eCTAS launches at Ross Memorial

Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay is the first hospital in Ontario to go live with the Electronic Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale.

The system launched Tuesday, and is an electronic triage decision support system, designed by emergency departments across Ontario.

It is expected to improve patient safety and quality of care, ensuring patients are assigned n accurate CTAS level in a consistent manner.

It's expected that 90 percent of Ontario Emergency departments will be using the system by next year.