients by giving your healthcare providers access to timely and complete information.
What are the benefits of this new system?
Benefits of WCH’s aEPR include:
Is the system secure? How will my privacy be maintained?
Women’s College Hospital adheres to the highest levels of patient privacy regulations. We are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of all personal health information, whether written, verbal, electronic, photographic or stored on any other medium. WCH’s aEPR is very secure. To ensure patient confidentiality, the electronic record is password protected and each user requires a login. It also has multiple layers of security, meaning that only authorized users can access all parts of your record.