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Medical Records Technology Advances With Clinisys EMR Partnership


From Media Release


(Edmonton, Alberta) - Clinisys EMR Inc., (Clinisys) an Edmonton-based Health Data Analytics and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) solutions provider announced today it will be working with Microsoft Canada (Microsoft) to bring cloud solutions that will benefit the patient population across Canada and allow Clinisys EMR to expand its reach across Canada, and globally.


Clinisys enables cloud-based solutions that help empower and inform doctors, nurses, and all front-line health workers so that they in turn can provide better, timely, and more effective healthcare. Through this alliance Clinisys will be able to eliminate the need for physical servers and infrastructure by levering Microsoft’s Cloud platform, Azure. This will not only help Clinisys scale and grow faster but will also provide world-class security to storing patient information while meeting regulatory compliance standards. Clinisys is also working with Microsoft Canada’s Dynamics team, leveraging the functionalities of Dynamics 365 to further evolve Clinisys’ practice management and EMR solution.


Mehadi Sayed, Clinisys President and CEO says, “We are excited to be working with a global leader and are confident that this collaboration will provide exciting opportunities to grow local talent.  It will allow us to bring innovative health ICT products to local and international markets and ultimately improve the provision of healthcare services.”


“At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more,” said Harpreet Girn, General Manager Sales, SMB at Microsoft Canada. “We are very excited to be working with companies like Clinisys, as we are helping to digitally transform the Canadian healthcare sector and are unlocking new opportunities for better patient care.”


“The economy of the next 30 years will be very different than the economy of the last 30 years,” says Deron Bilous, Alberta Minister of Economic Development and Trade.  “Alberta businesses like Clinisys are leading the way in diversifying our economy and creating new jobs. At the same time their commitment to improving patient treatment, is making life better and healthier for Alberta families.”


“Microsoft’s investment in Clinisys demonstrates the advanced technological expertise found in our province,” says Laura Kilcrease, Alberta Innovates CEO. “Alberta Innovates is proud to support Clinisys, who has clearly shown that our investment has produced results. Alberta Innovates Entrepreneurial Investments programs are focused on producing outcomes that promote diversity in the economy and help create high skilled jobs.”


Microsoft will support Clinisys EMR Inc. to reach national and international markets through the provision of systems infrastructure and global marketing expertise. This new partnership will create growth opportunities for Clinisys, create high quality jobs in Alberta and contribute to diversification of the provincial economy.



About Microsoft Canada.: Established in 1985, Microsoft Canada Inc. is the Canadian subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq "MSFT") the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft Canada provides nationwide sales, marketing, consulting and local support services in both French and English. Headquartered in Mississauga, Microsoft Canada has nine regional offices across the country dedicated to empowering innovation, prosperity and security through great software - any time, any place and on any device. For more information on Microsoft Canada, please visit


About Clinisys EMR Inc.:  The head office of Clinisys EMR Inc. is located in Edmonton, Alberta Canada, with satellite operations in the provinces of Ontario, Manitoba and British Columbia.

Clinisys EMR Inc. currently provides electronic medical record and health data analytics solutions to physician clinics and hospitals in four Canadian provinces.  Clinisys EMR was currently certified under the new Manitoba EMR Certification process.


About Alberta Innovates:  Alberta Innovates delivers 21st century solutions to the most compelling challenges Albertans face. Building on our province’s strengths in environment, energy, health, food, fibre and emerging technology sectors, we work with our partners to diversify Alberta’s economy, improve our environmental performance, and enhance our well-being.


Through Alberta Innovates you can access technical expertise, the opportunity to establish new partnerships, and secure funding that will catalyze innovation. We support a broad range of research and innovation activity – from discovery to application.


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Dwayne Brunner 
Manager, Media Relations
Alberta Innovates



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