Univalor selects Logibec as Licensee for the Innovative Emergency Redirection Solution Developed Jointly by the CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’île-de-Montréal and Dr. Alexandre Messier of Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal.
Montreal, February 22nd, 2018 – Logibec Inc. (Logibec) has been selected by the university technology transfer organization Univalor, for the commercialization, distribution, implementation and improvement of the emergency redirection solution developed by Dr. Alexandre Messier of Hôpital Sacré-Coeur de Montréal (HSCM) and the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux du Nord-de-l’île-de-Montréal (CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’île-de-Montréal). The agreement focuses on quickly bringing this innovative tool to the health and social services market, in order to allow all organizations and patients to benefit from a more efficient emergency room experience.
The project has already yielded noteworthy results: the HSCM recorded a 20-40 % decrease in overall emergency wait times for ambulatory patients, at implementation, and a reduction of over 15% in ambulatory visits. In addition, 95% of redirected patients agreed that this program should be implemented in all hospitals across the province.
For 35 years, Logibec, a portfolio company of GI Partners, has been offering innovative solutions paired with expert clinical and financial performance analysis that optimizes processes in the healthcare industry. Its software systems and consulting services are aligned with the current and future needs of healthcare facilities.
About CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’île-de-Montréal and Hôpital Sacré-Cœur de Montréal
The HSCM is a university-affiliated hospital that became part of the CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Île-Montréal in 2015. It is recognized as a supraregional patient care, teaching and research centre. In addition to the specialized services offered by the CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Île-Montréal, the HSCM also provides tertiary orthopedics and bariatric surgery, both of which they specialize in.
Univalor is a university technology transfer organization that commercializes scientific findings and technological innovations emanating from some 2,600 researchers at the Université de Montréal and its affiliated health centres, Polytechnique Montréal and HEC Montréal, in the areas of pure and applied sciences, engineering, information technology, management sciences, life sciences, and human health. By creating links between the university and the business community, Univalor helps make businesses more competitive, generate revenue for research and, most importantly, enrich society.