Ontario Hospitals can now procure, implement and scale N36 alum SeamlessMD’s patient engagement technology more quickly

Jan 12, 2018

The Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) has validated SeamlessMD (Next 36, 2013) as one of three vendors offering mature and market tested self-management tools that standardize surgical pathways and improve patient engagement before, during and after surgery.

SeamlessMD was the only Canadian company selected by OTN as part of this initiative. 

A rigorous process was applied to identify and qualify these third-party virtual care solutions. An innovative procurement approach was used to establish a provincial Vendor of Record (VOR), supported by all 14 of Ontario's LHINs, that can be readily utilized by Broader Public Sector organizations to acquire these virtual care solutions. The VOR can be accessed through OTN's Innovation Centre.

SeamlessMD provides the leading Patient Engagement and Quality Improvement platform for health systems to deliver value-based models of care, including Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS), Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH), prehabilitation, readmissions prevention, bundled payments and Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) data collection.

"By leveraging this Vendor of Record, Ontario healthcare organizations will be able to more quickly access validated solutions like SeamlessMD, which contribute to improved patient experience, decreased length of stay, reduced readmissions, and decreased surgical cancellations," says Dr. Ed Brown, CEO, OTN. "Qualifying SeamlessMD as one of three vendors on the VOR reflects OTN's drive to help healthcare organizations deliver the highest quality patient care."

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