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The Naylor Report and Health Policy: Canada Needs a New Model
July 6, 2016 - Ake Blomqvist and Colin Busby

The federal government should recognize the limited success of past attempts to achieve healthcare reform with conditional transfers to the provinces and instead focus more on independent...

Challenging Vested Interests: National Priorities for Healthcare in 2016
January 20, 2016 - Ake Blomqvist and Colin Busby

Canadian governments must rethink healthcare on five areas of national priority, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Challenging Vested Interests: National Priorities for...

Shifting Towards Autonomy: A Continuing Care Model for Canada
January 19, 2016 - Ake Blomqvist and Colin Busby

Canadians would benefit from a new funding model for elder care, finds a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Shifting Towards Autonomy: A Continuing Care Model for Canada,” authors Åke...

Measuring Outcomes in the Canadian Health Sector: Driving Better Value from Healthcare
November 12, 2015 - Irfan Dhalla, Jeremy Veillard, Niek Klazinga and Omid Fekri

While Canada has a well-established tradition of transparency and accountability for health-system performance comparisons, few measures of outcomes are reported, according to a new report from...

Doctors without Hospitals: What to do about Specialists Who Can’t Find Work
February 5, 2015 - Aaron Jacobs, Ake Blomqvist, Colin Busby and William Falk

Canadian healthcare is facing a paradox: recently graduated specialist physicians struggle to find work, even as Canadians report long wait times for their services, says a report released today...

Ottawa’s tax moves reveal sad state of doctor compensation: Globe and Mail Op-Ed
Physicians, especially those in Ontario, are furious at the federal government's proposed changes to small-business taxation. The federal changes follow successive unilateral fee decreases imposed by...
Busby and Blomqvist - Here's a better plan for OHIP +
Intelligence Memos
From: Colin Busby and Åke Blomqvist To: Charles Sousa, Ontario Minister of Finance Date: August 4, 2017 Re: Here’s a better plan for OHIP + With much fanfare, Ontario’s 2017 budget announced the...
Jacobs and Muthukumaran - Five Ways to Increase Immunization Among Canadian Children
Intelligence Memos
From: Aaron Jacobs and Ramya Muthukumaran To: Provincial and Federal Ministries of Health and Public Health Agencies Date: May 2, 2017 Re: Five Ways to Increase Immunization Among Canadian Children...
Besoin d’un rappel? Comment améliorer la couverture vaccinale des enfants au Canada
Quelques Canadiens très bruyants s’opposent à la vaccination, mais ils ne constituent pas la principale raison de l’insuffisance de la couverture vaccinale, selon un nouveau rapport de l’Institut C...
Le rapport Naylor et les politiques en matière de santé : le Canada a besoin d’un nouveau modèle
Le gouvernement fédéral devrait reconnaître le succès limité des tentatives précédentes de réforme des soins de santé par l’entremise de transferts conditionnels aux provinces et se pencher plutôt...
 L’affaire des médecins disparus du Québec : comment améliorer l’accès aux soins
En dépit du fait que la province compte plus de médecins de famille par tête que bien d’autres endroits, le Québec accuse du retard par rapport à l’Ontario et à l’Europe occidentale en ce qui...

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