Our team is comprised of experts in healthcare, business, and technology.
We continue to improve patient outcomes, increase patient satisfaction, and reduce cost of care through technology.
A post-surgical monitoring application tested at Women’s College Hospital showed strong clinical outcomes and cost savings.
Women’s College Hospital was focused on reducing the total length of stay in their hospital while at the same time minimizing readmissions, increasing patient engagement in their own care, and increasing levels of satisfaction. The expedited discharge and at-home patient recovery left them with an absence of outcome data. This had become a barrier to quality improvement.
As such, Women’s College Hospital conducted a research study using a post-surgical monitoring application developed by QoC Health and achieved the following outcomes:
Emerging Complications Detected
Reduction in Average Patient Travel
Our solutions are making a difference in the lives of patients everywhere, but it’s our people who are revolutionizing healthcare.
A life-long entrepreneur with the unique ability to combine a strong vision for the unlimited potential of technology with a creative imagination. Previous roles include co-founding Canada’s leading marketing and communications service.
John Semple, BSc, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Healthcare Strategy, Co-Founder
As former Surgeon in Chief at Women’s College Hospital, Dr. Semple has a special interest in converging mobile technologies that improve the quality of care and efficiencies in the ambulatory surgical setting.
Sarah Sharpe, PhD
Healthcare Innovation, Co-Founder
With a background in mixed methods research and evaluation, Sarah’s focus is on the development and implementation of improvements in healthcare. She has extensive leadership experience in quality improvement, patient engagement and co-design of new healthcare technology solutions.
David Emerson, MBA
Director of Client Strategy
David has nearly two decades of experience designing, developing and leading large-scale application development projects across a variety of industries. At QoC Health, David uncovers clients’ business and operational needs, and plans technical and creative strategies to help ensure the success of their products and projects.
Colin Hall, BSc
Director of Technology & Engineering
With over 20 years experience developing full-stack and enterprise level applications, Colin has a passion for working with teams in start-ups as they collectively learn and adapt to the ever-changing marketplace. He also actively supports the open source movement and believes that sharing information the industry itself advances in being able to bring fresh products to market.
Randy Ostojic, BEng
Business Strategy, Co-Founder
Randy brings over 25 years of experience in general management, sales, and sales management. He gained this experience in a number of executive positions with HP Canada culminating in his appointment as Vice President of Sales for the Technology Solutions Group.
Joel Desamero, BTech
Joel is a web developer, co-author of a web-programming book, and a meticulous problem solver with over two decades of experience. Before working at QoC Health, he was the co-founder of a digital agency that developed websites for clients such as Sick Kids International and Mercedes-Benz. He gets fired up about efficiency and finding simple, elegant solutions for complex web problems.
Afsha Rizvi, BSc, MHI
Afsha has a background in clinical trials, recruitment, and subject management in the pharmaceutical industry in addition to consumer relations experience with multinational corporations.
As a Front-End Developer, Yves brings over two years of front-end development experience along with his passion to deliver scalable, robust, tested, and awesome apps. He is a strong self-learner and always looks for a simpler and more efficient way to implement a solution.
Margarita brings a diverse academic background to QoC Health, having studied web development, human resources and neuroscience. She is passionate about clean code, accessibility and scalable solutions.
Junior Front-End Developer
Vincent has knowledge of web development, human-computer Interaction, game architecture, and digital systems. Before joining QoC Health, he worked as a web developer for an organization creating webpages targeted at developing countries.
Junior Designer / Developer
Before joining QoC Health as a Junior Designer / Developer, Shirley had a diverse academic background covering areas such as web development functional programming, art history and human-computer interaction.
Zaeem Anwar, BSc Hons (Biomedical Computing)