ST. LAURENT, QC, June 06, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - McKesson Canada's RelayHealth was named this year's PwC Canada's Vision to Reality Innovator of the Year Award winner in the ''Visionary'' category (large organizations). Winners were announced on June 1, 2017, during an awards ceremony in Toronto.
RelayHealth is a web-based service that provides complete and secure information flow between patients and all of their health care providers, empowering patients with 24/7 access to their medical records.
"This award is the result of a strong collaboration between key stakeholders in the Canadian healthcare system who seek to further empower patients,'' said George Attar, Senior Vice President, Strategic Technology Solutions & Interim Chief Information Officer, McKesson Canada. ''By leveraging innovation and technology we are putting patients at the center of their care and enabling better health from coast to coast.''
Vision to Reality (V2R) Innovator of the Year Award is PwC Canada's annual program aimed at recognizing and celebrating the most innovative organizations in the nation. The applications were reviewed by an independent panel of judges.
Launched in 2011, RelayHealth is McKesson Canada's web-based service that provides complete and secure information flow between patients and all of their health care providers. Focused on the patient point of care, RelayHealth accelerates information exchange, facilitates collaboration between health care providers, advances patient quality of care, and reduces overall health care costs. Visit www.relayhealth.ca for more information.
About the V2R Innovator of the Year Award
Vision to Reality (V2R) Innovator of the Year Award is PwC Canada's annual program aimed at recognizing and celebrating the most innovative organizations in the nation. Visit www.pwc.com/ca/v2r for more information.
About McKesson Canada
Founded more than 100 years ago, McKesson Canada is dedicated to delivering vital medicines, supplies and information technologies that enable the health care industry to provide patients better, safer care. Our solutions empower pharmacies, manufacturers, hospitals and other health care institutions by enabling them to get closer to the millions of patients they serve every single day, while contributing to the quality and safety of care in Canada. Visit www.mckesson.ca for more information.
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