Epic Digital Health Information System 

What is Epic? 

Epic is a powerful digital health information system that uses the latest technology to securely store, organize, and access patient records. Simply put, patients will get better access to their own health information and more seamless care from their providers. 

Epic replaces the current hospital information systems made up of multiple electronic and paper-based systems containing different parts of a patient’s health record. It gives each patient’s care team the information they need at their fingertips. 


WDMH launched Epic on November 5th and is now part of a digital network of nine hospitals in the Ottawa region using the world-class health information system:

  • Deep River & District Hospital
  • Hawkesbury and District General Hospital
  • Renfrew Victoria Hospital
  • St. Francis Memorial Hospital
  • The Ottawa Hospital
  • The Ottawa Hospital Academic Family Health Team
  • The University of Ottawa Heart Institute 


As we introduce Epic, you may notice slightly longer wait times as staff and physicians get used to a new system. Thank you for your patience. 


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MyChart is a secure, online patient portal that makes it easy for you to access your health information from anywhere, at any time, and at no cost. Using MyChart can help you to manage and engage in your health care.


Patients can now access information and results from any of the above healthcare partner facilities. 


Learn more about MyChart and how to sign up