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IMD Health and Stand With Trans announce partnership to improve the quality of patient education

IMD Health and Stand With Trans announce partnership to improve the quality of patient education

August 2, 2022 – Toronto, Ontario

IMD Health (IMD) is pleased to announce an important new partnership with Stand With Trans. IMD is a CloudMD Software & Services company focused on digital health education, to provide resources to healthcare providers, patients and their families on the IMD platform.

“We’re excited to partner with IMD Health in order to make resources for transgender youth and their families more accessible at a time when they may be feeling vulnerable in a clinical setting. We are pleased to be able to be a go-to for clinicians using the IMD Health portal and provide the next line of support that youth and families may need,” said Roz Keith, Executive Director of Stand with Trans.

IMD Health is the largest digital health education 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 media-rich educational graphics, videos and resources during consults as well as by patients at home.

“We are very excited to collaborate with Stand With Trans to provide our clinicians, patients and their families with trusted information to provide support to individuals undergoing top surgery in North America” said Alice Haidau, Medical Content Manager, IMD, citing the need for inclusive, evidence-based health information, particularly given the shift toward digital tools incited by the pandemic, and internet use which often leads to misinformation.

Through a resource like IMD, full of user-friendly and visually appealing information, healthcare providers, their patients and families will learn about combatting gender and body dysphoria, surgery preparation tips, accessing support groups, and more.

About Stand With Trans
Stand with Trans empowers and supports transgender youth and their loved ones. They help trans youth build resilience, gain confidence and find hope for a future filled with joy. Founded in 2015 by a passionate mom, the organization continues to grow, serving an international population of families with virtual and in-person programming for trans youth and their families.

Learn more at https://standwithtrans.org/ .

For more information, contact Cameron Parkins, Communications Manager at cam@standwithtrans.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 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, at 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