Lifting the veil off the role of women in health care

There’s a significant lack of gender parity in health leadership positions. Pay equity and workplace safety must also be addressed

Lifting the veil off the role of women in health care
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There’s a significant lack of gender parity in health leadership positions. Pay equity and workplace safety must also be addressed

How to provide consistent health care to all Canadians

We all must have access to high-quality health care. Unjustifiable variations are still too common across the country

How to provide consistent health care to all Canadians
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We all must have access to high-quality health care. Unjustifiable variations are still too common across the country

When the doctor says sorry

It’s been a dozen years since health-care apology laws came to Canada. Do they work?

When the doctor says sorry
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It’s been a dozen years since health-care apology laws came to Canada. Do they work?

When a new mom has disturbing thoughts about hurting her baby

Postpartum OCD is frequently misdiagnosed and misunderstood – but it is treatable, help is available

When a new mom has disturbing thoughts about hurting her baby
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Postpartum OCD is frequently misdiagnosed and misunderstood – but it is treatable, help is available

Hiring consultants to fix health-care systems doesn’t work

Too often, politicians wrongly assume that the leaders of health organizations are unwilling and unable to bring about bold reforms

Hiring consultants to fix health-care systems doesn’t work
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Too often, politicians wrongly assume that the leaders of health organizations are unwilling and unable to bring about bold reforms

How to put Canadian health-care innovation into practice

It’s no easy feat in the often-intractable and rigid Canadian health system, but the payoff can be immense for patients and care providers

How to put Canadian health-care innovation into practice
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It’s no easy feat in the often-intractable and rigid Canadian health system, but the payoff can be immense for patients and care providers

Health-care is stuck in a decades-old communication model

Patients want to book appointments online, track the status of their referrals and access their records. That all requires political leadership

Health-care is stuck in a decades-old communication model
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Patients want to book appointments online, track the status of their referrals and access their records. That all requires political leadership

Include people living with frailty in health-care decision-making

Older Canadians say their top priorities are better co-ordinated care systems and more community and home-based supports

Include people living with frailty in health-care decision-making
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Older Canadians say their top priorities are better co-ordinated care systems and more community and home-based supports

Canada’s health-care wait times hit new record high

Although we know that universal systems elsewhere deliver more timely access at similar or lower costs, we still pursue wrong-headed policies

Canada’s health-care wait times hit new record high
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Although we know that universal systems elsewhere deliver more timely access at similar or lower costs, we still pursue wrong-headed policies

Monitoring the effectiveness of our prescription medications

It’s time we stepped up our system of drug surveillance to track why drugs are prescribed and their outcomes

Monitoring the effectiveness of our prescription medications
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It’s time we stepped up our system of drug surveillance to track why drugs are prescribed and their outcomes