July 10, 2015 (Toronto) – Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and NexJ Health, a division of NexJ Systems Inc., announced today that NexJ Connected Wellness has achieved Infoway’s Consumer Health Application certification.

“We congratulate NexJ Health on achieving national class certification for the scheduling and assessment applications on the NexJ Connected Wellness platform,” says Dennis Giokas, Chief Technology Officer, Canada Health Infoway. “This accomplishment demonstrates to the marketplace that this product meets pan-Canadian standards for privacy, security and interoperability, playing an integral role in ensuring patient safety and health system efficiency.”

In order to achieve certification, NexJ Health underwent an assessment process to demonstrate that it met the standards set by Infoway’s Certification Services.

“We are pleased NexJ Connected Wellness has been recognized as a Canada Health Infoway certified Consumer Health Application,” said William Tatham, CEO of NexJ Systems Inc. “This certification brings us a step closer to reaching our objectives of improving the patient care experience, improving population health and reducing health care costs.”

NexJ Connected Wellness is a cloud-based solution for population health management that incorporates mobile and wearable technologies to deliver essential elements of patient engagement for chronic disease management. The solution delivers audio-visual patient visit records that helps improve patient education, create care plans to improve collaboration, and provide personal health coaching that allows patients to achieve health and wellness goals.

Infoway Certification Services provides a process to certify trusted, standards-based health information solutions. It offers pre-implementation certification for the following technology classes:

  • Consumer Health Application
  • Consumer Health Platform
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Drug Information System
  • Electronic Medical Record
  • Immunization Registry
  • Client Registry
  • Provider Registry

About NexJ Health

At NexJ Health, we believe that controlling the rise of chronic disease is possible when patients are engaged to self-manage their chronic conditions. By engaging patients through NexJ Connected Wellness, patients are more likely to achieve their health goals, payers can lower costs, providers can improve care to patients, and pharmaceutical manufacturers and pharmacies can improve medication adherence. NexJ Health is a division of NexJ Systems Inc. For more information about NexJ Health visit www.nexjhealth.com.

About Canada Health Infoway

Infoway helps to improve the health of Canadians by working with partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital health across Canada. Through our investments, we help deliver better quality and access to care and more efficient delivery of health services for patients and clinicians. Infoway is an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by the federal government.

For more information:

Dan Strasbourg

Director, Media Relations
Canada Health Infoway
Tel: (416) 595-3424 dstrasbourg@infoway-inforoute.ca@Infoway

Matthew Bogart

Senior Director, Corporate Communications NexJ Systems Inc.
Tel: (416) 227-3708 matthew.bogart@nexj.com