Research Roundup: February 2022
Text messaging platform improves care and provides hope for teen transplant recipients
In early 2021, the BCPVPA started a pilot project in partnership with WelTel Health to track the well-being of 100 participating members. Every week these members are sent a simple question via text: “How are you?”
Researchers strengthen connections with teen patients through texting
WelTel platform is helping a team at BC Children's Hospital build deeper relationships with patients through weekly texts. Early evidence and ongoing research is revealing how small texts can have big impacts for providers and patients.
Women in Leadership: Driving Innovation in a COVID-19 world
WelTel's CEO and Co-Founder, Dr. Gabrielle Serafini, has been recognized among leading women driving technology. #ChooseToChallenge
2020 CHIA Award Winner Dr. Richard Lester - Digital Health Canada
WelTel Founder, visionary & celebrated Michael Smith Scholar for innovative work using digital tools to improve patient care and equitable access, currently paving the way in BC through the use of NLP to improve the healthcare journey is recognized by Digital Health Canada for putting health text-messaging on the map!