Alidade Group and Mackenzie Innovation Institute Announce Partnership: Focus to Create HIT Talent for the Canadian Healthcare Market
(MARCH 4 - ONTARIO, CANADA)
Alidade Group, a healthcare IT (HIT) advisory and workforce solutions organization, and Mackenzie Innovation Institute (Mi²), a collaborative fostering the use of technology to improve patient outcomes, have announced a partnership to create sustainable access to local Canadian HIT expertise.
“The pace of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) adoption by Canadian healthcare providers is accelerating, and the need for Epic expertise is now more critical than ever before,” said Richard Tam, Chief Financial Officer, Mi². “By partnering with Alidade Group, we’re excited to help Canadian hospitals to build stronger internal teams with the experience necessary to assist with Epic implementation and optimization projects.”
Alidade Group and Mi² are partnering to address the future need for HIT solutions in Canada. By combining Alidade Group’s team building and consulting experience with Mi²’s Canadian operational knowledge and system management processes, the two organizations are committed to creating a cost-effective approach to developing high performing HIT teams. The partnership will provide access to Canadian Epic expertise with experience working in the HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7/Davies Enterprise Designation environment. Together, the organizations will also be offering Epic Application Support Services to enable health systems the ability to scale and sustain a local resource team.
“Alidade Group recognized the opportunity to partner with an organization that has access to Epic’s Canadian foundation build,” said Tony Catalano, Managing Partner, Alidade Group. “Our partnership with Mi² is designed to advance the future of patient care through sustainable innovation and operational efficiency.”