Cheap, fast, good — pick two?

Cheap, fast, good — pick two?

How to shorten hospital wait times in Canada Long wait times are the vulnerable soft underbelly of the Canadian health system. Canadians treasure our single-payer, publicly funded program of physician and hospital care, virtually as a defining part of our national identity. And yet, increasing legal and political pressure over quick access to elective surgeries […]

Federal Transfer Payments and how they affect healthcare funding in Canada

Federal Transfer Payments and how they affect healthcare funding in Canada

The Canadian fiscal transfer system is relatively simple and designed to address fiscal imbalances arising from economic differences across provinces and territories that are related to per capita income and natural resource endowments.

Changer la rétribution des soins de santé pour rehausser la valeur et stimuler l’innovation

Changer la rétribution des soins de santé pour rehausser la valeur et stimuler l’innovation

What should we be paying for in our publicly funded health system?

What should we be paying for in our publicly funded health system?

To improve value and spur innovation, we need to change the way we pay for health care

To improve value and spur innovation, we need to change the way we pay for health care

How the Ontario government traps those with disabilities into lives of poverty

How the Ontario government traps those with disabilities into lives of poverty

When it comes to health care funding in Canada, we should stop living in the past

When it comes to health care funding in Canada, we should stop living in the past

How much should the federal government pay towards health care costs? Hardly a week goes by without this thorny issue being disputed between federal and provincial governments.

Why workers over 65 years of age should be entitled to employer health plans too

Why workers over 65 years of age should be entitled to employer health plans too

Imagine having your private health insurance — dental, vision, prescription drug, life, travel and disability coverage — suddenly terminated by your employer at age 65 while you’re still working for them, and just when you may really need it.

Saskatchewan doctors now checking the fiscal health of patients

Pamela Cowan, Regina Leader-Post

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