Scienta Health Announces Affiliation with Partners HealthCare

Scienta clients gain access to leading specialists and centers of excellence for acute care in Harvard Medical School's affiliated teaching hospitals

TORONTO, Feb. 16 /CNW/ - Scienta Health today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Boston-based Partners HealthCare, the leading academic medical network in the U.S. Partners HealthCare includes major teaching hospitals affiliated with Harvard Medical School: the Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, McLean Hospital, a treatment and research leader in mental illness, chemical dependency and learning disabilities; and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, a top-ranked rehabilitation facility.

"It's indeed an honor to be the first healthcare delivery company in Canada to be selected by Partners," said Peter Cooper, Scienta Health Co-Founder and CEO. "We gain access to the immense resources of one of the world's great medical complexes. This relationship will enable us to provide our clients in need of highly specialized and advanced acute care with unique access to leading specialists and science. We will also explore collaboration opportunities in researching personalized healthcare delivery."

"The Partners hospitals serve patients with acute medical needs from around the globe who require complex, specialized diagnosis and treatment for cancer, cardiovascular disease, mental health issues and many other serious conditions. We are pleased to now have an affiliation with Scienta which will facilitate timely access for Canadians seeking leading specialists and state-of-the-art technology in Boston. Our relationship with Scienta is supported by Family Health Advocates, who facilitate all patient services for Canadians interested in treatment at our hospitals. We are impressed by the advanced model of personalized preventive healthcare offered by Scienta Health and look forward to growing this relationship," said Jay Pieper, Vice President of Partners HealthCare.

About Scienta Health

Scienta Health applies advanced medical intelligence and individual counseling to help clients achieve maximum physical and mental health. The company serves three groups of clients. Its Toronto-based Health Center provides personalized preventive healthcare services to health-aware individuals, executives and professionals. The Employer Health Services group delivers proprietary health profiling, medical assessments and prevention programs uniquely targeted to reduce known and hidden costs of pre-disease conditions. Through licensing and joint ventures, the company partners with healthcare professionals globally, providing internet-based clinical applications for delivery of personalized preventive healthcare.

About Partners HealthCare

Founded in 1994 by Harvard Medical School's largest affiliated teaching hospitals, the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Partners HealthCare is a global leader in quality patient care, medical education and biomedical research. As an integrated medical system, Partners provides a full continuum of care to over 1.5 million patients each year.

Partners HealthCare has a longstanding commitment to improving global health. In keeping with that commitment, Partners provides clinical development and management services, patient care services, educational exchanges, clinical program affiliations and opportunities for research collaboration, all tailored to meet the needs of collaborating institutions in over 40 countries.


For further information: For further information: Peter Cooper: or (416) 222-5880 x 26

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