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Assessing Canada’s Drug Shortage Problem
June 5, 2018 - Jessy Donelle MSc. (Epidemiology), Jacalyn Duffin MD, PhD, FRCPC, Jon Pipitone, MSc. (Computer Science), Brian White-Guay MD, CCFP and FRCPC

Drug shortages in Canada are a problem in need of immediate solutions, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Assessing Canada’s Drug Shortage Problem” – one of the few...

Modernizing Canada’s Healthcare System through the Virtualization of Services
May 23, 2018 - Will Falk and Dr. R. Sacha Bhatia

Virtual care is a natural next step in technological innovation for healthcare, according to a new report published by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Modernizing Canada’s Healthcare System through...

Filling the Cavities: Improving the Efficiency and Equity of Canada’s Dental Care System
May 3, 2018 - Ake Blomqvist and Frances Woolley

Lack of access to even urgent dental care for many people with low income, seniors and others is a problem that could be solved with a “public option” for dental insurance, according to a new...

Reality Bites: How Canada’s Healthcare System Compares to its International Peers
January 25, 2018 - Colin Busby, Aaron Jacobs and Ramya Muthukumaran

Canadian provincial healthcare systems fare poorly compared to peer countries according to new research from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Reality Bites: How Canada’s Healthcare System Compares to...

Bhatia, Falk - It’s Long Past Time for Virtual Care to Take Its Place in Canada’s Public Healthcare System
Intelligence Memos
From: R. Sacha Bhatia and Will Falk To: Canada’s Healthcare Policymakers Date: May 29, 2018 Re: It’s Long Past Time for Virtual Care to Take Its Place in Canada’s Public Healthcare System Virtual...
Rosalie Wyonch - Mental Health Care (or Lack Thereof) in Canada
Intelligence Memos
From: Rosalie Wyonch To: Health Policymakers across Canada Date: May 11, 2018 Re: Mental Health Care (or lack thereof) in Canada Mental health and addiction disorders are both common and costly....
Schwanen, Wyonch - The Three Cs, Why We Don’t Get that Flu Shot
Intelligence Memos
From: Daniel Schwanen and Rosalie Wyonch To: Canada’s ministers of public health Date: May 2, 2018 Re: The Three Cs, Why We Don’t Get that Flu Shot Despite clinical evidence showing the value of...
Pas seulement pour les enfants : comment améliorer la surveillance et la couverture vaccinale chez les adultes au Canada
Research
Malgré les données démontrant la valeur des vaccins, les taux de vaccination chez les adultes canadiens sont dangereusement bas, selon un nouveau rapport de l’Institut C.D. Howe.  Dans «Pas...
Besoin d’un rappel? Comment améliorer la couverture vaccinale des enfants au Canada
Research
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
Research
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...

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