General population study
(NC) A recent survey was conducted by Harris/Decima to gauge what Canadians think about digital health tools. The survey reports: 96 per cent of Canadians think it's important that the health care system make use of digital health tools and capabilities
• 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
Learn how Canadians are benefitting from digital health tools by visiting www.betterhealthtogether.ca
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