Global Observatory for eHealth

Canada

Canada Health Infoway, an independent not-for-profit organization funded by the Canadian government, published this pan-national plan in 2006. It emphasizes five priority programmatic areas including: implementing a comprehensive electronic health record and public health surveillance system, and an electronic medical records system for physicians and specialists; improving access for patients to their own health information; and enhancing management and transparency into patient wait times for care. An updated draft is scheduled for release in the autumn of 2012.

Date of publication: 2006

Date URL last accessed: 25 September 2012

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