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The Digital Patient - Episode 58 - Dr. Abdelrahman Nimeri: Drivers of Surgical Quality, Bariatric Digital Patient Engagement & Patient-Reported Outcomes
January 18, 2022

The Digital Patient - Episode 58 - Dr. Abdelrahman Nimeri: Drivers of Surgical Quality, Bariatric Digital Patient Engagement & Patient-Reported Outcomes

In this episode of the SeamlessMD Podcast, Dr. Joshua Liu, Co-founder & CEO at SeamlessMD, and marketing colleague, Alan Sardana, chat with Dr. Abdelrahman Nimeri, Section Chief for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery and Medical director of Atrium Health Weight Management at Atrium Health, about "Drivers of Surgical Quality, Bariatric Digital Patient Engagement & Patient-Reported Outcomes."

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Cornwall Community Hospital CEO Announces SeamlessMD Partnership for Surgical Remote Monitoring
January 17, 2022

Cornwall Community Hospital CEO Announces SeamlessMD Partnership for Surgical Remote Monitoring

Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) President and CEO Jeanette Despatie recently published an article highlighting the upcoming implementation of SeamlessMD, a tool used by hospitals and health systems across Canada and the United States to deliver virtual care for patients before and after surgery via personalized education, to-do lists, progress-tracking, and remote patient monitoring.

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The Digital Patient - Episode 57 - Dr. Joseph D. Whitlark: Digital Patient Engagement to Increase Patient Experience & Market Share
January 11, 2022

The Digital Patient - Episode 57 - Dr. Joseph D. Whitlark: Digital Patient Engagement to Increase Patient Experience & Market Share

In this episode of the SeamlessMD Podcast, Dr. Joshua Liu, Co-founder & CEO at SeamlessMD, and marketing colleague, Alan Sardana, chat with Dr. Joseph D. Whitlark, Director of Robotic Surgery and Director of Thoracic Surgery at Crozer Health, about "Digital Patient Engagement to Increase Patient Experience & Market Share."

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CEO Dr. Joshua Liu Shares Insight on How SeamlessMD has Revolutionized Patient Care
January 5, 2022

CEO Dr. Joshua Liu Shares Insight on How SeamlessMD has Revolutionized Patient Care

Recently, SeamlessMD’s CEO Dr. Joshua Liu was featured on “SciSection,” a podcast initiative that aims to communicate important insights from experts within the healthcare industry and STEM communities to a broader audience in a simpler way. Featured on global platforms such as iHeartRadio, the team of journalists consists of members hailing from the University of Toronto, McMaster University, University of California Los Angeles, University of Guelph, York University, and more.

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SeamlessMD Podcast - Episode 56 - Dr. Daniel Chu: Leveraging Digital Patient Engagement for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) & Health Literacy Strategies
December 22, 2021

SeamlessMD Podcast - Episode 56 - Dr. Daniel Chu: Leveraging Digital Patient Engagement for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) & Health Literacy Strategies

In this episode of the SeamlessMD Podcast, Dr. Joshua Liu, Co-founder & CEO at SeamlessMD, and marketing colleague, Alan Sardana, chat with Dr. Daniel Chu, Vice Chair of Health Services Research at UAB about "Leveraging Digital Patient Engagement for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) & Health Literacy Strategies."

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New Stanford Prehab Study Highlights High Patient Activation & Engagement Rates with SeamlessMD
December 20, 2021

New Stanford Prehab Study Highlights High Patient Activation & Engagement Rates with SeamlessMD

Recently, the Colorectal team at Stanford published a study revealing “Engagement and Adherence with a Web-Based Prehabilitation Program for Patients Awaiting Abdominal Colorectal Surgery.”

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1,000+ Patients Enroll on SeamlessMD for Pre and Post-Surgery Monitoring at Health Sciences North
December 15, 2021

1,000+ Patients Enroll on SeamlessMD for Pre and Post-Surgery Monitoring at Health Sciences North

Health Sciences North (HSN) recently celebrated a milestone: having enrolled more than 1,000 patients onto SeamlessMD supporting 10 different types of surgeries including Orthopaedics, Breast Cancer, Open Heart Surgery, ICD/Pacemaker, Colorectal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) surgery.

