Media Advisory - New CMA/Ipsos report to highlight growing healthcare generation gap driven by tech-savvy Canadians 18-34
TORONTO, August 7, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) will release new findings on a growing healthcare generation gap driven by Canadians aged 18-34. The report will make the case for the need to accelerate technology and innovation in healthcare, from a policy and implementation perspective.
WHEN: Tuesday, August 14 5:55 a.m. EST via Canada Newswire (CNW). WHAT: Results from a CMA-commissioned poll revealing discrepancies in how the Google Generation (Canadians 18-34) manages and tracks their health compared to Canadians 55+ The surprising number of self-reported health care-related visits by the Google Generation How patients are embracing technology and the challenge for Canada's healthcare system to catch up Canadians patients' readiness for increased use of AI and virtual care How privacy concerns fare against the enthusiasm for more technology The CMA will be hosting a 2- day Health Summit focused on innovation and technology for a future of better health in Winnipeg (August 20-21).
- Dr. Gigi Osler, President-elect (Winnipeg)
- Dr. Laurent Marcoux, CMA President (Montreal)
- Dr. Jeff Blackmer, CMA Vice President, Medical Professionalism (Ottawa)
- Zayna Khayat, Future Strategist (Toronto)
- Philip Edgcumbe, Health Innovator, clinician-scientist
SOURCE Canadian Medical Association