Healthcare Quarterly

Healthcare Quarterly 5(1) September 2001 : 28-29.doi:10.12927/hcq.2001.20490

Commentary: Reforming Primary Care - Better to Build on the Best

June Bergman

Negative rhetoric to the contrary, Canada has a healthcare system that is recognized throughout the world as exemplary. Is it perfect? Certainly not. The costs of healthcare are rising rapidly, as are the wait times for clinical investigations and treatments. The quality of work life of healthcare providers is declining. It is becoming increasingly difficult to recruit and retain badly needed professionals in virtually every health-related discipline. Opinion from all sectors recognizes that a sustainable system of universally accessible, high-quality healthcare requires reform.



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