Tag Archives: access to health care

Winners and losers in the changing world of the Canada Health Transfer Winners and losers in the changing world of the Canada Health Transfer
By Livio Di Matteo

Don’t Touch My Medicare

Trudy Lieberman, Adjunct Associate Professor, the CUNY School of Public Health

Saskatchewan doctors now checking the fiscal health of patients

Pamela Cowan, Regina Leader-Post

Thinking outside the lab
By Ted Bruce and David Peters

Recently, the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) celebrated the fact that the average lifespan of Canadians has increased by more than 30 years since the early 1900s. That’s something we can all celebrate.

Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population

As the population ages, there is a growing belief that a tsunami of elderly patients will bankrupt the healthcare system, but evidence shows that this is a misconception.

New Health Accord should reject per capita funding model — and consider frailty instead
By John Muscedere

The Health Minister should craft a new federal arrangement for health funding based on age — but should go one step further and include the more precise and evidence-based concept of “frailty”.”

New Health Accord should reject per capita funding model — and consider frailty instead
By John Muscedere

Our health system is scrambling to meet the needs of older individuals with multiple, simultaneous and often inter-related health and social issues that threaten their independence — the essence of frailty.

How can we change the health workforce to serve our aging population?

As the population ages, experts say that the current institutional model of care needs to change to better support aging patients.

Why do Canada’s children lag so far behind?
By Denis Daneman

We know the further north you are in Ontario, the sparser is the health care, and the further you have to go and the less likely you are to have access.

New Health Accord should reject per capita funding model — and consider frailty instead
By John Muscedere

Frailty is a better determinant of health outcomes and healthcare utilization than age alone


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