TORONTO, ON., January, 2018 – International Data Corporation (IDC) Canada released today an IDC Innovators report recognizing four Canadian personal health record startups with revenue under C$100 million.
The following Canadian solution providers were named as IDC Innovators: ForaHealthyMe Inc., InputHealth, MedChart and Self Care Catalysts. IDC selects vendors as IDC Innovators if they offer an innovative new technology, a ground-breaking approach to an existing issue, and/or an interesting new business model in a specific market.
- The ForaHealthyMe virtual care applications assists providers in treating and managing patients’ physiological and psychological challenges as patients transition through the cycle of chronic care, rehabilitation and recovery.
- InputHealth is approaching the personal health record from a holistic angle with their Collaborative Health Record platform that connects patients to their care providers, enabling it to drive in-year revenue and build an expanding base of patient data.
- MedChart provides a cloud-based and mobile-enabled solution, providing patients the framework to coordinate and share personal health information across the spectrum of healthcare providers and family members.
- Self Care Catalysts’ solutions are centered on its Health Storyline series of mobile applications, which shifts the patient from a passive participant to a key player in monitoring and managing their health by being more informed about their health behaviours and experiences.
“It is no longer a question of if patients wanted or needed access to their personal health records. Attention has turned to how patients would use this information and who they would share it with. ” says Mark Schrutt, Strategic Advisor, Public Sector & Innovation Research at IDC Canada.
The new report, IDC Innovators: Canadian Personal Health Record Startups , 2018 (IDC# CA42509018) document examines solution providers with revenue of less than $100 million with a product, service, or business model with a specific use case.