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Electronic Patient Record (EPR) project

When Unity Health Toronto established our first strategic plan in 2019, we committed to transforming our digital and physical infrastructure to provide the best care experiences for our patients, families and community members. A key step in this work is planning and implementing a network-wide electronic patient record (EPR) system that supports multiple care environments, from home to hospital and community.

Unity Health is pleased to share that we’ve signed a contract with Epic Systems, a leading health care software company, to help build and implement our new EPR system. This decision was made following an extensive procurement process that involved over 500 staff, physicians, learners and patient and family partners from across the organization.

This project marks an important milestone in our integration journey and sets the digital foundation for clinical transformation and advanced analytics across Unity Health.

To learn more about the EPR project at Unity Health, please see below. Thank you to our patients, families and community members for your support and patience throughout this project.

When will the project be completed?

Unity Health is currently in the pre-implementation phase of the project. We’ve signed a contract with Epic Systems and are working to complete the pre-implementation plan. We anticipate a go-live date in late 2024 or early 2025.

How do I join the EPR project team?

Unity Health is recruiting for a number of roles on our EPR project team. Please see the EPR recruitment page and submit an application as desired. For more information on working at Unity Health, please visit the Employment Opportunities page.

Where can I learn more about the project?

This page will be updated regularly to reflect project changes and advancements. Please check back for new information. You can also review the resources below to learn more about the project so far:

If you have any questions, please visit the Contact Us page.

Last updated June 01, 2023