The potential socio-economic impact of telemedicine in Canada

Hafner, Marco and Yerushalmi, Erez and Dufresne, Elaine and Gkousis, Evangelos (2022) The potential socio-economic impact of telemedicine in Canada. Working Paper. RAND Health Quarterly.

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Abstract

This study examined the potential impact in Canada of continued, long-term use of telemedicine. Researchers found that, alongside the benefits from tools such as telemonitoring and digital health records, widespread use of teleconsultations could lead to significant benefits for patients, the economy and wider Canadian society. The findings directly contribute to the evidence base in telemedicine and virtual healthcare more generally.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Dates:
DateEvent
9 June 2022Accepted
18 June 2022Published
Uncontrolled Keywords: Canada, Health Economics, Telemedicine, Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models, Econometrics
Subjects: CAH01 - medicine and dentistry > CAH01-01 - medicine and dentistry > CAH01-01-02 - medicine (non-specific)
CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-02 - economics > CAH15-02-01 - economics
CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-04 - health and social care > CAH15-04-03 - health studies
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > Birmingham City Business School > Centre for Applied Finance and Economics
Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > Birmingham City Business School > Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Depositing User: Erez Yerushalmi
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2022 14:27
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2022 14:27
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/14000

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