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.

Quick facts:

  • Health-tech represents a $250 billion global market
  • Health care spending in Canada is growing at a rate of over 1.5 times our GDP
  • CAN Health Network was created in July 2019 as a result of Federal Government investment to start the Network in Ontario and the West.
  • CAN Health Network includes over 15 health care organization from health authorities, hospitals, long-term care and home care providers
  • Several commercialization projects are underway in Ontario and will be starting in the West.

For information on how to become a sponsor or join the CAN Health Network visit here or contact [email protected].

About Deloitte
Deloitte provides audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and related services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. Deloitte serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies through a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories bringing world-class capabilities, insights, and service to address clients’ most complex business challenges. Deloitte LLP, an Ontario limited liability partnership, is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see www.deloitte.com/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms.

Our global Purpose is making an impact that matters. At Deloitte Canada, that translates into building a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. We believe we can achieve this Purpose by living our shared values to lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for measurable impact.

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About CAN Health

The CAN Health Network is a Canada-first approach to technology adoption. It will help break down barriers to scaling in the healthcare system and provide an environment for companies to succeed to their full potential. It was created in July 2019, as a result of a Federal Government investment of $7 million to start the Network in Ontario and the West, with expansion to the East, Quebec and the North to come. To learn more about the CAN Health Network, visit www.canhealth.ca.

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