University Health Network and Boehringer Ingelheim Canada partner to impact patients lives and help a healthcare system under strain

University Health Network and Boehringer Ingelheim Canada partner to impact patients lives and help a healthcare system under strain

The Ontario healthcare system is under strain, still recovering from the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic. The University Health Network (UHN) and Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. have partnered to address a critical need of heart failure patients.

The objective of the partnership is to expand patient reach of UHN’s successful Medly Program— an innovative, digital therapeutic solution that delivers the benefits of specialized clinical heart failure management at home while improving quality of life and reducing hospitalizations.

New U of T Program Offers Foundational Cardiovascular Health Entrepreneurship Training

New U of T Program Offers Foundational Cardiovascular Health Entrepreneurship Training

Learning about entrepreneurship is an ongoing process that should start with a program like ECHO Discovery.

Together, the Translational Biology & Engineering Program and TRANSFORM HF designed ECHO Discovery to introduce trainees to the world of ideation, research translation, and entrepreneurship.

ECHO Discovery provides an advantage to trainees who choose to pursue either a start-up or career in industry, health care, or government.

TRANSFORM HF, UHN & Weeneebayko Area Health Authority Collaborate for Equitable Access to Heart Failure Care

TRANSFORM HF, UHN & Weeneebayko Area Health Authority Collaborate for Equitable Access to Heart Failure Care

TRANSFORM HF co-lead Dr. Heather Ross (Head, Division of Cardiology UHN-SHS) led a team to Moosonee and Moose Factory in May to continue to deepen our partnership with Weeneebayko Area Health Authority.

Following a COVID-imposed hiatus, the collaboration to address heart failure in the Weeneebayko region was renewed with a visit consisting of in-person clinics, community outreach, and a sharing circle.