June 4th, 2020 (Mississauga, ON) – The Coordinated Accessible National (CAN) Health Network is pleased to announce its first strategic sponsorship with Deloitte. Deloitte is the first private sector sponsor who will support the Network in its mission to drive economic growth and create more Canadian health technology jobs.
As a strategic sponsor, Deloitte supports the Network in bringing together business and healthcare leaders across Canada, including supporting the Network’s Annual General Meeting. Deloitte is known globally for being one of the leading professional services firms in Canada. Together, Deloitte will help the Network build a stronger and more innovative future for healthcare companies and improve the health system and the rate at which Canadian organizations adopt homegrown solutions.
The CAN Health Network and Deloitte share a common interest of breaking barriers for Canadian talent and businesses to be part of driving economic growth.
With the global pandemic, economies around the world have been faced with unprecedented challenges. As we all take steps forward on the road ahead to recovery in the coming months and years, supporting Canadian small and medium size businesses will be critical. The CAN Health Network’s mission is to leverage Canadian talent and ingenuity by supporting Canadian companies to grow nationally and internationally, all while improving the healthcare system adopt better technology at a faster rate. The CAN Health Network provides the next level of support, partnering companies with health care organizations to implement and refine their products, and expand it to a coordinated, national level to not only improve the healthcare sector, but to grow our economy – just like the Canadian Pacific Railway did.
“Health and the prosperity of our country have never been more linked. As we move to our new level of economic activity, Canadian businesses have a tremendous opportunity to lead the renewal of our economy. ” says Dr. Dante Morra, Founder of the CAN Health Network. “Deloitte is a natural partner to advance the CAN Health Network supporting the regrowth of our economy by helping Canadian health innovators scale their businesses across our nation and globally.”
“Even before the pandemic, the pace of change for global health care technology was moving at an incredible speed”, says Anthony Viel, CEO, Deloitte Canada. “With the profound complexities and challenges COVID-19 has confronted us with, we are eager to help power CAN Health Network’s piloting and commercializing of made-in-Canada technologies—strengthening the future of healthcare for patients and generating economic prosperity across the country.”
Along with funding from the federal government, Deloitte has agreed to sponsor the CAN Health Network to help scale our homegrown companies across the nation, and globally.