New Zealand’s Canterbury health system has been suggested as a model for Ontario Health Teams. However, on reflection Canterbury may more closely resemble a LHIN.
The termination of the Quality Management Partnership at CCO shows that the government’s current priorities do not include improving the quality of cancer diagnosis and treatment.
In releasing its report last week, the Hoskins council took steps to ensure that adoption of pharmacare will be inevitable under a future Liberal majority or minority government.
As the Warriors and Raptors battle for NBA supremacy, we take a closer look at Kaiser Permanente, official health care sponsor of the Warriors and purported gold standard for integrated care.
The National Health Service is a source of pride for most Britons. The Commonwealth Fund tells us it is the best healthcare system in the world, superior to ours. Here’s a closer look.
Ontario needs innovation in cost-effective care that improves patient outcomes and experience. Health TAPESTRY meets all of these requirements. If its evaluation remains positive, expect the program to scale across the province and nation.
21% of Swiss citizens and 10% of Canadians avoid medically necessary care for economic reasons, suggesting that progressive taxation is the most equitable method to fund health care.
Many Canadians suggest we should look to Sweden for lessons in health care delivery. However, paying the same as Swedes do for health services would increase Ontario’s deficit by more than $40 billion.
Australia’s hybrid system offers a cautionary tale for Canada. The Australian two-tier, private pay model has not improved access to publicly funded health services.
The next two or three years will determine whether CEOs of super agencies can lead provincial health systems better than ministers and ministries. Progress in Ontario will be watched carefully.