Healthcare Quarterly

Healthcare Quarterly 1(1) September 1997 : 50-53.doi:10.12927/hcq..16603
Rural Perspective

Healthcare Delivery in Rural Canada, Part I: Ontario's New Policy

H. James Harrold


Over the past few years each of Canada's provincial governments has introduced changes to their policies regulating the governance and operation of rural healthcare systems; in particular, changing the mandates of rural hospitals. Each province tends to have its own way of dealing with the ongoing balancing act between cost, quality and access. To this end, a variety of governmental strategies have been proposed that recommend everything from complete overhauls of entire provincial systems to mere tweaks and readjustments to the status quo.



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