Leading Hospitalization Costs in Acute Inpatient Facilities in 2012–2013

April 22nd, 2014

How much do acute inpatient hospitalizations cost in Canada? The cost of acute inpatient hospitalizations in Canada in 2012–2013 was $24.4 billion.* This includes the costs incurred by hospitals to provide services but excludes physician fees. Below are the five major clinical categories (MCCs) with the highest costs in 2012–2013. MCCs use diagnosis codes to [...]

We won’t have Medicare II without federal leadership

April 14th, 2014

— Himelfarb by opseudiablogue Alex Himelfarb understands the 2004 10-year health better than most. At the time it was negotiated, he was the highest ranking civil servant in Ottawa. The $41.3 billion Accord was supposed to fix health care for a generation. It would reduce wait times, provide catastrophic coverage for costly prescription drugs, focus on [...]

T.C. Douglas: a pictorial biography

April 14th, 2014

Now in the Longwoods Library: signed copy of T.C. Douglas: a pictorial biography.

Ontario Hospital Association salaries (2014 Sunshine List)

March 31st, 2014

CAMPBELL PATRICIA President and Chief Executive Officer $358,556.38 DALE ANTHONY President and Chief Executive Officer $303,127.66 DICLEMENTE WARREN Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, Educational Services $288,656.47 GIRALDI JULIE Chief Human Resources Officer and Vice President, Health Human Resources Leadership $235,416.74 MILLER DOUGLAS Chief Financial Officer $178,634.30 CARLTON ELIZABETH Interim Vice President, Policy and Public [...]

2014 Sunshine list – Hospitals and Boards of Public Health

March 28th, 2014

Disclosure for 2013 under the Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, 1996 Click here to download the full PDF for Hospitals and Boards of Public Health

Alberta Health Business Plan 2014-17

March 21st, 2014

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Alberta Health 2014/2015 Funding Sources

March 21st, 2014

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Alberta Health 2014/2015 Funding Allocation

March 21st, 2014

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Health Council of Canada releases final report on healthcare renewal

March 21st, 2014

Progress report 2003-2013: Highlights of health care reform Click here to download the full PDF

CANADA – One of the most well-educated countries

March 18th, 2014

Download the full PDF here. The rate of tertiary education attainment in Canada has increased by 11 percentage points since 2000, with 51% of its adult population holding a tertiary qualification in 2011, the highest rate among OECD countries. By comparsion, the average for the OECD countries was 32% in 2011. Whereas in 2000, men [...]