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Zoomer Magazine Highlights PocketHealth, Canadian Consumer Health Tech

Zoomer, the media group focused on Canadians 45 and up, featured PocketHealth in an overview of new consumer health technology companies transforming the healthcare experience for Canadians.

Some highlights:

“Health care, too, has been overhauled with new apps, websites and services, making it easier and more accessible for Canadians to seek medical help. Thankfully, trends like telehealth, medication deliveries and smart imaging platforms are all here to stay as we move on from the pandemic.”

“As outdated as it seems, some Canadian hospitals and clinics still hand patients a CD-ROM with medical images on them, such as X-rays, MRIs, ultrasounds, and CT scans.

The problem is two-fold: patients likely do not have anything to view this on (as computers haven’t shipped with these drives in years), but having your doctor see these images means they need to be hand-delivered.

Toronto-based PocketHealth, on the other hand, makes it easy to access and share your medical images, through a secured website you can view on a smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop. Patients receive a permanent, digital copy of imaging records — in full diagnostic quality — and can then email it to any health-care professional on the planet (or print it, if desired).”

Read the full story here.