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Trafford Crump

Post Doctoral Fellow, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia

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The Real Reason Canada is Short on Hospital Beds

Canada has over 70,000 hospital beds and spends more than $47 billion a year on hospital care, yet accessing these beds when they're needed most remains an important public health concern. Many hospital beds are being used by patients who no longer require the specialized equipment or nursing care provided by a hospital. So what's the solution?
09/05/2012 08:16 EDT