Clinia Powers COVID-19 Vaccine Site Search Results for Waze and Google
Montreal, Que. - June 28, 2021 - After successfully providing Waze and Google with the data needed to direct Canadians to COVID-19 testing sites, Montreal-based Clinia Health Inc. is proud to announce that it will now be powering searches for vaccination sites in Canada on Waze and Google Maps.
“We are happy to be working with Canadian startups such as Clinia that are developing technology that connects us to the resources we need to get through the other side of this pandemic together,’’ confirms John Cousens, Managing Director, Public Sector Canada, Google Cloud.
Vaccination is a critical step to help us all re-open our cities and provinces, and together we hope we can facilitate the process for every Canadian looking to get their vaccines.
Clinia is thrilled to be working directly with the Ontario, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotian governments to ensure all data is accurate and aligned with their records. They have reached out to the other provincial governments, and are in discussions with them to get the information they need. In the meantime, they are pulling data from healthcare reference sites to ensure they're directing citizens to the most up to date sites.. The database -- with over 6,500 vaccination sites -- was integrated into Waze and Google in March 2021, with the data being refreshed multiple times on a weekly basis. Clinia’s listing data includes all vaccination and testing sites such as pharmacies, clinics, as well as local sites (schools, venues, etc.), ensuring Canadians can find the vaccination site they need.
Clinia CEO, Simon Bédard, shares “Our software enabled Canadians to find testing locations throughout the pandemic, and we are thrilled that we can help them find vaccination sites that will help keep them and the larger population safe and healthy.”
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Clinia Health Inc is a leader in the management and search of interoperable data dedicated to the healthcare space. Our mission is to optimize healthcare navigation and simplify access to the right resources, for the right patient, at the right time. Our health navigation platform connects thousands of healthcare establishments and providers into one comprehensive healthcare search experience. Using Clinia’s scalable technology, companies and health organizations of all sizes can build and customize search experiences within their own products to facilitate access to healthcare resources for their users.