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%.