June 13, 2019

Public Opinions on Pharmacare

"Currently, the most strongly supported strategic improvement target among the public and professional caregivers is enhanced availability of less expensive prescription medications. With regard to practical implementation of this strategy, the public's (39%) and healthcare professionals' (39–54%) preference was institution of a nation-wide pharmacare plan, funded by a federal tax."

- Read about Healthcare in Canada: Choices Going Forward from authors Terrence Montague, Bonnie Cochrane, Amédé Gogovor, John Aylen, Lesli Martin and Joanna Nemis-White. Healthcare Quarterly.

Healthcare’s Digital Future

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From the Archives

Healthcare Policy Healthcare Policy / Politiques de Santé
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The Ford government in Ontario spent its first year slashing. Here’s who got burned

2019-06-13 from In the year since it came to power, Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government has made a sweeping array of funding cuts to Ontario services, programs, [...]

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Impeccable timing turns the fall election into a referendum on pharmacare

2019-06-13 from  Eric Hoskins says the time is right for Canada to create a universal pharmacare system. The timing of his report calling on the federal government to finally do that mig [...]

Jun 13, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Putting values into practice on pharmacare will come at a cost: André Picard

2019-06-13 from  Give Dr. Eric Hoskins credit: He has articulated, with passion and reason, the need to ensure everyone has access to essential prescription drugs, regardless [...]

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