Ontarians must consider real health-care reform

All three major parties promise massive new spending as the provincial election nears. Better they look to Saskatchewan for ideas

Ontarians must consider real health-care reform
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All three major parties promise massive new spending as the provincial election nears. Better they look to Saskatchewan for ideas

Putting our health-care workers to better use

It’s not just about having more doctors. It’s time we used all the skills that the wide variety of health workers have to offer

Putting our health-care workers to better use
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It’s not just about having more doctors. It’s time we used all the skills that the wide variety of health workers have to offer

Ontario politicians addicted to ill-fated pharmacare

Free prescription drugs skew people away from healthy lifestyles and spread the financial burden to taxpayers who don’t qualify for the drug plans

Ontario politicians addicted to ill-fated pharmacare
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Free prescription drugs skew people away from healthy lifestyles and spread the financial burden to taxpayers who don’t qualify for the drug plans

Social media can help drive health-care change

The Change Day movement can inspire workers to question how they do things and encourage them to try something new

Social media can help drive health-care change
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The Change Day movement can inspire workers to question how they do things and encourage them to try something new

Putting patients first can save Canada’s health system

Patients First could be an incredible moment for health sector leaders to dramatically reshape how health care is delivered

Putting patients first can save Canada’s health system
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Patients First could be an incredible moment for health sector leaders to dramatically reshape how health care is delivered

Sustainable pharmacare requires a business-like approach

Out of control spending on Ontario's drug plan could undermine efforts to provide coverage across Canada

Sustainable pharmacare requires a business-like approach
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Out of control spending on Ontario’s drug plan could undermine efforts to provide coverage to all those in Ontario and across Canada

Ontario traps those with disabilities in lives of poverty

Restrictions on assets and gifts keep many in a state of deep and profound uncertainty and crisis, but other provinces have found a way out

Ontario traps those with disabilities in lives of poverty
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RIES, ABBAS: Restrictions on assets and gifts keep many in a state of deep and profound uncertainty and crisis, but other provinces have found a way out

Private dental care fails millions in Ontario

Every three minutes someone visits an Ontario doctor for oral health issues. But physicians aren’t trained or equipped to provide appropriate treatment

Private dental care fails millions in Ontario
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MAUND, STEWART: Every three minutes someone visits an Ontario doctor for oral health issues. But physicians aren’t trained or equipped to provide appropriate treatment

More hospitals or more vitamins?

By denying testing for vitamin deficiency, Ontario’s health-care system proves it is penny wise and pound foolish

More hospitals or more vitamins?
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SELICK: By denying testing for vitamin deficiency, Ontario’s health-care system proves it is penny wise and pound foolish

One in six Ontarians left behind in health-care reforms

Urban poor and new immigrants are less likely to be part of a family health group – and less likely to get high-quality care

One in six Ontarians left behind in health-care reforms
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KIRAN: Urban poor and new immigrants are less likely to be part of a family health group – and less likely to get high-quality care