TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 6, 2013) - PatientOrderSets.com is pleased to announce the key acquisition of a patient self-management technology, fliiSolutions Inc. (Flii), that will allow PatientOrderSets.com to offer more robust support to community care providers and their patients. Flii is used to track patients' compliance with care plans, including medication schedules, rehabilitation programs, vital signs, and other relevant metrics, allowing patients in the community to be effectively supervised by a clinician remotely. The app provides a two way link that allows clinicians to view real-time reports and intervene where necessary to offer feedback and instruction in the form of text or video messaging.
"I am very pleased to see the growth PatientOrderSets.com has achieved," said Dr. Christopher O'Connor, Founder of PatientOrderSets.com. "Acquiring fliiSolutions represents an exciting next step for PatientOrderSets.com because community care programs are vital to ensuring that patients achieve the best outcomes. The research clearly shows that to improve care, patients must be supported in their homes and communities and Flii is the kind of tool clinicians need to do so effectively."
PatientOrderSets.com provides clinical support solutions to a network of over 260 hospitals and health centres, and is working with interprofessional care teams across all phases of care. The company's unique collaborative network model is focused on connecting clinicians and supporting interprofessional work with best-practices and sophisticated technology, encouraging better health outcomes and more efficient care processes. The Flii platform allows PatientOrderSets.com to tap into the emerging market of mobile health applications that can provide real-time connectivity to patients and valuable adherence and outcomes data.
"Flii was founded as a technology for empowering patients to manage their care while remaining connected with their health care providers," said Saurabh Mukhi, Founder of fliiSolutions. "The platform is naturally compatible with the work being done by PatientOrderSets.com and I am excited to see the platform integrated with the company's other solutions and clinical content. Reaching out to patients in the community, and connecting them to clinicians that can provide ongoing health monitoring and real-time support, will help many people achieve better outcomes and avoid costly medical errors."
PatientOrderSets.com is the leading Canadian provider of clinical decision support solutions and associated tools. With over 260 hospitals and health care organizations participating in a collaborative network, sharing clinical documents tailored to their unique needs and resources, the company offers the only customizable decision support solution of its kind in the world.
- Health Care Industry