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

The art of healing should include art

Sometimes it’s not enough to heal the body. Art also has a role in health care. But funding for programs that bring art to patients is in short supply in Alberta

The art of healing should include art
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Sometimes it’s not enough to heal the body. Art also has a role in health care. But funding for programs that bring art to patients is in short supply in Alberta

How Alberta can deal with the ‘silver tsunami’ health-care crisis

If the NDP is going to lose the next election, the government should just fall on its sword and introduce a sales tax

How Alberta can deal with the ‘silver tsunami’ health-care crisis
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If the NDP is going to lose the next election, the government should just fall on its sword and introduce a sales tax

High dental fees, lack of access create a health crisis

Lack of dental care affects more than oral health – it has been linked to cardiovascular and respiratory problems and diabetes

High dental fees, lack of access create a health crisis
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Lack of dental care affects more than oral health – it has been linked to cardiovascular and respiratory problems and diabetes

Alberta’s health-care spending is unsustainable

The provincial government has no option but to implement meaningful health-care policy reforms

Alberta’s health-care spending is unsustainable
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BARUA, EISEN: The provincial government has no option but to implement meaningful health-care policy reforms

STARS air ambulance funding shouldn’t be left up to public

Critical services require significant and sustainable public funding

STARS air ambulance funding shouldn’t be left up to public
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STEWART: Critical services require significant and sustainable public funding

Albertans must get inventive in health care as oil price slides

Health care needs can’t simply be turned off because provincial revenues are declining

Albertans must get inventive in health care as oil price slides
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FERGUSON-PELL: Health care needs can’t simply be turned off because provincial revenues are declining

Health care in Alberta, and justice denied

The Alberta Court of Appeal chose to ignore the evidence about Alberta’s long and painful waiting lists

Health care in Alberta, and justice denied
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CARPAY: The Alberta Court of Appeal chose to ignore the evidence about Alberta’s long and painful waiting lists

Ralph Klein saved Alberta healthcare and education

His spending cuts led to tax relief, and increased spending on capital projects, healthcare and education

Ralph Klein saved Alberta healthcare and education
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MILKE: His spending cuts led to tax relief, and increased spending on capital projects, healthcare and education

How to eliminate MRI wait lists in the Alberta health system

And save millions of dollars a year in the process

How to eliminate MRI wait lists in the Alberta health system
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MOHTADI: And save millions of dollars a year in the process.