Allergy & Asthma Network & Global Allergy & Airways and IMD Health Global announce strategic partnerships to provide credible information resources on allergies and asthma to care providers, their patients and their families
December 9, 2021 – Vienna, Virginia, USA // Vienna, Austria
Allergy & Asthma Network is pleased to announce an important partnership with IMD Health Global (IMD), a CloudMD Software & Services company focused on health education, to provide their allergy and asthma resources to healthcare providers, patients and their families on the IMD platform.
“We are excited to partner with IMD Health to ensure patient-friendly education materials about living with asthma, allergies & related conditions are widely disseminated,” said Tonya Winders, President & CEO. “Our partnership complements the mission of AAN & GAAPP well.”
IMD Health is the largest digital health educational platform in Canada. IMD offers innovative technology that facilitates meaningful dialogue between healthcare professionals and patients inside the examination room, hospital bedsides, pharmacy consultations and during virtual consultations. IMD’s award-winning platform enables healthcare professionals to instantly access over 110,000 educational graphics, videos and resources at the point of care, across Canada.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with Allergy & Asthma Network and Global Allergy & Airways Patient Platform in order to provide our clinicians, patients and their families with trusted information to improve the understanding of respiratory conditions,” said Alice Haidau, Medical Content Manager, IMD, citing the need for accurate, reliable health information on respiratory conditions, particularly given the shift toward digital tools incited by the pandemic, as well as internet usage often leading to misinformation.
Through a resource like IMD, full of user-friendly and visually appealing information, healthcare providers, their patients and families will gain a better understanding and management of allergies and asthma in Canada.
About Allergy & Asthma Network
Allergy & Asthma Network is the leading non-profit patient outreach, education, advocacy and research organization for people with asthma, allergies and related conditions. Our patient-centered network unites individuals, families, caregivers, health professionals, industry partners and government decision makers to improve healthcare and quality of life for people with asthma and allergies. We specialize in making medically accurate information understandable to all while promoting evidence-based standards of care.
Learn more at https://allergyasthmanetwork.org/
For more information, contact: Tonya Winders, President and CEO, at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Global Allergy & Airways Patient Platform
GAAPP is a network linking organizations with a common interest: the support for and improvement of the quality of life of people around the globe who have allergies, airway, or atopic diseases. Since 2009, we have grown into a vibrant worldwide organization with 68 constituent members from every continent sharing information and best practices, concerns and hopes. While GAAPP is a patient-focused organization, we also work in concert with healthcare professionals, researchers and scientists, industry and governments to further the aspirations of people with allergies, airways and atopic diseases. Our mission is to help patients and their families through their journey with asthma, allergies and atopic diseases.
Learn more at https://gaapp.org/
For more information, contact: Tonya Winders, President, at email@example.com
About IMD Health Global
IMD Health Global is a Toronto-based eHealth software development company, focused on innovating healthcare education. Since 2010, IMD has grown into Canada’s largest digital patient engagement platform. Centred “At The Point of Care” ®, healthcare professionals use IMD’s cloud-based platform (in clinic or virtual consults) to engage with their patients at a deeper level and optimize knowledge transfer surrounding a patient’s condition and treatment plan. This is done through the seamless integration of over 110,000 images, booklets, and video resources, (covering 5,600 health topics) into an award-winning user interface that makes patient education both efficient and effective. At the end of a patient’s consult, a summary of all the discussed information can be emailed to the patient to review and continue their learning journey at home, improving their health literacy and adherence to their treatment plan. The IMD platform is utilized by over 13,500 practitioners (doctor’s, nurses and pharmacists in, clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, infusion clinics and in homecare settings. For more information please visit: www.IMDhealth.com and https://app.IMDhealth.com. IMD Health is a subsidiary of CloudMD Software & Services (TSXV: DOC)
For more information, contact Jared Sonnenberg, VP jared.sonnenberg@IMDhealth.com
About CloudMD Software & Services
CloudMD is digitizing the delivery of healthcare by providing a patient centric approach, with an emphasis on continuity of care. By leveraging healthcare technology, the Company is building one, connected platform that addresses all points of a patient’s healthcare journey and provides better access to care and improved outcomes. Through CloudMD’s proprietary technology, the Company delivers quality healthcare through a holistic offering including hybrid primary care clinics, specialist care, telemedicine, mental health support, educational resources and artificial intelligence (AI). CloudMD currently services a combined ecosystem of over 7,000 psychiatrists, approximately 4,500 therapists and counsellors, approximately 4,000 psychologists, over 22,000 family physicians, over 34,000 medical specialists, over 1,500 allied health professionals, over 500 clinics, and over 5 millionindividuals across North America. CloudMD’s Enterprise Health Solutions Division includes one of the top 4 Employee Assistance Programs in Canada and offers one comprehensive, digitally connected platform for corporations, insurers and advisors to better manage the health and wellness of their employees and customers. For more information visit: www.cloudmd.ca
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