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The Economics of Digital Health

Infographic: Economics of digital health

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 MaloneyShelagh Maloney is responsible for managing key stakeholder relationships at Infoway, including those with patients, clinicians and the federal government, as well as the standards community. She is also responsible for performance analytics and coordinating and executing communication and marketing efforts in support of Infoway products and services.

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