We work with our member libraries to help health care providers gain access to the best available evidence based information. We:
Members of the Consortium include all the major hospitals in five Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) in south central Ontario hospitals. Our members span the Greater Toronto Area and stretch from Oshawa in the east to Barrie in the north and Oakville in the west.
The Consortium continually seeks opportunities to share information and expertise among health information providers, as well to to partner with other organizations. See details about our activities and partnerships below.
Since 1999 the Consortium has negotiated group licenses for our members, achieving significant savings for all. Today our licenses include:
Consortium members work collaboratively to:
All teaching hospitals affiliated with the University of Toronto belong to the Consortium. With the University, the Consortium coordinates formal instruction on navigating and searching electronic health resources for students in a number of health faculties at the University. Our members benefit from the University's suppport, sponsorship, and professional expertise and in turn provide on-site training and research support to medical, nursing and other U.of T. students in the health professions.
Access to the resources of all member libraries is one of the benefits of membership in the Consortium.
The Consortium helps information professionals stay on top of rapidly evolving developments in health information to support research, teaching and patient care. We: