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One of the First In-Patient Facilities Delivers IV Ketamine Treatment in Canada

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1 Comment| February 16, 2022

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A healthcare company focused on artificial intelligence-powered digital therapeutics announced this week that it had facilitated its first intravenous ketamine treatment to a patient at the Victoria Wellness Mental Health Residential and Addition Treatment Centre in in Gores Landing, Ontario.

Through the Wellbeing Digital Sciences Inc. (NEO: MEDI, Forum) collaboration with iHealthOX, this centre is one of the first in-patient facilities to offer ketamine-assisted therapy in Canada. Wellbeing management expects the collaboration between VW, iHealthOX and itself to experience an increase in the number of patients treated via IV ketamine infusions soon.

Wellbeing’s Interim Chief Executive Officer, Adam Deffett said in a news release that the success of this first IV ketamine treatment in Canada in collaboration with VW and iHealthOX and Wellbeing is encouraged that ketamine-based treatments for mental health are becoming more commonplace.

“The company has always wanted to make a positive and significant impact on mental health and this brings us one step closer.”

iHealthOX was created to provide patients with a customized digital tool specifically for mental health. The platform will be available to patients in both desktop and mobile versions, extending the services beyond clinic locations.

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