In 2007, just one in four family physicians in Ontario had electronic records, compared to 50% in Alberta, 98% in the Netherlands and 89% in the United Kingdom. Where 93% of UK doctors use their electronic records to send reminders to patients for follow-up care (such as cancer screening), only 8% of Canadian doctors do.
Source: Q Monitor 2009 Report on Ontario's Health System
Date: June, 2009
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