There is a growing consensus that Canada’s 14 separate health systems need to move away from “innovation by accident to innovation by design” and that leadership is the number one ...
Perhaps instead of talking about cost-benefit, we should start talking about risk-benefit – balancing the risks and benefits of various treatments.
Comments re: Patients First: A Proposal to Strengthen Patient-Centered Health Care in Ontario – A Discussion Paper
Several governments, including Ontario’s, have tried quite a bit of reorganizing over the years but little or no revamping, the disruptive innovation needed to forge a real delivery system.
the extra money Ottawa provided probably did more to hinder health reform across the country than promote it. Rather than “buying change,” the extra money bought political peace and serenity ...
A new health accord must include the establishment of a dedicated health workforce agency, reality in pretty much every other country except Canada, and we need one badly.
Palliation, according to my dictionary, is the temporary relief of pain and suffering. Assisted suicide, of course, makes the relief permanent.
The most valuable assets of any organization with a purpose – whether it’s for-profit or not-for-profit – are its people, and that’s why hiring is so important