IMD Health Global announce strategic partnership with Grey Bruce Health Services to provide credible health information resources across the Grey Bruce Region to their patients, consumers, family members and GBHS clinical staff.
Owen Sound, Ontario – Grey Bruce Health Services (GBHS) and IMD Health are partnering to help patients, consumers, their families and their clinical staff more easily access trusted health education resources that support their health literacy and health journeys.
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 pleased to offer this access to credible, reliable health information online to patients and clinical staff across our hospitals in Owen Sound, Lion’s Head, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton and Wiarton,” said Mary Margaret Crapper, Chief, Communications and Public Affairs, Grey Bruce Health Services. “We know that most people look up health information online and this partnership with IMD provides staff, patients and families with easy access to great resources.”
“This partnership is a positive step forward to improving access to trusted patient education content, reducing the need for their people to search the internet where there is so much mis-information,” says Daina Morgan, Partner Manager, IMD Health Global. “We look forward to working with GBHS to assist in providing more resources and digital access to their communities”.
You can access the GBHS portal at https://www.gbhs.on.ca/health-sciences-library/
About Grey Bruce Health Services
GBHS operates six hospitals in the Grey Bruce region. The Corporation has 1,700 dedicated and compassionate staff and over 200 physicians who work together delivering excellent patient care to residents and visitors across Grey Bruce. The regional hospital in Owen Sound is the largest of the sites, and offers a full range of specialty services, including complex surgeries, total joint replacements, cancer surgeries, MRI and CT diagnostic services. The six hospital ERs see approximately 100,000 patient visits per year. The rural hospitals in Lion’s Head, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton and Wiarton offer a wide range of primary and ambulatory care services and all have 24/7 Emergency departments. www.gbhs.on.ca
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 15,000 practitioners (doctors, 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 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