As the Canadian population continues to age, there is a need to revisit conventional thinking regarding the provision of health care services for seniors to ensure that the system is sustainable for all Canadians. There are a number of misperceptions in current thinking.
Marcus J. Hollander
Marcus J. Hollander, PhD, is a national health services and policy researcher and an expert Advisor for EvidenceNetwork.ca, a comprehensive and non-partisan online resource designed to help journalists covering health policy issues in Canada. His firm is conducting a comprehensive evaluation of fee incentives and training modules for the GPSC.
At the heart of B.C.'s approach to health care is the conviction that the doctor-patient relationship -- that long term bond forged over time -- is the critical attribute that promotes healthier patients and more appropriate, cost-effective care.
09/29/2011 10:24 EDT
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