This is the second report released by The Conference Board of Canada on the value of radiology in Canada. The previous report looked at key aspects and services provided by the Canadian radiology sector, demonstrating the importance of radiology to Canadian health care and regional economies. This report evaluates current wait times for radiological procedures and the future demand and supply of medical imaging equipment.
This infographic poster is a simplified and distilled version of a report released in January 2017 by the Conference Board of Canada entitled Value of Radiology in Canada. This report documents pressures on the health system and how radiology can help find solutions. Case study examples based on breast cancer screening, teleradiology, and interventional radiology were used to begin to quantify the value of radiology and to show cost-shifting.Value of Radiology Report