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Digital Health Canada Recognizes SeamlessMD’s CEO Joshua Liu as 2021 Digital Health Executive of the Year
December 14, 2021

Digital Health Canada Recognizes SeamlessMD’s CEO Joshua Liu as 2021 Digital Health Executive of the Year

We are proud to announce that our very own Dr. Joshua Liu, Co-founder and CEO at SeamlessMD, has received recognition as the 2021 Digital Health Executive of the Year by Digital Health Canada. This prestigious award is presented to individuals “whose outstanding contributions as a leader have helped advance Digital Health or Virtual Health in Canada.”

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SeamlessMD Podcast - Episode 55 - Dr. Rardi van Heest: Pioneering Digital Patient Engagement for Cancer Care
December 14, 2021

SeamlessMD Podcast - Episode 55 - Dr. Rardi van Heest: Pioneering Digital Patient Engagement for Cancer Care

In this episode of the SeamlessMD Podcast, Dr. Joshua Liu, Co-founder & CEO at SeamlessMD, and marketing colleague, Alan Sardana, chat with Dr. Rardi van Heest, Vice President of Medical Affairs, Research & Academics, about "Pioneering Digital Patient Engagement for Cancer Care."

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SeamlessMD Pre-Qualified by Canada Health Infoway to Provide Remote Patient Monitoring in Canada
December 1, 2021

SeamlessMD Pre-Qualified by Canada Health Infoway to Provide Remote Patient Monitoring in Canada

SeamlessMD, the leading Digital Patient Engagement platform, has been designated as a pre-qualified vendor by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) to provide Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) across Canada. With increasing patient expectations for digital care since the COVID-19 pandemic, health care providers have been racing to implement reputable RPM platforms that extend patient access to care beyond the bounds of the hospital – while also minimizing in-person visits.

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SeamlessMD is now a Verified Ontario Health Virtual Visit Solution
November 30, 2021

SeamlessMD is now a Verified Ontario Health Virtual Visit Solution

SeamlessMD is excited to announce that it is now a verified Virtual Visit Solution for Healthcare Providers in Ontario. Ontario Health and Ontario Telemedicine Network has an established verification process for virtual care solutions to assist health service providers in implementing platforms that meet the provincial standard.

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It’s Official: SeamlessMD is a Great Place to Work®
April 20, 2021

It’s Official: SeamlessMD is a Great Place to Work®

SeamlessMD is proud to announce that we have been certified as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough, independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work Institute® Canada. This certification is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about their workplace experience.

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SeamlessMD Announces Platinum Sponsorship of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Cardiac Society
April 12, 2021

SeamlessMD Announces Platinum Sponsorship of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Cardiac Society

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SeamlessMD Featured by UofT Medical Alumni Association
April 12, 2021

SeamlessMD Featured by UofT Medical Alumni Association

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SeamlessMD CEO Speaks at Frontiers Health 2020
November 23, 2020

SeamlessMD CEO Speaks at Frontiers Health 2020

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SeamlessMD Speaks at Emerging Leaders Forum Event: Startups in the 6ix
November 17, 2020

SeamlessMD Speaks at Emerging Leaders Forum Event: Startups in the 6ix

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SeamlessMD CEO featured in UofT Medicine Alumni Highlight
October 21, 2020

SeamlessMD CEO featured in UofT Medicine Alumni Highlight

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SeamlessMD Speaks at CAN Health Network's 1st Annual General Meeting
October 7, 2020

SeamlessMD Speaks at CAN Health Network's 1st Annual General Meeting

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SeamlessMD Introduces Multi-Center PRO Quality Collaboratives
April 22, 2019

SeamlessMD Introduces Multi-Center PRO Quality Collaboratives

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SeamlessMD CEO Invited to Speak at Epic  Conference on EHR-integrated Patient Engagement & Remote Patient Monitoring
September 3, 2021

SeamlessMD CEO Invited to Speak at Epic Conference on EHR-integrated Patient Engagement & Remote Patient Monitoring

We are excited to announce that Dr. Joshua Liu, CEO of SeamlessMD, was recently invited to present at Epic’s 2021 App Orchard Conference on how health systems are integrating SeamlessMD with their EHR to deliver FHIR-integrated, patient engagement & remote monitoring technology.

