Results From The Commonwealth Fund’s 2016 International Health Policy Survey of Adults in 11 Countries

Results From The Commonwealth Fund’s 2016 International Health Policy Survey of Adults in 11 Countries

Canadians report the longest waits of patients in 11 countries.

  • 1 out of 5 Canadians reported waiting 7 or more days to see a family doctor the last time they needed medical attention.
  • 1 out of 3 Canadians reported waiting 4 or more hours the last time they went to the emergency department.
  • 1 of out 2 Canadians reported waiting 4 or more weeks to see a specialist.

Canadians are generally happy with the quality of their care.

  • 74% of Canadians say they received excellent or very good care from their regular doctor, which is above The Commonwealth Fund 11-country average of 65%.