eHEALTH AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM - VOTE 1403

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eHEALTH AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM - VOTE 1403

eHealth 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. In 2008, the government announced the formation of eHealth Ontario, an operational agency, to integrate the leadership and functions of the Smart Systems for Health Agency and the eHealth program delivery. eHealth Ontario 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 eHealth initiatives.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Difference
Between
2009-10
and
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE  
1 eHealth and Information Management 497,527,500 459,537,900 37,989,600 272,094,800
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 497,527,500 459,537,900 37,989,600 272,094,800
  Total Operating Expense 497,527,500 459,537,900 37,989,600 272,094,800
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
2 eHealth and Information Management 272,771,200 74,894,400 197,876,800 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 272,771,200 74,894,400 197,876,800 -
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 103,000 - 103,000 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 103,000 - 103,000 -
  Total Capital Expense 272,874,200 74,894,400 197,979,800 -
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
3 eHealth and Information Management 4,127,000 - 4,127,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 4,127,000 - 4,127,000 -
  Total Capital Assets 4,127,000 - 4,127,000 -



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE  
1403-1 eHealth and Information Management      
  Salaries and wages     11,838,600
  Employee benefits     1,849,800
  Transportation and communication     7,225,200
  Services     156,179,800
  Supplies and equipment     9,210,100
  Transfer payments      
     eHealth Ontario   223,821,600  
     Information Technology Programs   64,317,600  
     Health System Information Management   23,084,800 311,224,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     497,527,500
  Total Operating Expense for eHealth and Information Management Program     497,527,500
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
1403-2 eHealth and Information Management      
  Transfer payments      
     eHealth Ontario Capital     272,770,200
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     272,771,200
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     103,000
  Total Capital Expense for eHealth and Information Management Program     272,874,200
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
1403-3 eHealth and Information Management      
  Business application software     4,127,000
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     4,127,000
  Total Capital Assets for eHealth and Information Management Program     4,127,000