2014 NPS Data Results Coming December 2nd!

The 2014 National Physician Survey (NPS) data will be released on December 2, 2014. The survey focused on the use of information technology by physicians in Canada. It collected information on adoption, access, and benefits of electronic records, sharing electronic information, telehealth/telemedicine, social media, physician work hours, and more. The release will provide highlights of the results at national, provincial, and specialty specific levels.

You can sign up to the NPS Mailing List to receive e-mail alerts as the data becomes available. Please send your request to mona.ali@cfpc.ca.

Full results will be available on the NPS website at www.nationalphysiciansurvey.ca

The NPS is carried out by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Royal College).

Winner of the 2014 NPS Prize Draw!

Winner: Dr. Betz , Ontario

Congratulations to the 2014 NPS Prize winner, Dr. Betz!

The 2014 National Physician Survey (NPS) data collection phase was completed on June 30, 2014. All respondents who completed the 2014 NPS were eligible to enter the $1,000 cash prize.

This year, there were more than 10,000 responses from physicians across Canada. Thank you for your support of the 2014 NPS! Please stay tuned for the 2014 NPS Data Release this Fall!

Winner of the 2014 NPS Early Bird Prize Draw!

Winner: Dr. Christian Lareau, Quebec

Congratulations to the Early Bird Prize winner, Dr.  Lareau!

The 2014 National Physician Survey (NPS) Early Bird Prize Contest ended May 30, 2014 All respondents who completed the 2014 NPS before this date were eligible to win the Early Bird $1,000 cash prize.

The survey is closing June 30, 2014.  Thousands of physicians across Canada have already filled the NPS survey. There is one more $1000 cash prize available to eligible 2014 NPS respondents. Complete the survey now before it ends!

Demand for Physicians and their Services

Canadian Medical Association, June, 2014.

“Depending on the specialty, physicians are experiencing both increased and decreased need for their specialty. However, increased demand may not result in increased provision of services in a timely fashion if access to resources such as hospital beds is viewed as less than optimal; this will not only vary by specialty but by province as well.”

Demand for Physicians and their Services (C3PR, June, 2014, PDF)

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