TELUSHealth.com provides healthcare professionals with the resources,
tools and technology to help improve health outcomes for Canadians
MONTREAL, Sept. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - TELUS Health unveiled the new
TELUSHealth.com today, an online hub to help empower customers with
smart healthcare solutions that turn information into better health
outcomes - improving the health of Canadians and the effectiveness of
the country's healthcare system as a whole.
A decade ago, TELUS decided to offer its world-class technology to
healthcare. Today, TELUS Health works with professionals across the
country: pharmacists, physicians, allied healthcare providers, health
regions, hospitals and homecare, insurers, employers, workers'
compensation boards and more.
To date TELUS Health has invested more than one billion dollars to bring
healthcare information technology to market and is a leader in
telehomecare, electronic medical and health records, consumer health,
benefits management and pharmacy management.
With the new TELUSHealth.com:
Solutions and services information such as eClaims, personal health records and home care monitoring are
easy to access and understand using the website's streamlined
Information is tailored for each industry and Canadian province, so it's easy for users to find the most relevant products and services
to meet their needs
Educational resources, news, events and publications are available to assist professionals in their practice
Access to technical and sales support for existing and new customers is simpler than ever
Content is optimized for searchability, helping visitors access resources and tools faster with improved results
"We believe that for Canada's healthcare industry to truly improve, it
must harness the power of the very same technologies that are
revolutionizing every other industry - from banking, airlines and
insurance, to automotive and beyond," said Paul Lepage, senior
vice-president, TELUS Health. "By combining the experience of a trusted
telecommunications company with healthcare expertise and innovation,
TELUS Health has created the new TELUSHealth.com to showcase solutions
that link Canadian patients with their providers and turn information
into better health outcomes."
Extensively user-tested to focus on customer needs, the new
TELUSHealth.com features TELUS Health products and services that span
across Canada's healthcare continuum. The site offers customers smart
healthcare solutions and other resources that will help health
professionals improve both health outcomes for patients and Canadian
healthcare in general.
TELUS Health use innovative technologies and applications to better
organize information, move it securely and connect all stakeholders.
These solutions make a huge difference in five key areas: chronic
disease management, medication management, access, prevention and
self-care, and performance improvement.
TELUS Health solutions:
Empower doctors, nurses and extended health teams to share information
and provide integrated care efficiently and cost-effectively
Offer doctors, patients and their families the ability to share
information anytime and anywhere, further involving patients in
managing their own health
Enable pharmacists to provide better medication management and
healthcare services for clients
Improve benefits claims management to make it more efficient for
employees, companies and insurance providers
Allow hospitals, governments and health system managers to analyze
information and determine best practices, evidence-based treatments and
improve quality of care
Encourage patients to care for themselves at home and wherever life
"The new TELUSHealth.com is part of our revamped digital and external
communications strategy - we're committed to providing valuable
resources to customers in a clear and thoughtful manner," continued
Lepage. "And this is just the beginning. As TELUS Health products and
services continue to evolve to meet the demands of Canada's dynamic
healthcare market, so too will the website. Our goal is to make
TELUSHealth.com, as well as other TELUS Health resources, usable and
useful for all Canadians."
For more information about TELUS Health, please visit the new TELUSHealth.com. To learn more about how TELUS Health is impacting the top five health
issues facing Canadians, watch this video. For a full list of TELUS Health solutions, visit http://www.telushealth.com/health-solutions
About TELUS Health
TELUS Health is a leader in telehomecare, electronic medical and health
records, consumer health, benefits management and pharmacy management.
TELUS Health gives health authorities, providers, physicians, patients
and consumers the power to turn information into better health
outcomes. For more information about TELUS Health, please visit TELUSHealth.com .
TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications
company in Canada, with $10.6 billion of annual revenue and
12.8 million customer connections including 7.4 million wireless
subscribers, 3.5 million wireline network access lines, 1.3 million
Internet subscribers and 595,000 TELUS TV customers. Led since 2000 by
President and CEO, Darren Entwistle, TELUS provides a wide range of
communications products and services including wireless, data, Internet
protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video.
In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team
members and retirees have contributed more than $260 million to
charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered 4.2 million
hours of service to local communities since 2000. Fourteen TELUS
Community Boards lead TELUS' local philanthropic initiatives. TELUS was
honoured to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation
globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals,
becoming the first Canadian company to receive this prestigious
For more information about TELUS, please visit telus.com.
SOURCE: TELUS Corporation
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