WELL Health has established a new subsidiary named WELL Digital Health Apps (WDHA) to solely focused on developing, investing in and unlocking opportunities associated with digital health applications.

WELL is the third largest EMR service provider in Canada supporting 10,000 doctors and over 1,900 clinics.

WDHA will be focused primarily on establishing partnerships and/or investments with leading digital health apps that allow WELL to unlock the value of its EMR assets.

As part of today’s announcement, WELL adds two new members to its management team. Shervin Bakhtiari will lead the WDHA business unit and Michael Goodman becomes the Head of Acquisitions in Eastern Canada.

The company’s plans are to also offer a broad array of patient facing apps and capabilities that empower patients to better manage their health and seek the best care available.

WDHA is the WELL’s fourth business unit, augmenting the current business units: WELL Health Clinic Network, WELL EMR Group and the recently announced Cybersecurity division which includes the proposed acquisition of Cycura’s Services Division.