Huron Perth & Area Ontario Health Team (HPA-OHT) is working to transform the digital health landscape in Huron Perth and Area. Digital health includes digital care programs and technologies to enhance the efficiency and experience of healthcare delivery and to make care more personalized and precise.

Below is a high-level overview of some of the digital health work we’re currently working on. Contact the HPA-OHT Secretariat to learn more. 


eReferral allows clinicians to send a referral electronically rather than by fax. eReferral provides standardized referral forms that are sent seamlessly and quickly to specialists and programs. You and your clinician can receive real-time updates about the status of your referral.

Online Appointment Booking

Online Appointment Booking allows you to request or directly schedule appointments with your primary care clinician using your desktop or mobile device. Online Appointment Booking improves the booking experience for residents, and enhances clinic efficiencies.

Cybersecurity Training

Cybersecurity training is providing the knowledge and tools to clinicians and staff across Huron Perth and Area to recognize and manage a breach if one were to occur. Cybersecurity training is comprehensive and ensures that healthcare teams are aware of best practices and privacy obligations to protect health information.


Hypercare is an application that provides secure, real-time instant messaging among members of a healthcare team, region or organization. Hypercare is PHIPA-compliant and facilitates secure communication between health care providers. Hypercare will improve real-time communication and integrated care delivery among the healthcare system in Huron Perth and area.

Patient Portals

 The Patient Portal is an upcoming digital tool that will provide you with a secure, online platform to view some of your health records from many healthcare facilities in Ontario. This portal may support your visits across the health sector providing easy access to your records to share with your healthcare teams.