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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW – MIND BLOWING STATS
  • 81 % of Canadians find the health care system too complicated
  • 78 % agree that navigating the system is a challenge
  • Hospital Acquired Infections – HAI’s – kill over 12000 people every year in Canada. It is the 4th leading cause of death. Up to 50 % of these cases are preventable.
  • Over 7 million medication errors occur every year in Canada causing potential harm or death.
  • In 2012 alone, nearly 600,000 Canadians reduced their working hours due to care giving and 390,000 quit their jobs to provide care.
  • In a recent Canadian Press article it was stated that there was a 16.6 billion dollar impact on the productivity in Canada due to absenteeism.