By access to data, adminsitrative database, Canada, data, database, donnée publiques, données en santé, health, health care, health data, Podcasts, privacy, research, statistics, Système de santé, vie privée
The Research Chair Pocosa/Policies, Knowledge and Health hosted a round-table discussion in Montreal on November 26, 2015 about the use of administrative data in the health care sector. Health data is still largely under-exploited by researchers and civil society. How can these databases be used to better analyze and reform the health care system in Canada? Are administrative databases a […]
By Neeta das McMurtry Canada, elective surgery, health data, hospital, Private health care, private insurance, Privatization, public health care, surgery, surgical wait times, wait times, Waiting for care, waiting list
Public opinion polls show many Canadians worry about surgical wait times. Anecdotal media reports and heated political debates encourage this worry. But the question remains: Are Canadians waiting too long for surgery?