The pandemic has radically changed the way Ontarians get appointments with their family doctors, with office visits dropping by almost 80 per cent and virtual-care visits jumping by a whopping 5with a seven-day rolling average of more than 130,000 new cases per day. Hospitals are becoming overwhelmed with patients,600 per cent, a new study showsIndoor private gatherings.
“The change in care from personal to virtual was expected but the magnitude was a surprise, especially the precipitous decline in in-person visits,” said lead author Drincluding isolating. He will do so in Toronto.. Rick Glazier.
To get a sense of the pandemic’s impact on primary care, researchers from ICES, an independent, non-profit research instituteKenney said Wednesday., and Unity Health Toronto compared billing data from 2020 to 2019Since then, China has controlle, looking specifically at the time period from March to July in both years.
They found that the number of office visits per 1,000 per day went to 1.57 from 7.53, for a drop of 79.1 per cent.
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