Media Advisory - New CMA/Ipsos report to highlight growing healthcare generation gap driven by tech-savvy Canadians 18-34

Published: Aug 07, 2018

 

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).

 

Spokespeople:

  • 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

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