E-HEALTH AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM - VOTE 1403

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E-HEALTH AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM - VOTE 1403

e-Health ensures that information and information technology are used to improve and modernize Ontario's health care system, and to improve the quality of and access to health care services. Health System Information Management provides health information which enables evidence-based decision-making for a sustainable health care system in Ontario. Smart Systems for Health Agency provides the information infrastructure required to facilitate the secure electronic communication and exchange of personal information among Ontario's health care providers and supports the Ministry's e-Health initiatives.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2008-09

Estimates
2007-08

Difference
Between
2008-09
and
2007-08

Actual
2006-07

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 e-Health and Information Management 522,847,000 298,506,000 224,341,000 156,930,074
  Total Including Special Warrants 522,847,000 298,506,000 224,341,000 156,930,074
Less: Special Warrants - 46,173,900 (46,173,900) -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 522,847,000 252,332,100 270,514,900 156,930,074
Special Warrants - 46,173,900 (46,173,900) -
  Total Operating Expense 522,847,000 298,506,000 224,341,000 156,930,074



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
1403-1 e-Health and Information Management      
  Salaries and wages     11,540,400
  Employee benefits     1,800,000
  Transportation and communication     3,427,100
  Services     91,719,800
  Supplies and equipment     3,335,300
  Transfer payments      
     Smart Systems for Health   205,988,700  
     e-Health   184,067,500  
     Health System Information Management   20,968,200 411,024,400
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     522,847,000
  Total Operating Expense for e-Health and Information Management Program     522,847,000