NUMBEO

Health Care in Ottawa, Canada

Component of health care surveyedSatisfaction %
Skill and competency of medical staff
77.27 High
Speed in completing examination and reports
66.82 High
Equipment for modern diagnosis and treatment
88.46 Very High
Accuracy and completeness in filling out reports
76.92 High
Friendliness and courtesy of the staff
70.83 High
Satisfaction with responsiveness (waitings) in medical institutions
45.37 Moderate
Satisfaction with cost to you
75.93 High
Convenience of location for you
77.31 High

Contributors: 55

Last update: December 2017

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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1 Comments so far

#Michael Thomas on Jun 19, 2016 :
In Canada options for private medical care are limited because public health insurance is universally available at no direct cost to the patient and public care is generally of high quality in most urban locations for legal Canadian residents (I.e., those legally accepted into the country and who have lived in one province for at least 12 months continuously). By law only certain medical procedures are available through private medicine. In general these are medical services not usually considered to be core medical treatment. While medical care through the public sector is generally of good to excellent quality, wait-times for medical specialists can be long, varying between 2 to 12 months, depending upon the specialty. In addition the patient may have to pay for certain medical and laboratory tests. Access to the same family-physician and to family care can be uneven due to a shortage of general practice doctors in certain geographic areas. Nonetheless in almost all urban locations access to healthcare for walk-ins is widely available to all.