Current Ontario EMR Specifications


 


EMR Specification Title

Specification Documents

Publication Status

Spec

Change Log

Core EMR Specification v4.2 FINAL (April 1, 2015)

Baseline Requirements

Data Portability

Data Sharing

 
 
 
 

 
 
 

FINAL

FINAL

FINAL

FINAL

EMR - OLIS Specification v4.2 FINAL (April 1, 2015) 
 
FINAL
EMR - HRM Specification v4.2 FINAL (April 1, 2015) 
 
FINAL
EMR - CDM Specification v4.2 FINAL (April 1, 2015) 
 
FINAL

 

XML Schema Documents

XSD Files

Publication Status

CDS XML Schema Definition v1.1.2 (April 1, 2015) 
FINAL
CDS XML - Data Types v1.1.2 (April 1, 2015) 
FINAL
HRM XML Schema Definition v1.1.2 (August 14, 2013) 
FINAL
HRM XML - Data Types v1.1.2 (August 14, 2013) 
FINAL

 

EMR Specification Reference Documents

Reference Document

Publication Status

EMR Data Dictionary v4.2 FINAL (April 1, 2015) 
FINAL
EMR Code Table Specification v4.2 FINAL (April 1, 2015) 
FINAL
OntarioMD HRM EMR Connectivity Requirements (January 31, 2011) 
FINAL
Server Hardening Checklist (January 31, 2011) 
FINAL


Draft EMR Specifications

The following EMR specifications are considered draft and expected to be used in future validation processes to support certification or specialist accreditation of an EMR offering. 

Specification Name

Version

Publication Date

EMR Core Data Set

5.0

June 10, 2017

EMR Hosting

(For Hosted EMR offerings Only)

1.0

June 10, 2017

EMR Data Migration

5.0

June 10, 2017

EMR OLIS

4.3

June 10, 2017

EMR HRM

4.3

June 10, 2017

Primary Care EMR Baseline Requirements

5.0

June 10, 2017

EMR Chronic Disease Management

4.3

June 10, 2017



Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) Guidelines

The zip files below contain guidelines provided by the MOHLTC which may be helpful to EMR vendors. Most guidelines are in Adobe Acrobat format. There is also an HTML file in each zip file listing links to additional online resources. Each zip file contains a text file that provides a listing of the latest document and link additions. Please check back regularly for updates.

Several functional requirements refer to MOHLTC Guidelines. Information required to meet these ministry-set guidelines are available through various sources including:


 

Ontario Regulation

Ontario Regulation 114/94 (Medicine Act, 1991)


 

CPSO Medical Records Policy

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario's (CPSO) Policy on Medical Records.


For more information, email emr@ontariomd.com.