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Forward to basics: promoting efficiency while preserving equity: proceedings of the 7th Canadian onference on health economics
Presents the proceedings of the 7th Canadian conference on health economics. Includes references.
Published: 1997
National health expenditure trends, 1975 to 2006  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_592_E&cw_topic=592&cw_rel=AR_31_E
Provides updated expenditure data by source of funds (sector) and use of funds (category) at the provincial/territorial level and for Canada. It also contains an overview with discussion on the trends of health care spending in Canada. (See Details)
Published: 2006
ABC of smoking cessation: economics of smoking cessation  
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/328/7445/947
Looks at the economic burdens of smoking caused by passive smoking and absenteeism. Reviews some of the economic aspects of smoking cessation. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Caring for profit: how corporations are taking over Canada's health care system
Explains how Canada's $77 billion/year health care industry is turning away from its original mandate of providing the best possible medical care to Canadians.
Published: 1998
Evaluation of cervical cytology  
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?rid=hstat1.chapter.6794
Studies the accuracy of cervical cytology using conventional Pap smears and new technologies (thin-layer cytology, computer rescreening) for detecting cervical cancer and its precursors. (See Details)
Published: 1999
When tinkering is too much: a case study of incentives arising from Ontario's deinsurance of in vitro fertilization
Debates the de-insurance of in-vitro fertilization, questionning the decision of the Ontario Ministry of Health in 1994 to de-insure IVF except in cases of completely blocked fallopian tubes and the issue of privatization that it raises.
Published: 1998
Planning health human resources: lessons from around the world. An international comparative review  
http://www.chsrf.ca/final_research/commissioned_research/programs/pdf/bloor_report.pdf
Highlights the results of a review of healthcare systems done in five countries: Australia, France, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom.  (See Details)
Published: 2003
Financing health care for women with disabilities  
http://www.rand.org/publications/WP/WP139/
Describes the major financial issues affecting access to health care for women with disabilities in the United States and presents recommended strategies to address those issues. (See Details)
Published: 2003
The introduction of public funding for midwifery in Ontario: interpreting the meaning of the financial incentives
Explores various stakeholders' reactions to midwifery funding schemes.
Published: 1996
Medical malepractice  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article discusses women and the medical industry. Lists guidelines for women seeking alternative care. 

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Published: 1989