MDClone expands into Canada
February 19, 2020
BE’ER SHEVA, Israel & OTTAWA – Better healthcare insights to help drive better patient outcomes are coming to one of Canada’s largest hospitals. MDClone and The Ottawa Hospital jointly announced today a collaboration to unlock healthcare data to define 21st century data driven decision making in service of those outcomes.
This marks the third country that MDClone operates in, including the United States and Israel.
“Starting a relationship with The Ottawa Hospital – one of the largest hospitals in Canada – is a dream come true for MDClone,” said Ziv Ofek (pictured), founder and CEO. “We now have the collective opportunity with The Ottawa Hospital to democratize data and give physicians better tools to discover better ways to help thousands of Canadians. The power of leveraging data for better healthcare delivery is truly a global desire, and this collaboration is an exciting example in Canada. Partnering with a world class healthcare organization focused on innovation like The Ottawa Hospital is the perfect starting point to fulfill our shared vision of insights impacting care.”
MDClone’s platform democratizes data across the healthcare ecosystem, making it easier for healthcare professionals and researchers to identify and leverage the potentially lifesaving data within them into actionable information that can transform patient care and outcomes. The innovation behind MDClone’s technology lies in its flexible yet powerful infrastructure. All patient data become events on individual timelines. The platform then seamlessly connects data points across many patients and many sources, which help healthcare professionals gain meaningful insights that will define 21st century healthcare.
Also, the platform can gather, use and share the insights while fully protecting patient privacy. MDClone’s technology can create a synthetic data set from health system data that is statistically comparable to the original but contains no actual patient information. With MDClone, The Ottawa Hospital healthcare professionals and researchers can analyze data and discover new healthcare breakthroughs without compromising patient privacy.
“MDClone’s technology is helping The Ottawa Hospital deliver 21st century healthcare to our patients,” said Dr. Alan Forster, VP, innovation & quality. “The platform’s ability to help our physicians and researchers visualize, analyze and share high-value clinical insights while protecting patient privacy is an important part of providing world-class care and better outcomes for our patients. With this collaboration, Ottawa Hospital is leading Ontario and Canada in building the infrastructure for effective, secure innovation.”
MDClone democratizes data, empowering exploration, discovery and collaboration to improve patients’ health. With MDClone, any user can ask and answer any question in real-time. This dramatic paradigm shift is made possible by MDClone’s unique technology for organizing, accessing and protecting the privacy of patient data, enabling healthcare knowledge workers to turn ideas into actionable insights in rapid cycles. Founded in 2016 in Israel, MDClone works with major health systems, payers and life science companies in the U.S., Canada and Israel.
About The Ottawa Hospital
The Ottawa Hospital is one of Canada’s largest learning and research hospitals. It provides acute, specialized and complex care to the region’s 1.3 million residents and is home to Eastern Ontario’s regional Trauma Centre. The Ottawa Hospital is internationally known for changing the way medicine is practiced around the world thanks to brilliant minds, pioneering treatments, cutting-edge technology and state-of-the-art facilities. Through innovation and research, our doctors, researchers and staff are defining new standards in patient care by discovering better ways to diagnose and treat patients. Our focus on learning and research helps us develop new and innovative ways to treat patients and improve care. As a multi-campus hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa, we deliver specialized care to people in Eastern Ontario and parts of Nunavut. The Ottawa Hospital has received the highest rating from Accreditation Canada, Accredited with Exemplary Standing, reflecting our commitment to provide the world-class, compassionate care we would want for our loved ones.