Saskatchewan Cancer Agency Selects NexJ Systems for New Colorectal Cancer
Screening Program

    
    The NexJ eHealth Suite and NexJ Disease Screening supports Saskatchewan's
    innovative early detection program for colorectal cancer
    

TORONTO, Sept. 23 /CNW/ - NexJ Systems Inc., a leading provider of people-centric enterprise solutions, announced today that they have been selected by the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency as the technology platform for the new provincial Screening Program for Colorectal Cancer (SPCRC).

The SPCRC is an early detection and prevention program targeted at men and women in the province between 50-74 years of age. The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency will use the NexJ Disease Screening application to manage the technical aspects of the screening program, including identifying participants, distributing test kits, tracking and reporting test results across regions of the province.

Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women, after prostate cancer and breast cancer. The incidence of colorectal cancer in Saskatchewan has risen nearly 13 per cent in the last 10 years.

NexJ Disease Screening is a new health application that combines the features of several products in the NexJ eHealth Suite: NexJ Provider Health Platform, NexJ Universal Health Connector, and NexJ Registry Server. NexJ Disease Screening seamlessly integrates with the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency's existing systems to provide a comprehensive solution for managing the entire screening process from identifying candidates, to sending out test kits and information, to receiving test results, and if necessary, coordinating appropriate follow up with patients and providers across the province.

"Early detection is key to preventing colorectal cancer. NexJ Disease Screening provided us with the ability to manage a complex, province-wide screening program in a people-centred way," said Sandra Meeres, Manager SPCRC "With the assistance of NexJ Disease Screening, we can ensure Saskatchewan people have every opportunity for early diagnosis, prompt treatment and a full recovery from colorectal cancer."

"NexJ is proud to be contributing to a program that will save lives and improve the health of numerous Canadians," says William M. Tatham, Chairman & CEO of NexJ Systems. "The NexJ eHealth Suite and NexJ Disease Screening illustrate how people-centred health applications can help health organizations improve patient outcomes and increase the quality of care."

About Saskatchewan Cancer Agency

    
    The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency provides leadership in cancer control by:

    -   delivering quality cancer treatment for men, women and children
    -   operating prevention and early detection programs
    -   conducting innovative research

    For more information, visit: http://www.saskcancer.ca
    

About NexJ Systems Inc.

NexJ Systems Inc. is a provider of innovative people-centric enterprise solutions. Targeting enterprise customers with sophisticated customization, integration and scalability requirements, NexJ Systems' enterprise application platform offers powerful solutions for financial services, insurance, and healthcare. Founded in 2003 by former executives of Janna Systems, NexJ Systems' management team has a proven track record of success in supporting large-scale system deployments. For more information about NexJ Systems call 416-222-5611, e-mail info@nexj.com, or visit www.nexj.com.

SOURCE NexJ Systems Inc.

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Lori Nave, (416) 222-5611 x289, lori.nave@nexj.com


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