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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.