HealthChoicesFirst.com Announces Appointment of Dr. Michael Kapusta to Medical Board
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE October 12th (Montreal ) HealthChoicesFirst.com is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Kapusta to its Medical Board. Dr. Kapusta is joining Health Choices First’s experienced Ophthalmologist & Optometrist group, who will be focusing on producing multi-language video material for the patient education platform.
“Dr. Kapusta will be helping us to create and expand this large-scale educational tool,” says Jackson Sayers, CEO, HealthChoicesFirst.com. “He will be working closely with other ophthalmologists and optometrists, and utilizing the national presence we already have in BC, Manitoba, Ontario and Montreal.”
The patient education platform will include emailable Ophthalmology and Optometrist video libraries of content around preparation for surgery, disease management, treatment options and the diversity of treatment methods. HCF will be producing French, Chinese and Hindi videos that contain fresh content for its libraries by using animation techniques, relevant filler and Key Opinion Leaders from across Canada.
“Health care providers will be able to email patients relevant content from these libraries, which then brings patients back to the HCF site to interact with more content and local solutions,” says Sayers. “As we grow these libraries in a wider range of health and wellness categories, we expect a big increase in patient engagement and participation.” Dr. Kapusta is a retina expert who has been Ophthalmologist - In- Chief, Jewish General Hospital since 1997. He is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Vitreo-Retinal Surgery and a member of the Executive Committee in the Department of Ophthalmology at McGill University.
He is also on the Examination Committee and Board of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada, and is a member of numerous well-recognized associations, including the Association des médecins ophthalmologists du Québec, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
HealthChoicesFirst.com is a growing video-based, Canada-wide directory of health care providers. HCF features Key Opinion Leaders sharing health and wellness solutions and educational tools related to physician-directed care, prescription and non-prescription medications, surgical options and more.
HealthChoicesFirst.com connects consumers with providers such as physicians, dentists and physiotherapists based on their geographic location. With resources on topics such as mental health, senior’s health, diabetes, nutrition, fitness, prenatal and postnatal health, sexual health and sports injuries, HealthChoicesFirst.com is the largest provider of video content of its kind in North America.