All posts by Michael Green

President and CEO, Canada Health Infoway

The Black-Market Value of Personal Health Information

To adopt to our increasingly just-in-time lives the Canadian health care system is on an upward trajectory towards digitization. This necessary modernization of health care means better patient outcomes as well as improved insight into future health care decisions. Despite the personal and system-wide benefits of a more digital health care system, what cannot be … Continue reading The Black-Market Value of Personal Health Information

It’s Canada’s Time to Reclaim our Place as a Leader in Health Care

As Canadians, we’re proud of our health system. Since Tommy Douglas introduced Medicare more than 50 years ago, health care in Canada has stood for equality and compassion. We are right to be proud. Our health system saves lives every day. However, those of us working in this space know that all is not rosy. … Continue reading It’s Canada’s Time to Reclaim our Place as a Leader in Health Care

Driving Access to Care: Canada Health Infoway’s Goals for 2018-2019

Canadians are proud of our universal health care system, but despite the money we spend on it, research shows that our country ranks at or near the bottom in international comparisons of timely, equitable access to appropriate care. A study of 11 countries published by The Commonwealth Fund in July 20171 found that only 57 … Continue reading Driving Access to Care: Canada Health Infoway’s Goals for 2018-2019

Driving Access to Care: Canada Health Infoway’s Goals for 2018-2019

Canadians are proud of our universal health care system, but despite the money we spend on it, research shows that our country ranks at or near the bottom in international comparisons of timely, equitable access to appropriate care. A study of 11 countries published by The Commonwealth Fund in July 2017[1] found that only 57 … Continue reading Driving Access to Care: Canada Health Infoway’s Goals for 2018-2019

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