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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. 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.

Information Management provides health information and analytics which enable evidence-based decision making to ensure a sustainable health care system for Ontario.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2012-13

Estimates
2011-12

Difference
Between
2012-13
and
2011-12

Actual
2010-11

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 eHealth and Information Management 481,745,000 491,202,700 (9,457,700) 470,547,089
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 481,745,000 491,202,700 (9,457,700) 470,547,089
  Total Operating Expense 481,745,000 491,202,700 (9,457,700) 470,547,089
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
2 eHealth and Information Management 121,727,100 90,001,000 31,726,100 26,788,200
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 121,727,100 90,001,000 31,726,100 26,788,200
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 413,000 413,000 - 328,456
  Total Statutory Appropriations 413,000 413,000 - 328,456
  Total Capital Expense 122,140,100 90,414,000 31,726,100 27,116,656


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     12,258,100
  Employee benefits     1,919,900
  Transportation and communication     664,600
  Services     18,888,300
  Supplies and equipment     720,500
  Transfer payments      
     eHealth Ontario   376,593,000  
     Information Technology Programs   52,492,000  
     Health System Information Management   18,208,600 447,293,600
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     481,745,000
  Total Operating Expense for eHealth and Information Management Program     481,745,000
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
1403-2 eHealth and Information Management      
  Transfer payments      
     eHealth Ontario Capital     121,726,100
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     121,727,100
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     413,000
  Total Capital Expense for eHealth and Information Management Program     122,140,100