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OC 734/2010 - Renaming of the Saskatchewan Health Information Network to eHealth Saskatchewan, Board of Directors Membership Changes and Articulate the Mandate (Minister of Health/Minister Responsible for Crown Investments Corporation)
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Title: Renaming of the Saskatchewan Health Information Network to eHealth Saskatchewan, Board of Directors Membership Changes and Articulate the Mandate

Minister: Minister of Health and Minister Responsible for Crown Investments Corporation

Summary: Orders:

(a) that Your Honour’s Order 581/1997, dated August 19, 1997 be amended as follows:

    (i) in clause (a), by striking out “Saskatchewan Health Information Network” and substituting “eHealth Saskatchewan”;
    (ii) in clause (f), by striking out “The Public Service Act” and substituting “The Public Service Act, 1998”;
    (iii) in clause (h) by striking out “$500,000” and substituting “$1,000,000”; and
    (iv) by striking out clause (j) and substituting the following:
      (j) prescribing the following as the objects and purposes that the corporation shall meet:

        (i) to lead Saskatchewan Electronic Health Record (EHR) planning and strategy for the Province of Saskatchewan;
        (ii) to procure, implement, own, operate or manage the Saskatchewan EHR and the associated provincial components and infrastructure;
        (iii) where appropriate, to procure, implement, own, operate or manage other health information systems for the benefit of the Province of Saskatchewan;
        (iv) to facilitate improved health provider and patient access and use of electronic health information for the purpose of enhancing the delivery of health care services in the Province;
        (v) to establish the provincial health information and technology standards necessary for connecting local electronic health information systems to the Saskatchewan EHR and associated provincial components and infrastructure;
        (vi) to work and cooperate with regional health authorities, other health care organizations, providers, other organizations providing related services as agents, contractors or partners in health information systems and the public in the development and delivery of the Saskatchewan EHR and where appropriate, other health information systems;
        (vii) to provide data stewardship for the Saskatchewan Electronic Health Record and where appropriate, other health information systems and databases, including, without limitation:
          (a) administering the rules for EHR data collection, use and disclosure;
          (b) establishing and administrating provincial standards to protect the quality, confidentiality and security of EHR data;
          (c) protecting the EHR data as a strategic resource; and
          (d) acting as trustee and information manager for Saskatchewan EHR databases and services;
        (viii) to pursue consistent funding for the Saskatchewan Electronic Health Record, and where appropriate, other health information systems from all available sources, including, without limitation, Canada Health Infoway Inc. and to be accountable for the spending of such funds.
(b) that the following persons are appointed as members of the Board of Directors of eHealth Saskatchewan to serve at please for a term not to exceed the date set out opposite his or her name:
    Duane Mombourquette, Regina Two years from the date of this Order
    David Fan, North Battleford Three years from the date of this Order
    Scott Livingstone, Regina Three years from the date of this Order
    Jim Rhode, Saskatoon Two years from the date of this Order
    Dr. Milo Fink, Regina Two years from the date of this Order
(c) that Mr. David Fan, North Battleford is designated as Vice-Chairperson of the Board of Directors of eHealth Saskatchewan; and

(d) that as a consequence of the above, the following persons constitute the membership of the Board of Directors of eHealth Saskatchewan to serve at pleasure for a term not exceeding the date set out opposite his or her name:
    William (Max) Hendricks,
    White City, Chairperson
    December 31, 2011
    David Fan, North Battleford
    Vice-Chairperson
    Three years from the date of this Order
    Duane Mombourquette, Regina Two years from the date of this Order
    Scott Livingstone, Regina Three years from the date of this Order
    Jim Rhode, Saskatoon Two years from the date of this Order
    Dr. Milo Fink, Regina Two years from the date of this Order

See: The Crown Corporations Act, 1993, sections 14 and 23





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