Ontario health centre launches palliative program using Cloud DX platform and its remote care solution, Connected Health™
News in Summary
- Family health centre to offer Connected Health™ to palliative care patients to improve dignity in care
- Program funding comes through Ontario Health
- This contract is the 3rd Palliative Care program to deploy Connected Health for this underserved population.
KITCHENER, ON / ACCESSWIRE / January 23, 2023 / Cloud DX (TSXV:CDX)(OTCQB:CDXFF), a leading health data platform announces a new contract with an Ontario family health centre to bring remote patient monitoring (RPM) to palliative care patients in the community. The digital health innovator continues to showcase the beneficial use of remote care technology in care management heavily relying on monitoring and questionnaires such a mental health, palliative, and/or pain management care programs; This is the 2nd palliative contract in Ontario, and 3rd in Canada, to feature the Connected Health™ solution and Cloud DX virtual care platform.
In a new initiative, the Ontario health centre, along with the support of County community paramedics, is launching a palliative care program to better support patients in the management of serious, chronic, or life-threatening diseases. The program is intended to help patients manage the symptoms of their illnesses, which may include pain and discomfort, nausea, depression, anxiety, stress, and fatigue.
The company's RPM solution, Connected Health™ lets patients record vitals such as blood pressure, heart rate, pulse oximetry, weight, and temperature, at home while their healthcare team monitors readings in near real-time. Patients also engage with customized questionnaires designed to assess their symptoms and condition. Palliative care patients using Connected Health™ will have around-the-clock access to healthcare professionals.
Palliative care is 1of 12 validated use cases for Cloud DX Connected Health, which is also deployed across Canada and the United States for post-surgical monitoring, chronic care management, rehabilitation, neurological disorders, and mental health care.
Cloud DX CEO and Founder, Robert Kaul says "We are excited to partner with another prominent Ontario healthcare organization to launch a remote patient monitoring program for palliative patients in our community. This contract demonstrates our commitment to suppling specialized healthcare at home to some of the most vulnerable patients, including those facing serious, even terminal, illnesses. Remote patient monitoring addresses important challenges in the palliative care specialty, namely the burden of access to care for patients with limited functionality and the prompt assessment and management of symptoms in the comfort of home."
Funding for the new Palliative care program comes from Ontario Health, a government agency focused on building a modern, connected, and sustainable health care system.
Cloud DX will present at the Healthcare IT Virtual Conference at 10:30am EST on January 25, 2023. Learn about the company's growth and the expansion of its health data platform directly from CEO and Co-founder, Robert Kaul. Hosted by Maxim Group LLC and M-Vest, interested parties can register here: https://m-vest.com/events/healthcare-it-01252023
Date: January 25, 2023
Time: 10:30 am EST
About Cloud DX
Accelerating digital healthcare, Cloud DX is on a mission to make healthcare better for everyone. Our Connected Health™ remote patient monitoring platform is used by healthcare enterprises and care teams across North America to virtually manage chronic disease, enable aging in place, and deliver hospital-quality post-surgical care in the home. Our partners achieve better healthcare and patient outcomes, reduce the need for hospitalization or re-admission, and reduce healthcare delivery costs through more efficient use of resources.
Cloud DX is the co-winner of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, 2022 Top Innovator by Canadian Business, a 2021 Edison Award winner, a Fast Company "World Changing Idea" finalist, and one of "Canada's Ten Most Prominent Telehealth Providers." Cloud DX is an exclusive partner to Medtronic Canada, Teladoc Health Canada, and Equitable Life of Canada.
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