Ontario Improving Patient Care Through Health Technologies Fund

Government of Ontario

In 2017-18, $5.47 million will be distributed to 12 healthcare projects in Ontario that will improve patients’ lives.Through the Health Technologies Fund, the province aims to boost the impact of investments in health innovation.

Of the 12 projects funded, one includes cutting-edge research and innovation from Hamilton:

REdireCT TAVI: Remote ECG Monitoring to Reduce Complications following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantations

Testing a new digital monitoring tool that could shorten the amount of time patients need to spend in the hospital following transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

  • Health Innovation Team: Hamilton Health Sciences, m-Health Solutions
  • Grant amount: $499,117

Previous ELEV8 participant and fast-growing health startup Input Health is also collaborating on a project with Lawson Health in London:

Input Health – Lawson Health

 Testing and evaluation of a cloud-based platform that will deliver remote care to young people with mental health disorders.

  • Health Innovation Team: Lawson Health Research Institute, InputHealth Systems Inc., St. Michael’s Hospital Centre for Excellence in Economic Analysis Research, London Health Sciences Centre, Rogers Communications, St. Joseph’s Health Care London
  • Grant amount: $395,109

Read more about all the exciting Health Technologies Fund projects here.


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