In today’s digital age, the accessibility of healthcare information has significantly increased, with symptom checker tools emerging as a popular resource for individuals seeking to understand their health concerns. As a Canadian resident, I’ve explored various symptom checker platforms, both in English and other languages, to gauge their effectiveness in providing accurate assessments. While these tools present a convenient way to evaluate symptoms, my experience has revealed important considerations regarding their reliability and limitations
Telehealth, also known as virtual care or telemedicine, has been gaining popularity in Canada over the past few years. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of telehealth as a way to provide healthcare services without the need for in-person visits. While telehealth has many benefits, it also has its drawbacks. Below I will explore the pros and cons of telehealth in Canada and what regulatory changes are coming up next that may change a few things.