As demand on the health care system in Canada increases, health care providers are looking at new ways to coordinate care delivery, reduce wait times and find cost efficiencies. Secure messaging, mobile health care applications and virtual monitoring are just some of the solutions being introduced. As a result, the benefits of mobile health (mHealth) and virtual health (vHealth) initiatives are gaining popularity as cost-efficient solutions that respond to Canadians’ demands for increased access and convenience of care.
As new health care models emerge, how is your organization preparing to restructure its people, assets, processes and technology to make way for virtual health solutions? This page explores the opportunities, challenges and possibilities of the virtualization of care with resources from PwC Canada’s Healthcare Services team.