Welcome to Ocean

Canada’s digital gateway for healthcare

By connecting patients to providers, clinics to hospitals, and one system to another, Ocean helps healthcare work better for everyone

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The Patient Engagement Suite

Explore EMR-integrated tools for connecting with patients:

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The Ocean Provider Network

Coordinate care among clinics, hospitals and healthcare systems — no fax machines or follow-up calls required. By joining the Ocean Provider Network, clinicians can manage a variety of eRequests with ease, including:

  • eReferrals
  • eConsults
  • eSubmissions
  • eOrders
About the Network

Network Numbers

25K+ clinicians using Ocean solutions

1M+ monthly patient engagements

65K+ monthly eReferrals

Real-world solutions for healthcare

Regain work-life balance

Whether you’re a family doctor or specialist, Ocean’s digital health tools and extensive library of digital forms streamline workflows and improve the clinical experience.

Solutions for Providers

Reduce staff burnout

By using the Ocean Platform to automate time-consuming tasks, clinic staff can reduce their time spent on tedious tasks, improving their well-being and overall satisfaction with work.

Solutions for Clinic Admins

Improve wait times

Our standards-based integrations allow health systems such as governments and hospitals to “axe the fax”, eliminating data silos and ultimately leading to more timely care.

Solutions for Systems

Fully integrated into Canada’s leading EMRs

Current Thinking

CognisantMD is Now OceanMD!

CognisantMD is Now OceanMD!

CognisantMD is now OceanMD, a WELL Health Company! As we celebrate ten years of providing powerful, integrated solutions for digital healthcare in Canada, we are thrilled to unveil our new brand identity, OceanMD. Along with a new corporate logo and accompanying...

Best Practices: Three ways to boost online bookings

Best Practices: Three ways to boost online bookings

Q: I added online booking to my practice, but patients still call our front desk to make appointments. What can I do to increase online bookings? Adding online appointment booking is a great step towards modernizing your practice and making health care more accessible...

Novari and Ocean integrating to improve eReferrals

Novari and Ocean integrating to improve eReferrals

Novari and Ocean integrate to improve the eReferral experience for patients and clinicians KINGSTON, ON, January 11, 2022 – In coordination with the Ontario eServices Program, CognisantMD (as part of the Think Research Consortium) and Novari Health have completed the...

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For Healthcare Providers

Proven digital tools and workflows purpose-built for clinicians, by clinicians

For Clinic Administration

Simplify the end-to-end experience and help ease the burden for staff and patients

For Healthcare Systems

Bring digital innovations to life for large organizations and diverse populations

The Ocean Platform

Patient Engagement Suite

Connect your community with easy-to-use tools

Ocean Provider Network

Co-ordinate care among clinicians and systems

Online Booking

Patient Messages

Patient Reminders

Kiosks & Tablets

Website Forms

Ocean Studies







EMR Integrations

Connect with confidence. Discover deep integrations with the leading electronic medical records in Canada

Integration News


Information for Patients

Ocean Forms Library

Getting Started


If you are an Ocean user, please visit our comprehensive Support Portal for detailed articles, video walkthroughs and technical guides:

Best Practices

Digital health tools to support flu season

Administering the flu shot is more important – and challenging – than ever before. Juggling an increased demand for the flu vaccine with physical distancing measures and other in-clinic safety precautions has introduced a whole new series of challenges for clinics....

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News & Insights

A Letter from Jeff Kavanagh, CEO of CognisantMD

Today we have some very exciting news. We are pleased to announce that CognisantMD is now officially part of the WELL Health Technologies family of companies. WELL Health is a Vancouver-based, publicly listed company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WELL), with a...

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