The 2014 National Physician Survey (NPS) results were released on December 2nd.
This year’s survey focused on the use of information technology by physicians in Canada. The survey collected information on the adoption of electronic records, access to electronic records, use of electronic records in clinical practice, benefits of electronic records, sharing electronic information, telehealth/telemedicine, social media, physician work hours, and more.
Follow this link for a high-level summary of survey findings: News release and Backgrounder
Full results (English and French) for this and previous surveys are available on the NPS website at www.nationalphysiciansurvey.ca
Since 2004, the NPS has been the largest census survey in Canada that gathers the opinions of physicians, medical residents and students on a wide range of health care issues. It is Canada’s most comprehensive and authoritative survey of current and future physicians. It is carried out jointly by the College of Family Physicians of Canada, the Canadian Medical Association and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
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