Canada has one of the world’s most advanced health care systems. With that, there exists misinformation and misconceptions among the general public. Patient Access and Empowerment informs Canadians about the important aspects of their health care system, empowers people to advocate for their own health care, and encourages dialogue between patients and their health care teams.
We asked organizations representing patients how Canadians can become proponents for patient access and what they can do to become more empowered patients.
Learn about the Canadian research that’s led to major breakthroughs in treating complicated and life-threatening diseases which previously had no treatment.
To be a full partner in your health care journey, it’s essential that your personal health information (PHI) is accessible to you, where and when you need it.