Archive for January, 2018

Living with Cancer A Report on the Patient Experience

Monday, January 29th, 2018

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer has released Living with Cancer: A Report on the Patient Experience. This groundbreaking report reflects the voices of over 30,000 Canadians and is the country’s largest accumulation of patient data on the experiences of people living with, and beyond, a cancer diagnosis. The report shows that while their cancer may be [...]

Reality Bites: How Canada’s Healthcare System Compares to its International Peers

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

 by Colin Busby, Ramya Muthukumaran and Aaron Jacobs In international performance surveys, Canada’s healthcare system fares poorly compared to peer countries. Since provinces are responsible for delivering most health services, they also bear the responsibility for the poor performance. Although some provinces’ performance is buoying up Canada’s national results, none of the provincial healthcare systems [...]

Connecting for Digital Health

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

The Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) 2017 Partnership Conference was a resounding success, hosting a record number of 339 attendees who came together in Calgary, Alberta from November 14-15 to network, share experiences and Connect for Digital Health. We chose Connecting for Digital Health as the conference theme because Infoway and its partners are now focusing [...]