Electronic Medical Records

Electronic Medical Records

An Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is a practice-based computer application that enables longitudinal collection of patient information. Currently, close to 1,300 physicians in Nova Scotia are using an EMR in their practice. 

Two EMR vendors (TELUS Health Solution Inc. and QHR Technologies) provide EMR solutions for Nova Scotia physicians.

TELUS Health Solutions Inc. 

TELUS Health Solutions currently markets and supports the Med Access EMR in Nova Scotia.

Med Access

Med Access is a web-based, highly configurable EMR that adapts to individual clinic and user preferences and work styles supporting ready integration into a clinical practice. Med Access is deployed across Canada with settings ranging from solo practices to medical schools to province-wide EMR collaboratives.

QHR Technologies

AccuroEMR is developed and supported by QHR Technologies, which is part of Loblaw Companies Ltd. AccuroEMR offers physicians a full suite of medical software, provides cloud-based electronic medical records, and clinic and patient management modules. Accuro is a flexible EMR system that is easily configured to support the unique workflows of each provider and clinic.

Funding for EMRs

The current Physician Agreement provides financial assistance to physicians who implement and operate EMRs. Click here for more information about EMR funding.

Are you looking for support or are you interested in adopting an EMR?

Reach out to DNS

Doctors Nova Scotia’s EMR advisors can give you guidance and advice about all aspects of EMRs, including funding support. 

For technical support, reach out to EMR vendors:

TELUS Health Solutions
Shawn Bellefleur
Atlantic Regional Manager, Business Enablement
506-866-7591 (cell)

QHR Technologies
Please direct all inquires to:
1-866-454-4681 or