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Within the Ontario Consortium for Cardiac Imaging (OCCI), we envision the establishment of a world-leading centre in cardiac imaging information for use in patient management. Given the following, the potential impact of this consortium is far-reaching:

  • the vast and growing sector of the health care economy dedicated to cardiac disease;
  • the recognized need for better information among practitioners and policy makers;
  • current moves by the medical imaging industry to be in a position to address this need;
  • recent technological advances that facilitate the broader use of cardiac imaging information; and
  • the exceptional foundation of expertise in cardiac imaging and information management across the province.