Assessing new models for the delivery of medical services: inventory and synthesis

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Hollander Analytical Services Ltd.
Publisher: 
Task Force Two: A Physician Human Resource Strategy for Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores more than 100 different models developed in all regions of Canada in response to the tremendous pressures on the health care system brought about by many factors, including shortages of physicians in certain disciplines and regions of the country. The innovative models respond to the pressures by addressing a range of issues surrounding training, recruitment and retention, remuneration and an increasing desire among physicians for a balanced personal and professional life.