Providing Appropriate Virtual Care Within and Beyond the Pandemic: Considerations for Policy-Makers

The COVID-19 pandemic has definitely affected many different aspects of the Canadian health care system — including the widespread adoption of virtual care. Demand for virtual care is unlikely to diminish over the immediate and long term; therefore, many people are wondering how to best optimize virtual care to ensure its sustainability and its effectiveness in delivering better care closer to home. Join us to hear from and interact with experts who will shed some light on considerations for policy-makers for the delivery of appropriate virtual care in Canada..


  • Natasha Thambirajah, Director of Digital Health Policy, BC Ministry of Health
  • Dr. Ewan Affleck, Practising Physician in Yellowknife, Senior Medical Advisor - Health Informatics, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta
  • Dr. Sacha Bhatia, Executive Lead, Population Health and Values Based Health Systems, Ontario Health
  • Sean Secord, Program Advisor for the Territories, Implementation Support and Knowledge Mobilization, CADTH (Moderator)

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