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Virtual HealthCare Tech Firm Contracts to Provide Patient Care Platform to US Nephrology Clinic
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Reliq Health Technologies reported it signed a new agreement with a Texas-based nephrology clinic to provide its iUGO Care platform to patients with chronic kidney disease.

In a news release, Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (RHT:TSX.V; RQHTF:OTCQB; A2AJTB:WKN) announced that it has "signed a new contract with a U.S. Nephrology practice to use Reliq's proprietary iUGO Care platform to monitor Chronic Kidney Disease patients."

Reliq Health Technologies CEO Dr. Lisa Crossley stated, "It is a testament to the flexibility of our platform that it can be used to manage so many different complex chronic conditions...We are pleased to be working with our newest client, a Nephrology Practice in Texas, to monitor Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients and help improve their health outcomes."

"Over 36 Million Americans have CKD and the majority of these patients also have either diabetes and/or hypertension, the two primary risk factors for developing CKD. Using our highly scalable iUGO Care platform, Nephrologists can help monitor medication compliance and manage patients' co-morbidities like diabetes and high blood pressure, helping to reduce or prevent further damage to the kidneys that could lead to End Stage Renal Disease and the need for costly and disruptive interventions like dialysis or a kidney transplant. We will begin onboarding patients next week, and expect to have at least 5,000 kidney disease patients on the platform by the end of this calendar year, at an average revenue of US$65/patient/month," Dr. Crossley added.

Reliq Health advised that it developed the iUGO Care platform in order to support care coordination and community-based virtual healthcare. According to the company, "iUGO Care allows complex patients to receive high quality care at home, improving health outcomes, enhancing quality of life for patients and families and reducing the cost of care delivery. iUGO Care provides real-time access to remote patient monitoring data, allowing for timely interventions by the care team to prevent costly hospital readmissions and ER visits."


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