Why Rocket Doctor and other Ontario virtual care sites face a crash

Why Rocket Doctor and other Ontario virtual care sites face a crash

During the pandemic, Rocket Doctor appeared to be on an upward trajectory. About 250 physicians in Ontario were using the company’s cloud-based system to provide virtual appointments. On weekends doctors saw 600 to 1,000 patients and the virtual spots would be booked by Friday afternoon. The emergency department at Georgian Bay General Hospital was using … Read more

Amid shortages of family doctors across Canada, med school grads increasingly don’t want the jobs

Amid shortages of family doctors across Canada, med school grads increasingly don’t want the jobs

More family-doctor jobs for new medical school grads have gone unfilled than ever before in this year’s initial round of hiring, new data shows. The numbers indicate that fewer graduates are choosing family medicine as a discipline, despite family-doctor shortages across the country. It’s a situation that’s causing the College of Family Physicians Canada to … Read more