TELUS Health is now Canada's largest electronic medical record provider

TELUS Health is now Canada's largest electronic medical record provider 
Acquisition of PS SUITE EMR from MD Practice Software LP closed today 
MONTREAL, March 4, 2013 /CNW/ - TELUS Health announced today the completion of 
its acquisition of the PS SUITE EMR, the electronic medical record (EMR) 
business operated by MD Practice Software LP, a member of the MD Physician 
Services Group and a subsidiary of the Canadian Medical Association. Financial 
terms of the agreement were not disclosed. TELUS announced its intent to 
acquire PS SUITE EMR on February 26, 2013. 
With the acquisition of Ontario's largest EMR provider, TELUS Health is 
positioned to further expand its reach in the first line of care, providing 
EMR solutions to 9,000 Canadian physicians across the country, impacting more 
than 25 million patient interactions each year. TELUS Health currently 
provides solutions to all major stakeholders in the health system, including 
hospitals, pharmacies, and extended healthcare providers such as 
physiotherapists and chiropractors. 
"We are thrilled to announce the completion of the acquisition today, as we 
continue to further extend our unparalleled reach providing EMR solutions to 
all physicians and specialists across the healthcare system," said Paul 
Lepage, President, TELUS Health. 
More than 10 years ago, TELUS made the decision to use its world-class 
technology and innovation to address the unprecedented challenges facing our 
healthcare system. To support this, TELUS has invested more than $1 billion 
over the past five years, including the acquisitions of EMR providers Wolf 
Medical Systems in Western Canada and KinLogix in Quebec. The combined 
strength of these acquisitions, coupled with organic growth, positions TELUS 
Health as the leading EMR provider in Canada. 
About TELUS Health 
TELUS Health is a leader in telehomecare, electronic medical and health 
records, consumer health, benefits management and pharmacy management. TELUS 
Health solutions give health authorities, providers, physicians, patients and 
consumers the power to turn information into better health outcomes. For more 
information about TELUS Health, please visit 
TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in 
Canada, with $10.9 billion of annual revenue and more than 13.1million 
customer connections, including 7.7million wireless subscribers, 
3.4million wireline network access lines, 1.4million Internet subscribers 
and 678,000 TELUS TV customers. Led since 2000 by President and CEO, Darren 
Entwistle, TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and 
services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, 
entertainment and video. 
In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members 
and retirees have contributed more than $300million to charitable and 
not-for-profit organizations and volunteered 4.8million hours of service to 
local communities since 2000. Fourteen TELUS Community Boards lead TELUS' 
local philanthropic initiatives. TELUS was honoured to be named the most 
outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of 
Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian company to receive this 
prestigious international recognition. 
For more information about TELUS, please visit 
Media Contacts: 
Alexandra Fahmey Edelman 416.849.1516 
Donna Ramirez TELUS Health 416-320-9309 
SOURCE: TELUS Corporation 
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