It is easy to assume that the real problem with our health care system is "not enough" -- not enough physicians, not enough MRIs, not enough money. In fact, sometimes more care -- specifically care that you don't need -- can be harmful for your health, and expose you to unnecessary risks.
Canadian taxpayers are not receiving the same sort of value that their counterparts in other nations are when it comes to universally accessible health care. In fact, Canadians spend much more for their health care and receive lower quality care than other countries with universal-access systems.
Given the choice between a private and a public health care system, Canadians overwhelmingly choose the latter. But insert a third option – a mixed public/private system – and the country is less cert...
TORONTO - When it comes to certain kinds of medical conditions, people may get better treatment at Ontario hospitals that spend more on care than hospitals at the other end of the spending spectrum, a...