Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Medimap Partners with Winnipeg Regional Health Authority To Improve Emergency Room Wait Times

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

WINNIPEG, MB, Nov. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Medimap is pleased to announce it has signed a strategic partnership with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) to improve patient care and reduce emergency room wait times.

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  • WINNIPEG, MB, Nov. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Medimap is pleased to announce it has signed a strategic partnership with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) to improve patient care and reduce emergency room wait times.
  • This will help improve Manitobans' access to care by diverting patients with low acuity needs to local medical services that have the capacity to see them, thereby reducing wait times at emergency rooms across the city.
  • "Our new partnership with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is a win-win for both patients and the overall healthcare system.
  • "Every month, approximately 40 percent of people who visit a Winnipeg Urgent Care Centre or emergency department could receive the health care they need, often sooner, through a family doctor or walk-in clinic," said Mike Nader, President and CEO of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.

Picis Announces Multi-Year, Multi-Facility Agreement with Fraser Health

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

WAKEFIELD, Mass., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Picis Clinical Solutions, Inc. (Picis) is pleased to announce that Fraser Health Authority, located in British Columbia, Canada, has selected the Picis suite of solutions to enhance their existing EHR solution. The implementation of Preop Manager, Anesthesia Manager and PACU Manager across the Health Authority in 11 acute hospital facilities including all 90 operating rooms to help maintain a contiguous record of the patient perioperative journey.

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  • WAKEFIELD, Mass., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Picis Clinical Solutions, Inc. (Picis) is pleased to announce that Fraser Health Authority, located in British Columbia, Canada, has selected the Picis suite of solutions to enhance their existing EHR solution.
  • Picis' solutions are completely integrated with Meditech and allow for comprehensive system reporting that will provide valuable insight across all of Fraser Health.
  • The addition of Fraser Health further supports consistent reporting across multiple health authorities and reinforces the proven reliability of Picis Anesthesia Manager."
  • Picis Clinical Solutions (Picis) is a global provider of clinical information solutions that automate the entire perioperative experience with one continuous patient record, from preop to anesthesia through PACU.

Picis Announces Multi-Year, Multi-Facility Agreement with Fraser Health

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

WAKEFIELD, Mass., Aug. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Picis Clinical Solutions, Inc. (Picis) is pleased to announce that Fraser Health Authority, located in British Columbia, Canada, has selected the Picis suite of solutions to enhance their existing EHR solution.

Key Points: 
  • WAKEFIELD, Mass., Aug. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Picis Clinical Solutions, Inc. (Picis) is pleased to announce that Fraser Health Authority, located in British Columbia, Canada, has selected the Picis suite of solutions to enhance their existing EHR solution.
  • Picis solutions are completely integrated with Meditech and allow for comprehensive system reporting that will provide valuable insight across all of Fraser Health.
  • The addition of Fraser Health further supports consistent reporting across multiple health authorities and reinforces the proven reliability of Picis Anesthesia Manager.
  • Picis Clinical Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of N. Harris Computer Corporation, provides licensed systems for use at more than 400 hospitals worldwide.

Extendicare Announces Agreements to Acquire a 15% Managed Interest in 24 Long-Term Care Homes from Revera & Form a Redevelopment Joint Venture with Axium

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Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Extendicare has entered into agreements with Revera to acquire a 15% managed interest in 18 class A long-term care homes located in Ontario and six homes in Manitoba (the Acquisition).

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  • Extendicare has entered into agreements with Revera to acquire a 15% managed interest in 18 class A long-term care homes located in Ontario and six homes in Manitoba (the Acquisition).
  • Axium will own an 85% interest in the joint venture with Extendicare retaining a 15% interest.
  • The Revera transactions will add 56 long-term care homes to the 108 long-term care homes Extendicare currently operates (58 owned, 50 managed).
  • Upon closing of the Axium Transaction, Axium will acquire an 85% interest in the joint venture, with Extendicare retaining a 15% managed interest.

Elastrin Therapeutics Announces Newly Formed Scientific Advisory Board

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Monday, January 17, 2022

Elastrin Therapeutics Inc., a privately held biotechnology company leveraging a platform technology to develop therapeutics that render calcified tissue and organs supple again, announced the formation of its Scientific Advisory Board.

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  • Elastrin Therapeutics Inc., a privately held biotechnology company leveraging a platform technology to develop therapeutics that render calcified tissue and organs supple again, announced the formation of its Scientific Advisory Board.
  • We are fortunate to work with such an amazing group of medical scientists, cardiovascular experts and pharma executives on our Scientific Advisory Board, said Dr. Matthias Breugelmans, CEO of Elastrin Therapeutics.
  • Elastrin is a prime example of what Kizoo is looking for in its investments: Not delaying an age-related disease but reversing it, said Patrick Burgermeister, Partner at Kizoo Technology Capital and member of Elastrin Therapeutics Board of Directors.
  • Elastrin Therapeutics Scientific Advisory Board is comprised of:
    Prof. Charles O'Neill, MD: Dr. ONeill has had an active basic and clinical research program in vascular calcification for the past 20 years and has published over 45 articles on this subject.

Health Care Changes Continue to Concern CUPE

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

WINNIPEG, May 31, 2018 /CNW/ -Today's announcement of Phase II of "Healing Our Health System" continues to concern CUPE, which represents thousands of health care workers in the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.

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  • WINNIPEG, May 31, 2018 /CNW/ -Today's announcement of Phase II of "Healing Our Health System" continues to concern CUPE, which represents thousands of health care workers in the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.
  • Phase I of "Healing our Health System" also resulted in thousands of health care support workers having their lives thrown into chaos.
  • Over 1,300 health care support positions were deleted, and 131 health care support workers were laid off.
  • In Manitoba, CUPE represents approximately 26,000 members working in health care facilities, personal care homes, school divisions, municipal services, social services, child care centres, public utilities, libraries and family emergency services.