In the News The latest articles and commentary on Canadian health care from Bob. Privately owned long-term care is not associated with increased mortalityRead moreLobbyists guarantee that for-profit cataracts will pay moreRead morePrivatizing eye surgery deeply short sighted move that will harm care in OntarioRead moreClearing the COVID-19 backlog isn’t enough – we need to build a better health care systemRead moreEnding private long-term care would be an expensive mistakeRead moreQuestions over spending at long-term care homes that have received government pandemic assistanceRead moreJoel Dryden: Provinces should adopt surveillance testing to battle COVID-19, long-term care home review sayRead morePandemic report identifies failures across Canada in long-term care homesRead moreInterview on Rosemary Barton Live: Long-term care operators dealing with another COVID-19 outbreakRead moreUnderstanding Ontario’s long-term care tragedyRead moreA COVID-19 vaccine would only be the beginning of the end of the pandemicRead moreHow to improve Ontario’s COVID-19 testing and screening policiesRead moreOntario Loud podcast: Capacity in Ontario’s Health System during COVID-19 and beyondRead morePreparing for the post-pandemic OntarioRead moreDuring this crisis, cancer patients and cancer researchers must not be forgottenRead moreCancer care in the time of COVID-19Read moreWhy is Ontario behind on COVID-19 testing?Read moreAdopting a U.S. plan for easing hallway medicineRead moreIntended Consequences: Episode 4 – Dr. Bob Bell, Former Ontario Deputy Minister of HealthRead moreThe big endorsement, Part 4: Steven Del DucaRead moreThe cautionary tale of Cambie and Australian health careRead morePublishing physician billings can help sustain OHIPRead moreThe elimination of regional leadership in Ontario’s health systemRead moreIncreased oversight of OHIP is overdueRead moreOntario Health Team application reveals complexities in running new systemRead moreWe aren’t properly preparing for long-term care demandRead moreA contingency plan for preventing certain January emergency room gridlockRead moreBack to the future for home care in OntarioRead moreIs home care at risk with the creation of Ontario Health Teams?Read moreAlberta copying health system Ontario is discardingRead moreAre Ontario Health Teams designed for failure?Read moreCutting low value health care is high value to OntarioRead moreThe simple math of hallway medicineRead moreOntario health quality will suffer under the Peoples Health ActRead moreA threat to the quality of cancer care in OntarioRead moreCorner store booze is bad for our health and our budgetRead moreIs Ontario open for health care business?Read more‘Open for Business’ without strong public health is risky businessRead moreOHIP billings need to be transparentRead moreFuture of Ontario medicare depends on scrutiny of medical testingRead moreCompetition between public and private care will not cure hallway medicineRead moreOntario health reform strategy ‘vindictive’ and a failure at effective change managementRead moreDebating Ontario’s Health-Care OverhaulRead moreWill the future of Ontario surgery be private or public?Read moreA cautionary tale for new Ontario Health boardRead moreOntario health teams are useful incremental changeRead moreRe-centralizing? Re-disorganizing? What exactly is Ontario doing to its health-care system?Read moreCBC Listen: Ontario Morning – Wednesday February 27, 2019 – Part 2Read moreIs it too late to reconsider Ontario’s new health care super agency?Read moreWhat does and doesn’t make sense about Ontario’s big changes to healthcare: expertRead moreOntario Loud, Bonus Episode: Approaches to healthcare that wouldn’t suckRead moreAre private home-care companies about to become more profitable?Read moreOntario Loud, Episode 15: What a healthcare super agency means for you!Read moreHealth care ‘super agency’ wrong solution for Ontario’s four big problemsRead moreNewly-obtained cabinet orders show health overhaul well underwayRead moreFormer deputy health minister Bob Bell on potential changes to health careRead moreIf Ontario scraps its LHINs, what’s next for health care?Read moreIn defense of the LHINRead moreA Doctor who knows how government works talks health care policyRead moreOntario should not negotiate separately with medical specialistsRead moreDon’t harm Cancer Care Ontario while restructuring health agenciesRead moreBusting the myth of bloated health care bureaucracyRead moreFormer deputy health minister retiresRead moreTen Torontonians who got things done in 2014Read moreFaces of Health CareRead moreHow a football injury led (eventually) to health care’s top jobRead more Photograph: “news” by Matt Madd. Used under Creative Commons License Attribution 4.0 International. Image cropped from original.