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Toronto, Nov 28 (Canadian-Media): Ontario's recent partnership with Think Research Corporation, which offers cloud-based technology platform and services to transform our health care system by improving efficiency and making it easier to use which will help create 228 new highly skilled jobs and retaining 130 positions in Toronto, media reports said.
“We are pleased to partner with the Ontario government on this exciting initiative as we transform our software solutions. With this investment, we will continue to solve modern medical challenges to better serve our customers, so they can provide high quality care and improve the lives of patients here in Ontario and around the world,” Media reported Saurabh Mukhi, Chief Technology Officer, Think Research Corporation of stating.
Think Research Corporation creates health care software that is used by more than 1,000 facilities in Canada, the United States and Europe. It offers a range of digital tools to help doctors, nurses and pharmacists better treat patients. The company's software also connects health care providers, allowing them to collaborate and share medical knowledge.
“New technologies are transforming our health care system by improving efficiency and making it easier to use. Through this exciting partnership, tools will be developed that encourage collaboration between health care providers, leading to better health for Ontarians now and in the future,” Dr. Eric Hoskins, Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care was reported by media to state.
Think Research, which is reportedly improving and expanding its existing software with support from Ontario's Jobs and Prosperity Fund -- Ontario Business Funding for Job Creation -- provides better access to innovative clinical solutions, that reportedly facilitates seamless sharing of critical health care information to help ensure access to the best care.
Private sector investment in Ontario is reportedly being secured by the Jobs and Prosperity Fund, which allows the government to promote busines partnerships and help in creating jobs as well as enhancing productivity, innovation and exports.
According to official reports, Think Research’s platform will be the first health care cloud platform in Canada to bring together third-party technologies into one single platform.
“Supporting innovative and forward-thinking companies like Think Research is what the Jobs and Prosperity Fund is all about. This strategic partnership will help the company make an even greater impact on our health care system, while accelerating the growth of Ontario’s economy and creating high value jobs in the province,” Brad Duguid, Ontario Minister of Economic Development and Growth was reported by media to state.
Since January 2013, Ontario has announced over 32 projects with government commitments totaling over $650 million, leveraging over $6.8 billion in private sector investment.
Every dollar invested through the fund leverages an average of $10 in private sector investments, official reports said.
Over 40,000 jobs in Ontario are being created and retained -- reportedly with the help of Jobs and Prosperity Fund and -- at companies such as Biolab Pharma in Mississauga, MHI Canada Aerospace in Mississauga, Sofina Foods in Mitchell/Dublin, RWDI in Guelph, Apotex in Mississauga, Cyclone in Mississauga, Legend 3D in Toronto, Polycorp in Elora, Thales Canada in Toronto, Mitsui Hi-Tec Inc. in Brantford, Sandvine Incorporated in Waterloo, Huawei Canada in Ottawa, Markham and Waterloo, Superpufft in Mississauga, A. Lassonde Inc. in Toronto, Toyota in Cambridge and Woodstock and Linamar in Guelph.
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)