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Private delivery of healthcare can work in a publicly funded system but comes with risks Private delivery of healthcare can work in a publicly funded system but comes with risks
By Stephen Duckett

Transparency won’t solve all the issues of private sector contracting in healthcare, but without it, the risks for Canadians will almost certainly outweigh the benefits.

Private delivery of healthcare can work in a publicly funded system but comes with risks Private delivery of healthcare can work in a publicly funded system but comes with risks
By Stephen Duckett

The response to privatization of health delivery should not be a knee-jerk one, that this is a no-go area for Canada. Rather, public purchasers should be held to account for the nature of the contracts they sign and should not be able to hide behind confidentiality clauses.