Hamed Shahbazi

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"apps.health" Marketplace Unveils Six New Digital Health Applications

Press Release | WELL Health Technologies | October 30, 2020

WELL Health Technologies Corp...a company focused on consolidating and modernizing clinical and digital assets within the primary healthcare sector, is pleased to announce it has expanded its apps.health marketplace to include a total of 26 digital health applications provided by 14 different app publishers. apps.health is WELL's digital health app marketplace and innovation hub that connects digital health technology companies and software developers to the WELL network of over 2,000 primary healthcare clinics and 10,000 physicians across Canada. Its mission is to connect healthcare professionals with new and pioneering solutions or "apps" which integrate securely and seamlessly with a clinic's Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software. Read More »

apps.health Platform Adopts FHIR to Advance Digital Health Interoperability for Open Source EMRs

Press Release | WELL Health Technologies Corp. | April 12, 2021

WELL Health Technologies Corp...is pleased to announce its apps.health marketplace and WELL EMR Group have launched an API that supports the key industry interoperability standard known as FHIR. FHIR is an emerging standard for exchanging healthcare data which has been broadly adopted in the U.S. and is being implemented in many other countries including Canada.  In addition, major consumer and cloud technology companies such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon have publicly committed to the FHIR standard and have incorporated FHIR capabilities into their web service offerings.

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Clear Medica and Open Health Software Solutions Join WELL EMR Group

Press Release | WELL Health Technologies Corp. | January 8, 2021

"We are very excited to have transitioned all the approved(4) OSCAR service providers associated with OpenHealth and ClearMedica onto our OSCAR Pro platform," said Arjun Kumar, CIO of WELL.  "In addition, our first agreement to migrate doctors and clinics from a non-OSCAR EMR provider to OSCAR Pro is an important milestone in WELL's ability to continue to grow its EMR customer base.  This type of arrangement is powerful in that it expands our addressable market and furthers our aggressive growth strategy." Based out of Ottawa, Ontario, OpenHealth is in the business of providing open-source software services and support related to OSCAR EMR. ClearMedica was previously a certified OSCAR EMR provider based in Mississauga, Ontario.  The Company successfully migrated all of its doctors and clinics to WELL's OSCAR Pro system in the second half of 2020.

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McMaster University Announces Strategic Alliance with WELL Health to Support Canadian Doctors and Patients

Press Release | WELL Health Technologies, McMaster University Department of Family Medicine | May 1, 2020

WELL Health Technologies Corp....is pleased to announce it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (the "MOU") with McMaster University's Department of Family Medicine that authorizes WELL to use the OSCAR brand...OSCAR, an acronym for "Open Source Clinical Application Resource", is an open-source EMR or Electronic Medical Records system created by McMaster and the open-source community to enable better care, connect clinicians and data for continuous learning, and deliver improved outcomes for patients and the health system. By using the OSCAR brand, WELL affirms its commitment to the core brand principles of open collaboration, clinician-driven innovation and ethical data practices. The MOU outlines a Strategic Alliance between WELL and McMaster for Technology Enabled Positive Health and Social Impact. Through this strategic alliance, WELL and McMaster will collaborate on initiatives that leverage OSCAR in ways that strengthen their shared commitment to ethical, innovative leadership in health and society. Read More »

OSCAR Pro EMR Becomes First Canadian EMR and Telehealth Platform to Offer Health Records on iPhone

Press Release | WELL Health Technologies Corp. | May 5, 2021

WELL Health Technologies Corp...today announced Health Records on iPhone is now rolling out for clinicians and patients across WELL's primary care clinics, EMR network, Tia Health virtual care service and "apps.health" marketplace. Health Records on iPhone allows patients to securely view and store their own available medical records from multiple providers right in the Apple Health app on their iPhone or iPod touch, with their privacy and data protected at all times. "Delivering on patient-centric healthcare and patient enablement is a big part of WELL's overarching mission and vision.  For this reason, we are delighted to be the first telehealth and Canadian EMR platform in Canada to offer Health Records and enable patients to download and view their health information on iPhone," said Hamed Shahbazi, Chairman and CEO of WELL.

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WELL Health Acquires NerdEMR, Largest OSCAR Open Source EHR Provider in British Columbia

Press Release | WELL Health Technologies Corp. | November 15, 2018

WELL Health Technologies Corp., a company focused on consolidating and modernizing clinical and digital assets within the primary healthcare sector, is pleased to announce it has entered into an arm's length share purchase agreement dated November 14, 2018 (the "Agreement") with the shareholders of NerdEMR..."We're excited to welcome the very talented and committed staff of NerdEMR to the WELL Health family," said Hamed Shahbazi, Chairman and CEO of WELL Health Technologies "NerdEMR is the leading OSCAR service provider in BC with approximately 220 medical clinics under contract. The closing of this transaction will catapult WELL into the National EMR marketplace with a premier asset."

