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What the Democrats’ ‘Medicare for All’ plan could spur in Canada What the Democrats’ ‘Medicare for All’ plan could spur in Canada
By Andrew Boozary and Danielle Martin
Should the loudest voices prevail on proposed tax reform — even if it is shrill hyperbole?
By Michael Wolfson
What do doctors really have to fear from the feds’ tax crackdown? What do doctors really have to fear from the feds’ tax crackdown?
By Michael Wolfson
The sky is falling on small business – or is it The sky is falling on small business – or is it?
By Michael Wolfson

Managing Healthcare: Why Brains and Money Aren’t Enough

How a National Drug Plan Can Save Canada

How improving healthcare for the frail elderly can also cut costs

From prescriptions to prevention: Managing Canada’s opioid addiction

How can we overcome an ageist healthcare system?

Dr. Kenneth Rockwood, a geriatrician in Halifax and Researcher with the Canadian FRAILTY NETWORK says that an ageist attitude is an underlying cause of unsuitable healthcare for older patients.

Frailty-and-the-new-Ageism Frailty and the new ageism
By Kenneth Rockwood

Should medicine be ageist? A young trainee doctor recently proposed to me that it should. Healthcare is overstretched, she argued. “We can’t do everything for everyone, so why spend money on old people, who have little chance of benefit?”


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