Stream-I, Inc. Launches New Home Palliative Care Support Service 'Home Care Base'

OSAKA, Japan, November 16, 2023 - Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Osaka, Japan; Chief Executive Officer: Isao Teshirogi, Ph.D.; hereafter "Shionogi") is pleased to announce that its joint venture company with M3, Inc. (Head Office: Tokyo, Japan; Chief Executive Officer: Itaru Tanimura; hereafter "M3"), Stream-I, Inc. (Head Office: Osaka, Japan; Chief Executive Officer: Yosuke Miharu; hereafter "Stream-I"), will begin offering a new home palliative care support service, "Home Care Base", domestically starting December 2023.
Home Care Base is a support service designed for healthcare professionals involved in home medical care, utilizing a digital platform operated by a virtual team of palliative care experts. This service is dedicated to providing appropriate advice and solutions to the complex challenges faced by doctors, pharmacists, nurses and engaged in home-based palliative care.
In Japan, the rapid progression of population decline and aging has escalated the need to establish systems that enable the elderly to receive adequate medical services at home or in their local communities. In the 8th Medical Plan1 for the fiscal year 2024, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare is focusing on enhancing home medical services. This plan emphasizes the efficient utilization of limited medical resources and the establishment of a support system. Home Care Base is expected to respond effectively to these societal needs.
Shionogi & Co., Ltd. has embraced its SHIONOGI Group Vision of 'to create new healthcare platforms to meet the needs of patients and society.' This vision commits to providing total care through healthcare services that extend from pre-disease to post-treatment, going beyond mere medication provision. We are dedicated to addressing the comprehensive needs and challenges faced by patients and society. With the launch of this service, our aim is to bridge the gap in regional medical resources and contribute to delivering high-quality palliative care to each patient, thus fulfilling a vital role in society’s healthcare needs.

【About Stream-I, Inc】

Stream-I, Inc, established in 2019, is a joint venture between Shionogi & Co., Ltd. and M3, Inc. The company is focused on bridging the gap in medical care by integrating digital technology with real-world medical activities, aiming to build a system that provides comprehensive care tailored to each individual patient. Stream-I is committed to solving social issues in the medical and healthcare sector through rapid data utilization and effective communication. By doing so, it contributes to enhancing medical productivity and creating a sustainable society. The company is passionately dedicated to establishing new models of information provision and creating innovative solutions.
Home Care Base" Website: https://homecarebase.com/

For further information:

1.     Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 8th Medical Plan and Regional Utilization Concepts: https://www.mhlw.go.jp/content/10800000/000911302.pdf


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