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 […]

Four ways to take your idea for Canadian healthcare innovation beyond the pilot phase

Four ways to take your idea for Canadian healthcare innovation beyond the pilot phase

Waiting for emergency care – how long is too long?

Waiting for emergency care – how long is too long?

How to eliminate MRI wait lists in the public health system

How to eliminate MRI wait lists in the public health system

Value for money appears to be finally getting the attention it merits as Alberta’s new health minister, Stephen Mandel, takes the reins of the portfolio that is close to consuming 50% of the province’s operating budget.

Backgrounder: Surgical wait times for publicly funded health services in Canada

Backgrounder: Surgical wait times for publicly funded health services in Canada

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?