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Moving towards different health care funding models

The challenge for jurisdictions funding the Canadian health care system is determining how to provide the best possible care for the best possible value. In...

Examining the “weekend effect” at Canadian hospitals

Patients admitted to acute care hospitals on the weekend have slightly higher odds of dying than those admitted on weekdays, according to a recent...

Leaving the hospital against medical advice

Each year, thousands of patients leave Canadian hospitals against the advice of their care team. Many of these patients will be readmitted within a...

How healthy is our health care system?

Access to doctors and treatment. Safe, quality care. Value for money. Better outcomes. These are the health system issues that Canadians say matter most to...

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