Canada’s largest cardiac centre, the Montreal Heart Institute, partners with SeamlessMD to improve patient outcomes for cardiac surgery

Montreal, Quebec – May 31, 2017 – The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) has selected
SeamlessMD’s enterprise platform for patient engagement and care management to
reinforce its position as an industry leader for cardiac surgery, focused on safer recovery
and higher patient satisfaction. MHI is consistently ranked as one of the top cardiac
centers in the world, and is Canada’s largest cardiac centre, performing over 1,900 cardiac
surgeries annually.

Over the last year, MHI’s surgical team has helped develop new cardiac protocols to
improve the patient experience and satisfaction. Adding to this innovation, patients
undergoing cardiac surgery at MHI now have access to SeamlessMD, a free technology
platform available on smartphones, tablets and computers to help patients and families
prepare for surgery and stay on track during recovery. The platform provides patients with
timely reminders leading up to surgery, a daily check-in to track their progress after surgery
(e.g. symptoms, pain levels), personalized feedback on how to care for themselves and a
comprehensive education library with multimedia to help patients recover safely at home.
By better guiding patients throughout the entire journey through surgery, SeamlessMD will
help reduce patient anxiety and make it easier for patients to follow their care plan.

SeamlessMD will also enable patients to stay in connect with their care team throughout
the episode. The care team at MHI will be able to monitor the patients in real time, receive
alerts for patients at-risk, and intervene sooner to prevent avoidable emergency room visits
and hospital readmissions. In addition, MHI will also use aggregate data collected on the
platform to derive insights on how patients recover to help the hospital continuously
improve the patient experience. MHI is the first cardiac center in North America to use this
technology.

“SeamlessMD helps our hospital accomplish key goals: Greater innovation, shorter
recovery times and better patient experience, ” says Louis P. Perrault, MD, Chief of Cardiac
Surgery at MHI and Board Member of the recently formed Enhanced Recovery After
Cardiac Surgery Society (ERACS). “Recognizing the transition to value-based care for
cardiac surgery, such as bundled payments, SeamlessMD will be a key partner of ours for
improving the patient experience and clinical outcomes for cardiac surgery.”

“SeamlessMD is honoured to support the Montreal Heart Institute and their mission to stay
on the cutting-edge as an international centre of excellence for cardiac surgery” said
Joshua Liu, MD, CEO of SeamlessMD. “We are excited to attain new heights together and
improve patient outcomes.”

About the Montreal Heart Institute

Affiliated with Université de Montréal, the Montreal Heart Institute is an ultraspecialized
hospital centre dedicated to care, research, teaching, prevention, rehabilitation and the
assessment of new technologies in cardiology. MHI is nationally and internationally known
for its innovation in cardiology advancements. For more information about the Montreal
Heart Institute, please visit: https://www.icm-mhi.org/

About SeamlessMD

SeamlessMD provides the leading solution for hospitals to launch, optimize and expand
integrated care pathways for surgery. Hospitals use SeamlessMD to enhance the patient
experience, improve surgical outcomes and lower costs. The SeamlessMD platform
supports patients through preparation and recovery with reminders, video-based education,
progress tracking and clinical data collection. Providers and administrators can access
clinical intelligence tools to track patient compliance, monitor patient progress and improve
population health. For more information about SeamlessMD, please visit: www.seamless.md.

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