“Good article and good observations. Consumerism is reshaping health care.”
SAMcPherson on Dec 5, 2011 at 19:32:19
“I think employment healthcare benefits are shaping our health care. Those who have that insurance are going to get better care than those of use without a medical plan. Costs of insurance will go even higher if these people with the plans are not looked after well. So anyone only on OHIP has to wait for whatever's left.
Nov 24, 2011 at 13:04:08
“Well, he did increase spending and raise taxes. So, yes, some would call this "left." He also did many good things, like full-day kindergarten. So maybe it would be called "left but accomplished". Just a thought...”
“Take a look at the article before accusing him of disseminating "a false and negative image."
He says "in most big cities." And that is true. You can't get a private MRI in places like Winnipeg, Toronto, or out East. But, ya, you can get private scans, particularly on the West Coast and Quebec.
Glad you got the scan you needed. That's what's really important.”
logan76 on Oct 8, 2011 at 13:13:53
“I did read his article in full.
I also checked my facts and found that you CAN get a private MRI in 10 out of 10 of Canadas biggest cities, including Winnipeg and Toronto. (So my experience was not unique but the norm)
So I stand by my conclusions.
David Gratzer is a Canadian born Physician and is in a position to know the facts but chooses instead to state information which is very clearly not true in this instance.
If you are interested, a quick search online reveals the reasons why he chooses this position and who he is being paid by.”
billy101 on Oct 7, 2011 at 16:04:51
“you need to google private MRI in Toronto.. comes up with a number of them. If you read the company notes it says you can get a fast and on demand mri...”