Ready to Rocket lists Equicare Health as one of the top digital health companies of 2017

Vancouver, CANADA – March 14, 2017 Equicare Health Inc., the leading supplier of comprehensive care coordination solutions, has been named as one of the top digital health companies in Rocket Builder’s 2017 Ready to Rocket list. The list highlights technology companies with the highest growth potential in the sectors of Digital Health, Information and Communications Technology, Cleantech and LifeSciences.

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Closing the information gap: Web-based PROs systems hold promise in supportive cancer care

TYPICAL CARE CAN GENERATE AN INCOMPLETE VIEW OF A CANCER PATIENT’S EXPERIENCES.

Patients with cancer suffer from disease and treatment related symptoms. Many of these clinically- relevant details are often missed or forgotten as these patient-reported outcomes (PROs) are typically only discussed at clinic visits. “Prior research has shown that doctors miss up to half of patients’ symptoms during cancer treatment,” noted medical oncologist Ethan Basch Director of the UNC Lineberger Cancer Outcomes Research Program and an Associate Professor of UNC School of Medicine Division of Hematology and Oncology [1]. Symptoms can also arise from medical comorbidities, such as diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), especially with an aging population [2].  Greater diversity of expertise is needed to address these added complexities.  Results from a comorbidity study in skin cancer patients suggest that patient-reported questionnaires may better identify any coexisting disorders (n=44; 79.5% and 88.6% by traditional medical interview and patient-reported questionnaire, respectively) even when there are discordant observations [3].

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Recognizing 2017 with Ready to Rocket

 

It is our pleasure to announce our recognition as one of the top digital health companies of 2017 by Rocket Builder’s Ready to Rocket list.

In its 15th year of profiling BC technology companies best positioned to capitalize on technology trends and fast growth, this is Ready to Rocket’s first year recognizing health care services in the digital health sector.

We were featured as one of the top Life Sciences Companies in BC last year.

We are pleased to be included with so many strong Canadian tech companies making waves in the community.

For more information about Ready to Rocket: http://www.readytorocket.com

Equicare Health introduces Extract Engine 1.0 with expanded MOSAIQ integration

Vancouver, CANADA – March 7, 2017 Equicare Health Inc., the leading supplier of comprehensive care coordination solutions, releases Extract Engine 1.0 (EE 1.0) which streamlines data flow between Equicare products and oncology information systems (OIS), making access to new data less disruptive and seamless. The introduction of EE 1.0 greatly expands integration with Elekta’s MOSAIQ OIS, pulling over more data than ever.

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