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TELUS Health Unveils New Online Healthcare Hub

Stocks in this article: T TU provides healthcare professionals with the resources, tools and technology to help improve health outcomes for Canadians

MONTREAL, Sept. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - TELUS Health unveiled the new today, an online hub to help empower customers with smart healthcare solutions that turn information into better health outcomes - improving the health of Canadians and the effectiveness of the country's healthcare system as a whole.

A decade ago, TELUS decided to offer its world-class technology to healthcare. Today, TELUS Health works with professionals across the country: pharmacists, physicians, allied healthcare providers, health regions, hospitals and homecare, insurers, employers, workers' compensation boards and more.

To date TELUS Health has invested more than one billion dollars to bring healthcare information technology to market and is a leader in telehomecare, electronic medical and health records, consumer health, benefits management and pharmacy management.

With the new

  • Solutions and services information such as eClaims, personal health records and home care monitoring are easy to access and understand using the website's streamlined navigation
  • Information is tailored for each industry and Canadian province, so it's easy for users to find the most relevant products and services to meet their needs
  • Educational resources, news, events and publications are available to assist professionals in their practice
  • Access to technical and sales support for existing and new customers is simpler than ever
  • Content is optimized for searchability, helping visitors access resources and tools faster with improved results

"We believe that for Canada's healthcare industry to truly improve, it must harness the power of the very same technologies that are revolutionizing every other industry - from banking, airlines and insurance, to automotive and beyond," said Paul Lepage, senior vice-president, TELUS Health. "By combining the experience of a trusted telecommunications company with healthcare expertise and innovation, TELUS Health has created the new to showcase solutions that link Canadian patients with their providers and turn information into better health outcomes."

Extensively user-tested to focus on customer needs, the new features TELUS Health products and services that span across Canada's healthcare continuum. The site offers customers smart healthcare solutions and other resources that will help health professionals improve both health outcomes for patients and Canadian healthcare in general.

TELUS Health use innovative technologies and applications to better organize information, move it securely and connect all stakeholders. These solutions make a huge difference in five key areas: chronic disease management, medication management, access, prevention and self-care, and performance improvement.

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