Ottawa, ON - Oct. 17, 2018 – Joule, the Canadian Medical Association’s (CMA) newest company, announced today that it has officially become Hacking Health’s National Medical Partner, providing the tools and resources for Canada’s physicians to develop innovation that will help shape the country’s health care system and improve patient outcomes.
Hacking Health is a Montreal-based company whose mission is to accelerate innovation and technology development in the health care sector by connecting health care providers, patients, designers, developers, innovators and entrepreneurs.
Serving the CMA’s more than 86,000 members, Joule is a catalyst for physician-led innovation. Becoming Hacking Health’s National Medical Partner helps solidify a direct connection to many of the country’s most dynamic and creative minds.
“Hacking Health provides our country’s innovators with crucial resources to develop patient-centred solutions that can make a real difference in health care and this is exactly what Joule is all about, explains Joule CEO Lindee David. We are confident that this collaboration will benefit CMA members who are seeking those types of resources.”
“This partnership is a win-win for both parties involved,” explains Luc Sirois, co-founder of Hacking Health. “In working with Joule, we will continue to bring the world’s foremost innovators together to develop creative and collaborative solutions to a number of health issues here in Canada.”
In 2017, Joule teamed up with Hacking Health in various cities across the country, including Halifax, Ottawa as well as Montreal, Quebec City, Prince George and Toronto this coming Fall.
For more information on this partnership, please watch this video. For more information about Hacking Health, please visit hackinghealth.ca.
Joule is the Canadian Medical Association’s (CMA’s) newest subsidiary, designed to assist physicians in the pursuit of clinical excellence. Joule does this explicitly through the support of physician-led innovation and by inspiring physician adoption of knowledge products and innovative technologies and services. Our purpose is to achieve health system changes through physician adoption and leadership of impactful digital solutions. Our mission is to help physicians be at their best.
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