Windsor area pioneers telehealth for stroke recovery

Canadian Healthcare Technology

WINDSOR, Ont. – The Erie St. Clair Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) is working with Windsor Regional Hospital to pilot a new service delivery model called eRehab. This model supports community rehabilitation for mild and moderate stroke patients when they are safely able to leave hospital…

…“We are excited to see Ontario building on the seven years of positive experience with eShift” said Andrew Matthews, vice president of sensory technologies, “This project has the attention of our international clients as it will utilize eShift’s consult module to engage expert clinicians in an innovative way which is applicable to numerous complex care patient situations.”



Andrew Matthews Reveals The True Cost of Healthcare

With the global population aging, the amount of money nations spend on healthcare expenditures is also steadily increasing. Data released last year from the World Bank indicates that global healthcare spending has increased around the world. Of the industrialized nations, the United States spends the most per capita on healthcare with 17.1 percent of their GDP spent on healthcare. Canada spends 10.9 percent, Australia 9.4 percent, China 5.6 percent, Brazil 9.7 percent, Germany 11.3 percent, South Africa 8.9 percent, The United Kingdom 9.1 percent and Japan 10.3.


St Luke’s Hospice staff scope eShift Service Model in Canada

Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare

A project team from St Luke’s Hospice headed off to Canada on Sunday 30th March 2014 to spend a week scoping the eShift service model that is used for end of life patients cared for in the community…


John Ford (left), Andrew Matthews, VP Business Development, Sensory Technologies, Dr. J.F. Roch, Director, ARESPA (Palliative and Complex Care Case Management Organization), Patrick Blanshard, CEO Sensory Technologies, Judith Park, Francois Tattu, ARD Franche Comte (economic development agency), Dr. Frederic Cirillo, CIO, ARS (Regional Health Authority), Sam Kyeremateng

Healthcare Quarterly: Trust Systems for Regional Healthcare

Healthcare Quarterly, 10(4) September 2007: 146-148.doi:10.12927/hcq.2007.19324

Project Profile: Trust Systems for Regional Healthcare

Andrew Matthews


In every healthcare setting, there is an expectation of privacy and security. Patients expect their records to be confidential, and the healthcare provider is responsible for ensuring that this is the case. Until recently, this has not been an issue as records have been paper based and kept in files under lock and key. But with the move toward creating standard electronic health records that can be shared across multiple institutions and by greater numbers of healthcare professionals, the potential for a privacy breach increases exponentially.