TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2023 /CNW/ – Medtech Canada, the nationwide affiliation representing Canada’s medical expertise firms, launched the next assertion from its President and CEO, Nicole DeKort, in response to the federal, provincial, and territorial governments agreeing to a brand new 10-year well being care funding settlement.
“Congratulations to the Trudeau authorities and the Premiers for recognizing the immense wants going through Canada’s healthcare techniques, and for working collectively to deal with these challenges by a brand new 10-year funding settlement.
As federal and provincial and territorial leaders start negotiations on the main points of the bilateral funding, we urge them to contemplate the essential position that medical applied sciences can play in serving to to deal with surgical and procedural backlogs, in addition to decreasing burdens on Canada’s well being care workforce. Moreover, many medical applied sciences can contribute to creating critically essential well being system efficiencies—serving to to make sure its sustainability for years to return.
For instance, applied sciences that allow minimally invasive procedures can enable sufferers to depart hospital sooner and get well extra rapidly, digital options that enable for sooner diagnoses, distant monitoring applied sciences that enable sufferers to obtain care at dwelling—are just some of the various examples of how medical applied sciences can present higher affected person outcomes whereas contributing to the sustainability wants of our well being care techniques.
Whereas we noticed elevated adoption of medical expertise options throughout the top of the pandemic, Canada has historically been gradual at adopting useful applied sciences. This is a chance to do higher.
We look ahead to persevering with to work with our authorities and well being care companions to contribute to reaching the targets set out on this new funding settlement.”
To be taught extra concerning the alternatives introduced by medical applied sciences to deal with backlog and well being system challenges, please go to: medtechinnovation.ca/medtech-solutions.
About Medtech Canada
Medtech Canada is the nationwide affiliation representing Canada’s medical expertise firms. Our affiliation advocates for reaching affected person entry to forefront, modern expertise options that present invaluable outcomes. Our members are dedicated to offering protected and modern medical applied sciences that improve the standard of affected person care, enhance affected person entry to well being care, and assist allow the sustainability of our well being care techniques. The medical expertise trade in Canada employs over 35,000 Canadians in roughly 1,500 amenities throughout the nation.
SOURCE Medtech Canada
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