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Western Hospital using innovative approach to reduce emergency department wait times
Newswire/ - This creative approach to care provides patients with non-critical needs, who meet a certain criteria, the option to immediately connect with a doctor by video rather than waiting to see the ED doctor on site during emergency department hours.
The Globe and Mail
Want to transform your industry? Be ready to embrace resistance
The Globe and Mail/ - Now, four years after that initial failed pitch, Maple, the company I pitched, has raised over $20-million and built a platform used by nearly half a million patients and hundreds of physicians across Canada.
Bay Street Bull
Maple Co-Founder, Roxana Zaman, on Creating the Future of Healthcare
Bay Street Bull/ - With over 400 doctors in Maple’s network and wait times of less than two minutes, the company is growing fast. By tackling a widespread problem in the market with a unique solution, Roxana Zaman and her team are carving out the future of healthcare in Canada, perhaps even the world.
Canada’s Leading Telemedicine Provider, Maple, Announces $14.5 Million in Funding Following Record Year
Newswire/ - Maple, the only Canadian telemedicine platform that instantly connects patients and healthcare providers 24/7/365 days a year, has raised $14.5 million between an oversubscribed funding round and an investment from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) earlier in the year.
More recognition for Alberton’s Western Hospital’s tele-rounding
The Guardian/ - Health Minister James Aylward congratulates members of Western Hospital’s tele-rounding team on earning Health P.E.I.’s 2019 Leadership Excellence in Quality and Safety Award. Health PEI and Canadian telehealth company, Maple, are running an innovative tele-rounding program to provide in-patient care at Western Hospital.
P.E.I. patients can still see their doctor, even though he’s moved to Ireland
CBC Prince Edward Island/ - In September 2019, Tignish’s only local physician, with a roster of 2,500 patients accumulated over the past 5.5 years, made the decision to retire and return back home to Ireland. With physician shortages plaguing PEI already, the community was worried that coverage and recruitment would be a concern. After a collaborative effort between Maple and Health PEI, Maple virtualized Dr. Declan Fox’s clinic, allowing him to continue to see his patients virtually. This project makes Tignish Health Centre one of the first healthcare centres in the world to provide virtual primary care to patients across borders.
Medavie Blue Cross launches Connected Care digital health platform
Newswire/ - Medavie Blue Cross partners with leading digital health providers like Maple to offer plan members convenient access and preferred pricing to virtual health care services.
ENCON introduces Maple bilingual virtual care in its group benefits plans
Benefits Canada/ - ENCON Group Inc. has become the first Canadian insurance provider to embed a fully bilingual virtual care service for all of its group benefits plans. Plan members will have direct and instant access to doctors from their smartphone, tablet, or computer — anytime, anywhere. The program, supported by both Maple and Morneau Shepell, will begin rolling out in September 2019 as members renew their benefits plans.
“Telerounding” doctors keep PEI hospital unit open
Global News/ - Thanks to technology, a health care crisis is being eased at the hospital in the small town of Alberton, Prince Edward Island. Telemedicine is being used to counter a shortage of family physicians, in a pilot project that’s receiving rave reviews from doctors and patients alike.
P.E.I. Western Hospital ward fully staffed by remote doctors amid shortage of physicians
Huffington Post/ - Once faced with the threat of closure, a rural hospital in P.E.I is now thriving despite an ongoing physician shortage.