Sixty percent of deaths worldwide are now due to chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease, cancer, chronic respiratory disease and diabetes.
- Catford J. Health Promot Int 2007
"64.3% of GP/FPs responding to the 2013 National Physician Survey report using electronic medical record systems in their practice."
- National Physician Survey (NPS) 2013
A recent estimate by the OnHealth Quality Council suggests that one in three Ontarians have one or more chronic diseasesand that chronic disease care is consuming about 60% of Ontario's health budget.
- HHQC Report 2007
Practice-based primary care research networks - they work and are ready for full development and support.
- Green LA, BMJ 2001
A 2006 study of 980 patients in a family medicine practice in Sherbrooke, Quebec, determined that 89% to 100% had multiplechronic conditions.
- Fortin M. Ann Fam Med 2006
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