Better Health Together – Canada Health Infoway: New Survey Reveals Canadians Want Access to Digital Health Tools – 23 October 2013

Posted on October 25, 2013. Filed under: Health Informatics, Patient Participation | Tags: |

Better Health Together – Canada Health Infoway: New Survey Reveals Canadians Want Access to Digital Health Tools – 23 October 2013

“Ninety-six per cent of Canadians think it’s important that the health care system make use of digital health tools and capabilities, and 89 per cent feel it is important that they personally have full advantage of digital health tools and capabilities, according to a new survey by Harris/Decima, released by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway).

Other key findings from the Harris/Decima report include:

86 per cent of Canadians agree that digital health will provide health information to a care team in an emergency situation
86 per cent of Canadians believe it is important that their doctors use electronic medical records
90 per cent of Canadians who access their own health information online describe the experience as positive

Every day, more of Canada’s health care system goes digital. It’s a private, secure and effective way to make health care better, for all of us. Today, patients like Alexa Thompson use digital health to help manage their care and wellness.”

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