As the voice of the digital health industry in Canada, TECHNATION Health provides thought leadership on how we can improve the health of Canadians while building a robust and dynamic digital health industry that can compete on a global scale.
A major enabler for change is support to the thousands of Canadian companies developing innovative health solutions that disrupt the status quo, while improving the health and well-being of Canadians.
TECHNATION Health members believe that it is imperative to advocate for the development of a well-governed and planned Canadian Digital Health Agenda that will improve patient outcomes and further enhance the efficiencies of Canada’s healthcare services.
TECHNATION Health advocates for appropriate levels of tech-based spending in healthcare; and consistently voices the need for a more strategic approach for the acceleration and adoption of emerging digital health technologies.
Our four standing committees and associated task forces also work on activities related specifically focused on:
As the trusted and authoritative voice of the health tech industry, we intend to improve the health and wellness of Canadians and support an effective and sustainable healthcare system through the use of innovative digital technologies. We also aim to provide value to our members through the advocacy of a Canadian digital health economy.
TECHNATION will strive to influence policy and advocate for the adoption of innovative technologies that align with international trends to maximize economic development and export opportunities for our members, have a direct benefit to patients, providers and the health system, and create a ROI by improving patient outcomes and convenience for consumers.
TECHNATION’s Health Board of Directors represent the interest of TECHNATION’s members focused on the Health tech market. The Health Board meetings four times a year to provide input and direction to TECHNATION Health staff, on behalf of the members; to discuss identified issues and ensure the goals of the Health Division’s membership driven strategic plan are being met.
To achieve its vision and mission, TECHNATION has prioritized the following strategic priorities for the 2019-2021 year: