Health Outcomes Worldwide (HOW)

Health Outcomes Worldwide (HOW)

February 16, 2016 09:30 ET

Cape Breton Company Builds on Landmark Success, Sets Stage for Exponential Growth in 2016

NEW WATERFORD, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 16, 2016) - Health Outcomes Worldwide (HOW), one of Canada's top e-health software solution providers, will continue to lead the way in revolutionary patient care, as it builds on a banner year of growth in 2015.

Health Outcomes Worldwide helps to empower healthcare organizations, doctors, and nurses to allow patients to heal more quickly while significantly reducing costs. The company's award-winning software, how2trak®, gives healthcare providers real-time, evidence-based direction on best practice wound care. HOW has the largest wound-care database in Canada and with the development of the Intelligent Practice Assistant (IPA), a groundbreaking technology, which allows users to respond with embedded evidence-based cues and reminders to ensure patient care follows the Gold Standard of best practice and solidifying the companies leading position in the global market.

HOW raised $1.5 million in venture-capital funding in 2015, and won a five-year contract to implement how2trak® in 10 long-term care facilities. Now employing twelve full time staff, the company also finalized a partnership with Think Research, the number one provider of expert clinical content in Canada, allowing HOW to integrate how2trak® into existing electronic health records.

In 2015, HOW signed contracts with several other partners across Canada and the United Kingdom. HOW also began a pilot project with the VON in the Cape Breton-Antigonish region to provide home-care patients with best-practice wound care solutions. Working partnerships were also forged with technology sector leaders; Calgary Scientific and SLYCE Inc.

Corrine McIsaac, founder and CEO of HOW, was the proud recipient of several professional awards in 2015, including: top 50 CEOs of Atlantic Canada, Discovery Awards Innovation Award, and the Pinnacle Award at the Women in Business Awards.

"I am incredibly proud of the accomplishments the HOW team has made in the past year and I feel we are well positioned to continue this momentum throughout 2016. HOW is leading the way in healthcare software solutions and as a result, we are helping patients to heal more quickly while helping doctors and nurses do their jobs more efficiently," said McIsaac.

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