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WELL Health Announces Flu Surveillance Partnership with McMaster University and the Public Health Agency of Canada

Press Release | WELL Health Technologies Corp., McMaster University | March 10, 2020

WELL Health Technologies Corp...is pleased to announce it has partnered with McMaster University ("McMaster") and the Public Health Agency of Canada ("PHAC") to introduce the digitization of the sentinel surveillance program of FluWatch, a program administered by PHAC to monitor the spread of the flu and other flu-like illnesses in the community. The FluWatch surveillance system has been in place for over two decades; however, the new "Flu Automated Surveillance Tool" or "FAST" facilitates real-time surveillance of patients presenting flu-like symptoms and automated reporting of results to PHAC to enable better assessment and decision-making, resulting in more timely results and better health outcomes for all. FAST was developed by McMaster's Department of Family Medicine, and has been clinically proven as effective in capturing an accurate picture of the actual incidence of flu in a surveillance region.

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WELL Health Completes its Seventh EMR Acquisition with the Closing of Indivica Acquisition

Press Release | WELL Health Technologies Corp. | June 1, 2020

WELL Health Technologies Corp...is pleased to announce that is has closed the previously announced acquisition of Indivica Inc...With the acquisition of Indivica, WELL expands its EMR services footprint to approximately 1,900 primary health medical clinics and 10,000 physicians across Canada. "We are very pleased to welcome the talented team at Indivica to our WELL EMR Group," said Hamed Shahbazi, Chairman and CEO of WELL. "Indivica is a proven and well-respected OntarioMD certified EMR vendor that has developed unique intellectual property to secure and support electronic records for medical clinics across Ontario."

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WELL Health Forms New Business Unit Focused on Allied Health Services

Press Release | WELL Health Technologies Corp. | September 28, 2020

WELL Health Technologies Corp...is pleased to announce the formation of its new business unit called WELL Health Allied Care Inc. ("WELL Allied"), which will be a consolidation point for a number of key operating activities and investments related to specialized care in identifying, evaluating, preventing and treating a range of conditions and illnesses including, but not limited to, physiotherapy, rehabilitation, dietary, chiropractic, mental health counselling and sleep related services. WELL Allied will include health practitioners working in a collaborative environment to support primary care physicians in a multi-disciplinary, team-based care support model.

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WELL Health Launches "apps.health," a Digital Health App Marketplace for EMR users

Press Release | WELL Health | September 29, 2020

WELL Health Technologies Corp., a company focused on consolidating and modernizing clinical and digital assets within the primary healthcare sector, is pleased to announce the launch of apps.health, a digital health app marketplace and innovation hub that connects digital health technology companies and software developers to the WELL network of over 2,000 primary healthcare clinics and 10,000 physicians. WELL intends on collaborating with digital health application developers to market and promote the features and benefits of their products and services to clinics and physicians, and by doing so accelerate adoption and enable improved healthcare experiences for both physicians and patients.

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WELL Health launches OSCAR McMaster Professional Edition with McMaster University

Press Release | WELL Health | September 30, 2019

WELL Health Technologies Corp...is pleased to announce the formation of WELL EMR Group. The WELL EMR Group will be the Company's single entity encompassing its EMR assets to offer physicians across the country one place to go for all of their EMR needs. "One of the key missions we had when entering healthcare was to break down the siloed approach that has hindered the ability for care to be delivered efficiently," said Hamed Shahbazi, CEO of WELL Health. "By introducing a single nationwide group for our EMR initiatives, we want to elevate our efforts to drive enhanced innovation and security for doctors on our platform without the constraints of managing multiple regional brands, teams and code bases." Read More »

WELL Health Technologies Becomes World’s First Billion-dollar Open Source EMR Company

Canadian start-up company WELL Health Technologies (WELL) just crossed the threshold a month ago to become the world’s first billion-dollar open source electronic medical records (EMR) company. WELL, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, has accomplished this milestone less than three years after its founding. WELL’s market cap is currently hovering between $1.2 and $1.3 billion. The company has developed a disruptive digital health platform model with an open source EMR core, and a firm focus on improving clinical outcomes by using the technology to assist physicians and patients focus on health and wellness. Its goal is to shift the industry from a highly fragmented and expensive sick-care system to a health care system.

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