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SeamlessMD CEO featured on Canadian Healthcare Lessons in Leadership & Life podcast
July 28, 2021

SeamlessMD CEO featured on Canadian Healthcare Lessons in Leadership & Life podcast

Dr. Joshua Liu, CEO of SeamlessMD recently appeared on the Canadian Healthcare Lessons in Leadership & Life - Interview Series podcast hosted by Shiyen Shu to share lessons he’s learned while building SeamlessMD. 

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Dr. Joshua Liu Shares The SeamlessMD Story on Reboot Health Podcast
June 3, 2021

Dr. Joshua Liu Shares The SeamlessMD Story on Reboot Health Podcast

Recently, SeamlessMD CEO Joshua Liu, MD, was invited as a guest speaker on ReBoot Health podcast where he shared how SeamlessMD started, some early wins, and the role of peer-reviewed evidence in supporting your venture.

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SeamlessMD CEO Talks 'Reinventing Healthcare' on GlobalNews' The Joel Matlin Entrepreneur Show
March 2, 2021

SeamlessMD CEO Talks 'Reinventing Healthcare' on GlobalNews' The Joel Matlin Entrepreneur Show

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SeamlessMD CEO Talks Digital Patient Engagement For Health Literacy on Reede Scholars Podcast
July 15, 2020

SeamlessMD CEO Talks Digital Patient Engagement For Health Literacy on Reede Scholars Podcast

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Patient Engagement & Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) highlights from the ERAS USA 2019 Annual Congress
November 19, 2019

Patient Engagement & Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) highlights from the ERAS USA 2019 Annual Congress

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Patient Engagement & Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) highlights from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) 2019 Annual Meeting
May 23, 2019

Patient Engagement & Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) highlights from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) 2019 Annual Meeting

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AAHKS Digital Health Committee Discusses Patient Engagement
December 4, 2018

AAHKS Digital Health Committee Discusses Patient Engagement

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SeamlessMD Customers Awarded 1st Place For Research at ASER Congress
April 23, 2018

SeamlessMD Customers Awarded 1st Place For Research at ASER Congress

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SeamlessMD's Dr. Joshua Liu on AdvancingHealth Panel at OCE Discovery 2015
April 27, 2015

SeamlessMD's Dr. Joshua Liu on AdvancingHealth Panel at OCE Discovery 2015

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Recap: Top 17 Tweets from HIMSS15
April 22, 2015

Recap: Top 17 Tweets from HIMSS15

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Infographic: Top Priorities for Healthcare IT Leadership at HIMSS 2015
April 14, 2015

Infographic: Top Priorities for Healthcare IT Leadership at HIMSS 2015

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SeamlessMD & Atrium Health END Opioids Initiative Featured on WBTV
July 28, 2021

SeamlessMD & Atrium Health END Opioids Initiative Featured on WBTV

WBTV news, one of North Carolina’s news divisions, recently published a news segment highlighting our innovation with Atrium Health designed to help tackle the opioid crisis. 

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New UAB Study Finds Use of Patient Engagement Technology Varies By Patient Demographics
July 27, 2021

New UAB Study Finds Use of Patient Engagement Technology Varies By Patient Demographics

This study on the “Disparities in Perioperative Use of Patient Engagement Technologies - Not All Use is Equal,” published in the Annals of Surgery by Lauren Theiss, M.D. discusses the association of patient-level characteristics on the use of patient engagement technology during the perioperative period.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Constructing Your Communication Strategy
July 22, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Constructing Your Communication Strategy

In a post-pandemic health economy, healthcare organizations will continue to rely on remote monitoring solutions to increase access to care, reduce surgical backlogs, and improve patient outcomes.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: The Top 3 Workflows for Enrolling & Monitoring Patients
July 15, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: The Top 3 Workflows for Enrolling & Monitoring Patients

In an effort to reduce the surgical backlog caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many healthcare organizations are seeking innovative technology solutions. An effective Surgical Remote Monitoring platform can lessen the backlog by reducing hospital length of stay, readmissions, ED visits, and by ultimately ensuring patients get the right care outside of the hospital.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Assembling the Team and Determining Roles & Responsibilities
July 8, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Assembling the Team and Determining Roles & Responsibilities

