In 2018, Dr. Don Burke received a $25,000 Joule Innovation grant for his initiative, Critical Outreach & Diagnostic Intervention (CODI). CODI is an on-demand, immediate support service connecting rural physicians and intensivists in British Columbia. CODI provides an on-demand, virtual 24/7, immediate point of care service that connects rural physicians and intensivist in British Columbia. The CODI app aims to provide better patient outcomes, fewer unnecessary hospital transfers and reduced health care costs.
We interviewed past Joule Innovation grant recipient Dr. DiValentino to learn about how the connections he'...
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