Posted on February 9, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney
Digital health can mean faster care and better outcomes for patients and instant access to important information for authorized clinicians — but the benefits don’t stop there.
Digital health can also benefit the Canadian economy by creating efficiencies in the health system, increasing productivity as Canadians connect to health services in more convenient ways, leading to less time off work, and creating jobs in the Canadian information and communications technology (ICT) sector.
View our infographic, “Report on Digital Health: The economics of digital health,” to learn more about the economic benefits of digital health. For a deeper dive, you can also view our various pan-Canadian studies.
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Shelagh Maloney is responsible for driving the implementation and adoption of patient-centred digital health solutions and patient engagement activities. She oversees evaluation efforts that measure the benefits of digital health investments in Canada and leads the development and execution of all of Infoway’s communications and marketing efforts.