While the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the wide-scale adoption of remote monitoring solutions, this technology is expected to continue to play a significant role beyond the pandemic. To address these rising consumer expectations, healthcare organizations are now incorporating remote monitoring solutions into their long-term strategy for improved patient outcomes.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Establishing Success Criteria
July 2, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Establishing Success Criteria

With increasing patient expectations for digital care since the COVID-19 pandemic, many healthcare providers have considered implementing a Surgical Remote Monitoring program to increase patient access to care.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Identifying Priority Use Cases
June 24, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Identifying Priority Use Cases

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, health care providers worldwide have been racing to implement remote monitoring platforms that extend patient access to surgical care beyond the bounds of the hospital while also minimizing in-person visits.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Choosing the Right Technology Partner
June 17, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Choosing the Right Technology Partner

While Surgical Remote Monitoring technology has been around long before COVID-19, the pandemic has undeniably increased the demand for these platforms. Healthcare providers are now more inclined to embrace this technology to increase access to care, reduce surgical backlogs, and improve patient outcomes.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: What is Surgical Remote Monitoring?
June 10, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: What is Surgical Remote Monitoring?

Fee-for-service payment models in healthcare reward quantity over quality of medical services. This has led to a shift to value-based care, such as bundled payment models, that incentivize providers to achieve better health outcomes at lower costs.

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How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Why Surgical Remote Monitoring?
June 3, 2021

How to Implement Surgical Remote Monitoring: Why Surgical Remote Monitoring?

COVID-19 cases overwhelmed hospitals throughout the pandemic, leading to the suspension of a wide range of non-emergency surgeries to spare beds for these patients. As a result, the surgery backlog has dramatically increased and there are growing concerns on how to catch up efficiently.

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SeamlessMD Featured in Ontario Health Webinar: Spotlight on Innovative Virtual Care Models
May 20, 2021

SeamlessMD Featured in Ontario Health Webinar: Spotlight on Innovative Virtual Care Models

Recently, the Ontario Health Team (OHT) produced a Virtual Engagement Series in collaboration with Ontario Health (OH) and partners in the Central Program of Supports, for healthcare teams in Ontario to learn, ask questions, and share successes or challenges about areas of common interest.

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SeamlessMD Featured By National Research Council of Canada
March 8, 2021

SeamlessMD Featured By National Research Council of Canada

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Cornwall Community Hospital CEO Announces SeamlessMD Partnership for Surgical Remote Monitoring
January 17, 2022

Cornwall Community Hospital CEO Announces SeamlessMD Partnership for Surgical Remote Monitoring

Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) President and CEO Jeanette Despatie recently published an article highlighting the upcoming implementation of SeamlessMD, a tool used by hospitals and health systems across Canada and the United States to deliver virtual care for patients before and after surgery via personalized education, to-do lists, progress-tracking, and remote patient monitoring.

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Grand River Hospital Implements SeamlessMD to Support Surgical Patients in Their Care and Recovery Remotely
November 17, 2021

Grand River Hospital Implements SeamlessMD to Support Surgical Patients in Their Care and Recovery Remotely

Grand River Hospital (GRH) has recently launched a surgical remote monitoring platform to support patients that are having hip or knee replacements. GRH is the first hospital in Southeastern Ontario to implement SeamlessMD as part of Ontario Health’s recent Remote Patient Monitoring initiative to expand access to care from home and minimize in-person surgery visits in response to the pandemic.

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SeamlessMD Receives SOC 2 Type II Attestation
November 9, 2021

SeamlessMD Receives SOC 2 Type II Attestation

Independent Audit Verifies SeamlessMD’s Internal Controls and Processes | November 09, 2021 – Toronto, ON – SeamlessMD, the Digital Patient Engagement platform used by leading Health Systems across North America, today announced that it has completed its SOC 2 Type II audit, performed by KirkpatrickPrice. This attestation provides evidence for SeamlessMD’s strong commitment to security and to delivering high-quality services to its clients by demonstrating that they have the necessary internal controls and processes in place.

