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Telehealth

Eceptionist’s scheduling solution selected by Infoway

HOUSTON – Eceptionist, Inc. announced that is has been selected by Canada Health Infoway as a vendor that meets their investment criteria for telehealth scheduling.

Infoway has developed Pan-Canadian requirements and has defined investment criteria in the area of scheduling for the organization’s telehealth strategic investment program.

Telehealth is defined as the use of information and communications technology to deliver health services, expertise and information over distances. The Infoway telehealth strategic investment program strategy focuses on five key dimensions: Geographic, Cultural, Clinical, Management Models as well as Technology and Standards.

Through the telehealth strategic investment program strategy, Infoway invests capital to increase utilization and expansion of telehealth services throughout Canada and in identified areas of need, such Aboriginal, official language minority, northern and remote communities.

The Eceptionist platform that will be used by facilities and clinics will help manage and support different services that are provided by healthcare organizations throughout Canada. A summary of the benefits is included below.

• Improves the quality of the healthcare that is available to patients in their local areas by giving patients access to specialties that are not provided in the areas where they live;

• Access to second opinions from specialists not in the region;

• Continuity of care for remote follow-up patients;

• Reduces the amount of unnecessary patient transfers;

• Promotes continuing medical education.

Infoway (www.infoway-inforoute.ca) is a federally funded, not-for-profit organization that is leading the development and implementation of electronic health projects across Canada. Infoway works with provinces and territories to invest in electronic health projects, which support safer, more efficient healthcare delivery. Fully respecting patient confidentiality, the seprivate and secure systems provide healthcare professionals with immediate access to complete and accurate patient information, enabling better decisions about diagnosis and treatment. The result is a sustainable health care system offering improved quality, accessibility, productivity and cost savings.

Eceptionist, Inc. (www.eceptionist.com) is a privately held company located in Houston, Texas. Eceptionist is dedicated to improving the efficiency and reducing the costs of healthcare organizations through the development of the Eceptionist platform. Organizations can use the Eceptionist platform to better manage healthcare as it is delivered across departments, sites, communities and countries. Eceptionist supports Scheduling, Telemedicine, Disease and Case Management, Care Pathways, Protocols and Reporting for facilities and corporations around the world. Eceptionist’s customers include the United States Military, the National Health Service in the United Kingdom, the LSU and State of Louisiana Telehealth Program and TelBios in Italy.

 

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