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Advancing Primary Care Use of Electronic Medical Records in Canada


31 October 2014


This article examines the federal government funding of Canada Health Infoway to co-investment with provinces, territories, and health care providers in electronic medical records (EMRs) in primary care settings to help improve access to care, quality of health services, productivity of the health system and deliver economic benefits. EMR adoption has more than doubled since 2006 and research shows efficiency and patient care benefits associated with these investments. The article is available in English only as originally published in Health Reform Observer.

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