January 28, 2013 (Toronto, ON) – Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Consulting Cadre International Inc. announced today Clarity Health JournalTM has successfully achieved Infoway's Category IV Non-Transactional Pre-Implementation Certification as a Consumer Health Application.
"Clarity Health Journal fosters better quality healthcare by promoting a family-centric approach and patient participation in the management of their health," explains Saverio Rinaldi, President and CEO of Consulting Cadre International Inc. "By including the input and observations from the family at home and in the hospital, Clarity Health Journal gathers more information for the healthcare team and works to help families take charge of their health. The certification assures healthcare providers and users that the application meets national security and privacy standards."
The Infoway certification mark indicates that the application has met a series of pre-defined, domain-specific assessment criteria in the areas of privacy, security, and management control.
"The Infoway certification process is designed to ensure an application meets a prescribed set of standards and we congratulate Clarity Health Journal for meeting the requirements," said Richard Alvarez, President and CEO, Canada Health Infoway.
Clarity Health Journal has the capability to cover the broad spectrum of individual health management, from post-natal and elderly care to normal health and chronic disease management. Families can use Clarity Health Journal to track health for themselves and to share with other family members and caregivers.
The solution takes an individual's health information, which today can be found in paper and/or electronic form in one or more places, including general practitioners and/or specialists' offices, hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities and a patient's residence and re-engineers them into an accessible, updatable, electronic health journal.
"Clarity Health Journal patient-managed information provides seamless integration between the individual, doctor, clinics and hospitals, ultimately resulting in more accurate health information and better personal care," adds Mr. Rinaldi.
About Consulting Cadre International Inc and Clarity Health JournalTM
Consulting Cadre International Inc. is a leading Canadian technology service and solutions firm. The company provides consulting, development and implementation services for healthcare. CCII developed the Clarity Health JournalTM introduced in 2008 is a consumer health application, empowering families to take charge of their health.
About Canada Health Infoway
Canada Health Infoway is an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by the federal government. Infoway jointly invests with every province and territory to accelerate the development and adoption of information and communications technology projects in Canada. Fully respecting patient confidentiality, these secure systems will provide clinicians and patients with the information they need to better support safe care decisions and manage their own health. Accessing this vital information quickly will help foster a more modern and sustainable health care system for all Canadians.
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Consulting Cadre International Inc.
Clarity Health Journal LLC
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