81 % of Canadians find the health care system too complicated, and 78 % agree that navigating the system is a challenge.
Employers across Canada lose BILLIONS of dollars annually in lost productivity due to caregiving-related absenteeism.
Three in five Canadians over the age of 20 have at least one chronic condition to manage in their lifetime and more than a quarter of Canadians report having provided care to a family member or friend with a long-term health condition, disability or aging need in 2017.
Hospital acquired infections kill over 12,000 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.
Wait times for medically necessary treatment hit a new record in 2017 at 21.2 weeks—the longest ever recorded.