Building better access to digital health technologies

From Health Canada

This project will result in:

  • a targeted Health Canada review for digital health technologies
  • greater capacity for digital health technologies, especially emerging innovations such as artificial intelligence and telerobotics
  • engagement with counterpart regulatory agencies and Health Technology Assessment (HTA) organizations, to increase alignment in review approaches

The goals of this project are:

  • faster times to market for innovative devices that meet health care system needs, resulting in
    • improved health outcomes for Canadians
  • increased technical review capacity to make decisions about emerging innovative technologies, supporting
    • more rapid access to digital health technology devices
  • improved alignment and collaboration with counterpart regulatory and HTA organizations to
    • get safe and innovative products to market faster

The tasks for this project include:

We expect that all parts of the project will be fully in place by fall 2020.

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