Lot of room for improvement in the Canadian health system

Building on the successes of practices already established in some regions of Canada should set the agenda for the future

Lot of room for improvement in the Canadian health systemWait times have long been a source of concern for Canadians. A new report provides both encouraging news and areas in need of attention. A report released by the Canadian Institutes of Health Information (CIHI) follows the wait times for five interventions across all jurisdictions in Canada. These include cancer care (radiation), cataract removal, surgery…

Rx for Canada’s healthcare system

It’s time we heard what our political parties plan to do for medicare

Rx for Canada’s healthcare systemA federal election could be called any time over the next few months. But of the many issues being discussed by our political parties, one notable exception is healthcare. A good starting point for any discussion – especially as the leading edge of our baby-boomers have now turned 65 – can be found in an…