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If Medicare won’t provide it, shouldn’t a service be private?

A 13.5% increase in non-urgent MRI scans since January has been singled out as Alberta Health Services [AHS] investigates a…

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Medicare not sustainable, & less universal than we think

“Medicare can be properly characterized as a mile deep and inch wide,” according to a new report published by the…

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China looks to Australia’s health care system, not Canada’s Medicare

Two Australian private hospital operators are set to be among the main beneficiaries of China’s health system shifting from a…

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Costco running a “poll” on private health care

“Should Canada have more private health clinics or services” is the question posed in the July/August edition of the magazine…

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Medicare isn’t free. Costs average family of four $11,735 + costs of waiting for care

Medicare isn’t free, the Fraser Institute reminds us in its 2015 annual report. “In 2015, the average Canadian family of four…

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2 of 3 Canadians concerned Canada’s health care system falling behind other countries

Health care [37%] is nuzzling unemployment and jobs [38%] as the top concern of Canadians with 64% worried that our health…

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Quebec ER wait times worst in Western world

Quebec has the worst emergency room [ER] wait times in the Western world, according to a report released by Robert…

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To spend, spend, spend. Or not to spend. That is the question.

  Only 48 hours before a new Fraser Institute study found provincial health care systems to be unsustainable, the union-backed…

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Health care spending is not sustainable: report

  Health care spending could consume almost 50 per cent of provincial budgets by 2030, according to a Fraser Institute…

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Liberal Leader Dr. Swann makes another plea for public health

“A healthy society” is one of the four values of Canadians for Sustainable Medicare. Therefore, it was encouraging to hear…

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