The private cost of health-care queues in Canada

Our closed government-heavy system stands in stark contrast to other universal health-care systems that have shorter wait times

The private cost of health-care queues in Canada
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Our closed government-heavy system stands in stark contrast to other universal health-care systems that have shorter wait times

Prevention cuts demand on the health system

Increased spending has entrenched an inefficient system that has inflated the cost of getting the same outcomes. It’s time for change

Prevention cuts demand on the health system
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Increased spending has entrenched an inefficient system that has inflated the cost of getting the same outcomes. It’s time for change

Siblings who become caretakers often lack adequate support

Individuals with developmental disabilities live longer than ever and that means the responsibility for care is shifting to siblings

Siblings who become caretakers often lack adequate support
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Individuals with developmental disabilities live longer than ever and that means the responsibility for care is shifting to siblings

The silent health crisis

Canadians have realized little health benefit from the billions spent on health information systems

The silent health crisis
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Canadians have realized little health benefit from the billions spent on health information systems

Seniors migration costs B.C. $7.2 billion in health-care expenses

Migrating seniors are likely to have paid most of their lifetime taxes in one province while consuming most of their health care in another

Seniors migration costs B.C. $7.2 billion in health-care expenses
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Migrating seniors are likely to have paid most of their lifetime taxes in one province while consuming most of their health care in another

What should we pay for in our publicly-funded health system?

If we are going to invest more money, we should place it where we can improve people’s health, recognizing that more service is not always better

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If we are going to invest more money, we should place it where we can improve people’s health, recognizing that more service is not always better

Making sense of health funding dollars and cents

There are provincial winners and losers in the changing world of the Canada Health Transfer and the future could hold even larger discrepancies in funding

Making sense of health funding dollars and cents
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There are provincial winners and losers in the changing world of the Canada Health Transfer and the future could hold even larger discrepancies in funding