By George Heckman and Paul Hébert Canadian healthcare system, Chronic disease, efficiency, frailty, Health Care Efficiency, hospital documentation, interRAI, Medical Documentation, Modernizing Health Care
Canadians are living longer. Unfortunately, our hospitals aren’t ready for them. Canadians over 65 years old use over 40 per cent of hospital services, a demand that continues to rise. As they age, Canadians hope to stay at home as long as possible. If hospitalization is required, they should expect to go home quickly and […]
By Nick Mohtadi Alberta, Alberta health minister, Alberta’s private MRI clinics, back pain, Choosing Wisely Canada, efficiency, Health care costs, Health care costs and spending, medial tests, MRI wait list, Stephen Mandel, unecessary tests, wait times
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.