Our Network

Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet)

CANet is a Pan-Canadian multidisciplinary and multi-sectoral research and development network of investigators, well-positioned industry partners, patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers focused on arrhythmia research, technology development and commercialization, and digital transformation activities.


VIRTUES was designed, developed, and implemented with the essential involvement of patients, on-going expertise of healthcare leaders from CANet’s pan-Canadian network of investigators and clinicians, and fundamental support of academic, industry and government partners from provinces and territories across Canada.

VIRTUES was originally developed for patients with arrhythmia conditions.

Patients will receive on-demand virtual care using state-of-the-art Canadian-made biosensor driven diagnostics and health informatics, integrated with cutting-edge digital technologies, advanced analytics, and wireless connectivity.

VIRTUES delivers the most efficient, effective, and accessible healthcare, on-demand, and tailored to the specific needs of each patient. 

Working with CANet, multiple studies have been implemented and concurrently operating during development while VIRTUES continues to apply the latest technologies to ensure the universal standards developed by CANet, for the delivery of personalized patient-centric arrhythmia healthcare, is maximized.

VIRTUES provides secure and private electronic vehicles, including its cloud-based infrastructure utilizing FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources), and data models ensuring interoperability between all points of a patient’s care. 

VIRTUES privacy and security mission is to achieve the highest privacy and security protection standard. To learn more, click here.

By combining wearable biosensor technology (to collect personalized physiological data), digital multi-media interfaces (providing personalized demographic structured and unstructured data) and validated analytics, VIRTUES has the capabilities to immediately integrate symptom-driven validated physiological data (rhythm, BP, others) into a patient-specific, personalized context and trigger an appropriate care plan derived from a set of plans previously co-developed with the patient.

Study Implementation

Multiple studies, including multiple sites, continue undergoing ethics applications, needs reviews, assessment, and implementation into the VIRTUES patient care platform.