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Digital Healthcare Fast-Track: Building on momentum from the COVID-19 pandemic | NEW DATE: Nov, 5 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic spurred a rapid shift in Canada to virtual healthcare. Almost overnight, physicians and healthcare providers across Canada began to offer telemedicine, virtual consults and e-prescriptions to accommodate social distancing measures. Consumers and patients have embraced the technologies for their convenience and speed. The question is: will digital healthcare remain in the post-pandemic era?
This multi-platform virtual half-day event will explore the quick shift to virtual healthcare made necessary by the pandemic. What worked and didn’t work, and what strategies should healthcare providers, policymakers and technology innovators carry over into a more permanent framework? Add your voice to the conversation about the steps Canada should take next to capture the opportunity and build on current progress.