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Ecredentialling Solution

Since its inception, the NWHA mission has been to facilitate collaboration among health service
providers in order to improve the delivery of health care for patients in Northwestern Ontario.
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Ecredentialling Solutions

Professional staff credentialing across Northwestern Ontario has been moving through a significant transformation over the course of the last 2 years. The E Credentialing Project, initiated back in 2010, was originally funded by the North West Local Health Integration Network (NW LHIN) as a means to automate and standardize the credentialing function across Northwestern Ontario. Through an electronic application process, professional staff including Physicians, Dentists, Midwives, Nurse Practitioners and RN-EC’s., now have the ability to submit applications for appointment and annual reappointment each year. The primary goal of the initiative has been to fulfill the requirement to standardize and automate the application process of appointment and reappointment for privileges across independent hospital facilities; each having their own respective hospital Board, Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) and credentialing office