The pandemic has resulted in a dramatic increase in the number of Canadians seeking help for mental health issues.
While COVID-19 has created challenges for the health system, it has also demonstrated that there's no shortage of innovation.
2020 brought many changes and telemedicine was thrust into the go-to method for non-urgent medical needs.
Three Toronto hospitals say they’ve had early success with their virtual emergency departments and hope that the service is here to stay.
A new mental health website was recently launched to make it easier for P.E.I. residents to find the help they need.
Another Toronto hospital is offering virtual emergency department appointments amid a rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations across the province.
Nova Scotia is further extending access to virtual care options that are available for doctors to connect with patients.
Sunnybrook Hospital has launched a “virtual emergency department” for patients with urgent but non-life-threatening health concerns.
Youth across Nunavut can soon play a video game that incorporates elements of cognitive behavioural therapy.
Watch an in-depth discussion about how we can create a more patient-centric system.
Digital health has the potential to vastly improve healthcare services, but until recently, it hasn’t been much of a priority for investors.