Tag Archives: heathcare

Want an innovative economy? Fund research Want an innovative economy? Fund research
By Paul Armstrong and Carol Herbert
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.

Early interventions require a new means of social investment Early interventions require a new means of social investment
By Ryan Meili and James Hughes

Investing in social programs improves social conditions and, as a consequence, improves people’s lives. That’s fairly obvious. What hasn’t always been as obvious, however, is that such social spending doesn’t tend to come at the cost of economic growth.

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

When the previous Health Accord expired in 2014, the Harper government unilaterally established a new funding model for federal health transfer payments to the provinces and territories based on an equal per capita basis.

Toward a true health accord Toward a true health accord
By Ryan Meili

Later this month, Canada’s Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Philpott, will meet with her provincial and territorial counterparts in Vancouver. This is no ordinary get-together.