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Resources from Lupus Canada are now available on the IMD platform!

Lupus Canada and IMD Health Global announce strategic partnerships to provide credible information resources on lupus to care providers, their patients, and their families.

February 8, 2022 – Newmarket, ON

IMD Health Global (IMD) is pleased to announce an exciting partnership with Lupus Canada. IMD is a CloudMD Software & Services company focused on health education, providing engaging and informative resources to healthcare providers, patients, and their families on the IMD Health Patient Engagement Platform.  

“Given the shift towards digital platforms, it is vital that reliable, accurate sources in healthcare information are available,” said Leanne Mielczarek, Executive Director, Lupus Canada. “Our website provides easy to navigate, comprehensive resources for those impacted by lupus. Our collaboration with IMD will further enhance and assist awareness and understanding of this debilitating disease through IMD’s user-friendly resource for healthcare professionals, their patients and their families.”

IMD Health is one of the largest digital health educational platforms in North America. 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 clinicians to instantly access over 110,000 educational graphics, videos, and resources at the point of care.

“We are thrilled to collaborate with Lupus Canada to provide healthcare professionals, patients, and their families with trusted information that will increase awareness about lupus and provide tools to help manage this chronic disease,” said Blaise O’Malley, Medical Content Manager, IMD. “Lupus Canada’s educational resources, such as the videos from their Let’s Talk Lupus series, offer valuable insights into disease management, and we are excited to have them on IMD.”

About Lupus Canada

Lupus Canada is the only national organization focused on lupus research, advocacy, awareness, and education in Canada. No other organization provides a bigger opportunity to make an impact on lupus and those who live with it. We are fiercely committed to improving the lives of people living with lupus, their families, and their loved ones by investing in the initiatives that bring us closer to dedicated treatments and, ultimately, a cure. Lupus Canada firmly believes in the power of awareness and having an informed public – this is where exceptional and compassionate support begins.

 Learn more at https://lupuscanada.org/

For more information, contact: Leanne Mielczarek, Executive Director  leanne.mielczarek@lupuscanada.org

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 14,300 practitioners (doctors, nurses, and pharmacists) in clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, infusion clinics, and 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 transforming the delivery of healthcare using technology and 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, healthcare navigation, educational resources, and artificial intelligence (AI). CloudMD’s Enterprise Health Solutions Division includes the leading Student Assistance Program and one of the top 4 Employee Assistance Programs in Canada and offers one comprehensive, digitally connected platform for educational institutions, corporations, insurers, and advisors to better manage the health and wellness of their students, employees, and customers.

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 million individuals across North America. For more information visit: https://investors.cloudmd.ca