May 28, 2017

TELUS Outstanding Product Achievement Award for Mobility Health (M-Health) Innovation Excellence in Canada’s Health Care Sector: Aetonix

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Lt to Rt: Mike Roszak, Vice President, Health Benefits Management TELUS Health Solutions, Michel Paquet, CEO Aetonix & John Reid, CATA, CEO

Join Mike Roszak, Vice President, Health Benefits Management TELUS Health Solutions for a Live Stream video at the 2017 CATA Innovation Gala as he presents the TELUS Outstanding Product Achievement Award for Mobility Health (M-Health) Innovation Excellence in Canada’s Health Care Sector to Michel Paquet, CEO at Aetonix  

About the TELUS Award

The Award is presented to a Canadian organization for an outstanding technology engineering development or solution which has resulted in the production of a world-class mHealth product or family of products.

Aetonix in Profile

Aetonix is an Ontario-born virtual home care technology company with a mission is to address the increasing demands for caregiving solutions for home caregivers and for those in group facility settings, regardless of the geographical distance between caregiver and those they care for.

On April 3, 2017, Health Minister Eric Hoskins announced $500,000 in funding for the Arnprior Region & West Ottawa (AROW) and Upper Canada Health Links in support of a new health technology initiative for patients.

The AROW and UC Health Links are partnering with private and public organizations to deploy a telehealth technology developed by Aetonix known as  aTouchAway.

aTouchAway is a communication platform specifically designed for seniors and others with complex care needs. It connects all of their healthcare providers and caregivers, including family members on one digital platform. Members of a patient’s circle of care can see, speak with, assess and support the patient directly through a tablet or smartphone application.

Using this innovation solution, the AROW and Upper Canada Health Links connect patients with more than 50 agencies including hospitals, primary care teams and community sector agencies.  

Aetonix offers Ontario’s Health Links a unique solution that will contribute to a better patient outcome and experience, while improving efficiency.

About TELUS

TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12.9 billion of annual revenue and 12.7 million subscriber connections, including 8.6 million wireless subscribers, 1.7 million high-speed Internet subscribers, 1.4 million residential network access lines and 1.1 million TELUS TV customers. TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video. TELUS is also Canada’s largest healthcare IT provider, and TELUS International delivers business process solutions around the globe.

In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees have contributed over $482 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered more than 7.7 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Created in 2005 by President and CEO Darren Entwistle, TELUS’ 12 Canadian community boards and 5 International boards have led the Company’s support of grassroots charities and have contributed more than $60 million in support of 5,595 local charitable projects, enriching the lives of more than 2 million children and youth, annually. TELUS was honoured to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian company to receive this prestigious international recognition.

For more information about TELUS, please visit telus.com.