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William Osler Health System Partners with SeamlessMD for Before and After Surgery Monitoring
August 11, 2021

William Osler Health System Partners with SeamlessMD for Before and After Surgery Monitoring

William Osler Health System (Osler) has partnered with SeamlessMD, a Digital Patient Engagement platform, to help improve patient safety, quality and outcomes for surgery patients. This platform is a great addition for patients as Osler carefully and gradually resumes normal operations, including some priority non-urgent surgeries and procedures across its three hospital sites.

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Crozer Health Launches SeamlessMD For Pre- and Post-Procedure Monitoring
June 21, 2021

Crozer Health Launches SeamlessMD For Pre- and Post-Procedure Monitoring

Crozer Health is now virtually supporting patients with SeamlessMD, a digital patient engagement platform, keeping patients safe, connected, and less likely to be readmitted. Crozer Health is the first health system in Pennsylvania to implement SeamlessMD to advance its Thoracic Surgery program and the first in the nation to digitally support patients undergoing robotic bronchoscopy procedures.

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Sault Area Hospital Implements SeamlessMD for Pre and Post-Surgery Monitoring During COVID-19
May 18, 2021

Sault Area Hospital Implements SeamlessMD for Pre and Post-Surgery Monitoring During COVID-19

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Health Sciences North Launches SeamlessMD for Pre and Post-Surgery Monitoring During COVID-19
April 30, 2021

Health Sciences North Launches SeamlessMD for Pre and Post-Surgery Monitoring During COVID-19

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SeamlessMD Enhance Mobile Initiative to Curb Opioid Addiction
April 7, 2021

SeamlessMD Enhance Mobile Initiative to Curb Opioid Addiction

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Timmins and District Hospital Partners with SeamlessMD for Pre and Post-Surgery Monitoring During COVID-19
March 3, 2021

Timmins and District Hospital Partners with SeamlessMD for Pre and Post-Surgery Monitoring During COVID-19

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SeamlessMD Keeps Patients Safe and Connected During COVID-19
February 25, 2021

SeamlessMD Keeps Patients Safe and Connected During COVID-19

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UH Uses New App to Help Heart Patients Stay Safe for Surgery During COVID-19
February 4, 2021

UH Uses New App to Help Heart Patients Stay Safe for Surgery During COVID-19

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Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Launches SeamlessMD for Pre & Post-Surgery Monitoring During COVID-19
January 29, 2021

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Launches SeamlessMD for Pre & Post-Surgery Monitoring During COVID-19

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Surgeon Spotlight: Meet Dr. Trevor Born
July 7, 2015

Surgeon Spotlight: Meet Dr. Trevor Born

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Surgeon Spotlight: Meet Dr. Sebastian Rodriguez
June 10, 2015

Surgeon Spotlight: Meet Dr. Sebastian Rodriguez

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It Takes Courage To Be Truly Patient-Centered
May 19, 2015

It Takes Courage To Be Truly Patient-Centered

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Apps are cool, but apps alone don’t make a patient engagement strategy
April 10, 2015

Apps are cool, but apps alone don’t make a patient engagement strategy

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Coffee with Joseph Kvedar - Director of Partner's Center for Connected Health
March 29, 2015

Coffee with Joseph Kvedar - Director of Partner's Center for Connected Health

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9 mHealth Facts to Watch in 2015
March 15, 2015

9 mHealth Facts to Watch in 2015

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Coffee with Omada Health's Andrew DiMichele: The Future of Digital Health
October 27, 2014

Coffee with Omada Health's Andrew DiMichele: The Future of Digital Health

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Meet David and follow his journey through cancer surgery using SeamlessMD
October 27, 2014

Meet David and follow his journey through cancer surgery using SeamlessMD

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Coffee with former CIO of Mount Sinai Hospital Prateek Dwivedi: Build something relevant
October 10, 2014

Coffee with former CIO of Mount Sinai Hospital Prateek Dwivedi: Build something relevant

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Coffee with Veronika Litinski: Patient data will improve clinical decisions
September 11, 2014

Coffee with Veronika Litinski: Patient data will improve clinical decisions

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Coffee with Dr. Daniel Schwartz: Physicians are often criticized as technophobic and that is just not correct
August 12, 2014

Coffee with Dr. Daniel Schwartz: Physicians are often criticized as technophobic and that is just not correct

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The real competition to digital health startups
August 5, 2014

The real competition to digital health startups

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