If you are planning to move to EMR and also considering the funding available through Ontario MD to assist you with the move, then you should pay close attention to the number of funding positions available through Ontario MD. The funding is running out quickly and there are no indications of future funding availability from Ontario MD.
The following table will show you how many positions are open for funding. Also will show you the number of applications in the pipeline. This information was updated to the public by Ontario MD on January 31, 2013.
|Primary Care Physicians||Specialist Physicians||Total|
|Funding Agreements Signed||6,767||2,665||9,432|
|Funding Positions Available||1,148||310||1,458|
|Applications in Progress||295||284||579|
|Application Positions Available||853||26||879|
Ontario MD launched the EMR Adoption program to increase the number of Ontario physicians using funding eligible EMR offerings. Ontario MD receives the funding from eHealth Ontario which sets Ontario electronic health mandate.