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In the news: virtual visits are booming across Waterloo region

We were delighted to have our virtual visits program featured in the Waterloo Record and on 570 News!

 

From the Record article: 

 

As the province pledges more funding to expand virtual care by doctors, this region is already embracing technology to make primary health care more convenient.

 

Since a pilot project launched in March 2018, nearly 17,000 virtual visits have been made in Waterloo Wellington — the most virtual visits in any region across the province.

 

Read more here!

 

Our Managing Director, Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia, was interviewed on the Mike Farwell show on 570 News Kitchener:

 

You can listen to the entire program here. (The interview took place on November 20)

 

 

These interviews come on the heels of the provincial announcement earlier this month that the first phase of the "Digital First for Health" strategy will focus on virtual care, with about 55,000 more video visits over the next year and $3 million in funding to compensate physicians.

 

 

Any Ontario Health Team (OHT) who is interested in the work we’re doing here should feel free to reach out to us at info@ehealthce.ca – we are happy to share what we’ve learned with you.

 

Christine Elliott virtual visits announcement

 

 

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