VANCOUVER, BC, December 19, 2017 / – Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT or OTCQB:RQHTF) (“Reliq” or the “Company”), a technology company focused on developing innovative mobile health (mHealth) solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, is pleased to announce that Mr. Anthony (Tony) de Werth has joined its Advisory Board.
“We are thrilled to have Mr. de Werth join our Advisory Board,” said Dr. Lisa Crossley, CEO of Reliq Health. “His Capital Markets expertise and experience guiding fast-growing companies like hyperWALLET to large scale success will be invaluable to Reliq Health going forward.”
Mr. de Werth’s career in the Canadian Investment Industry spans several decades and includes progressively senior roles with Merrill Lynch Canada culminating in the role of Managing Director of the Private Client division before it was acquired by Wood Gundy. In this role he was responsible for all Merrill Lynch Canada branches. Upon the successful completion of this acquisition, Mr. de Werth became the Chairman & CEO of CIBC Wood Gundy Private Client Investments Inc., in charge of the combined Private Client operation. He was a member of both the Management Committee and the Executive Committee at CIBC Wood Gundy. Mr. de Werth has served as a Director/Officer of several public and private companies including Chairman of hyperWALLET Systems Inc., Chairman of Rattlesnake Ventures and Director at Minsud Resources Corp. He has also acted in a legal advisory capacity for several law firms in individual investor matters.
“I’m excited to be part of the Reliq Health team, working towards a common goal of making healthcare more accessible and affordable,” said Mr. Tony de Werth. “I look forward to working with this passionate team to make a real contribution to the future of healthcare.”
Reliq’s iUGO Care digital health solution provides high quality virtual care in the community by creating a “virtual hospital ward” within the patient’s home, automatically collecting vital signs and encouraging and tracking medication adherence. iUGO Care’s unique interactive voice technology provides patients with audible alerts and reminders to take their medications, collect their vitals using Bluetooth-enabled monitoring devices and perform prescribed rehab or fitness activities. iUGO Care’s two-way voice hub provides voice-activated access to patient education content, empowering patients and family members to proactively manage complex chronic conditions. Reliq’s iUGO Care cloud platform instantly alerts the clinical care team if a patient develops key warning signs, allowing clinicians to intervene before a health crisis occurs, preventing costly and disruptive hospital readmissions and ER visits.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
“Dr. Lisa Crossley”
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