Health services

Health services

Towards a broader framework for understanding accessibility in Canadian health care

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English
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Renée Torgerson
Arlene Wortsman
Tom McIntosh
Publisher: 
Canadian Policy Research Networks
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a preliminary framework for understanding the host of factors that affect Canadians' ability to obtain a complete range of essential health services.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The quality of cancer services for women in Ontario: summary report

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English
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Author: 
Helen Angus
Vicki Nadalin
Anna Greenberg
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Focuses on women and cancer, assessing differences in health care quality benefits both sexes.

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HEAS.A54 2006
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Includes bibliographical references.

Myth: managed care = mangled care

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Mythbusters
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at managed care systems and highlights innovations attributed to them.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Waiting for health care in Canada: what we know and what we don't know

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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a snapshot of wait times for various health conditions, including waits in the five priority areas set by First Ministers (cancer, cardiac, joint replacement, sight restoration and diagnostic imaging).

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ISBN 1553927842 (PDF)

Rural women's experiences of maternity care: implications for policy and practice

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English
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Author: 
Jude Kornelsen
Stefan Grzybowski
Michael Anhorn
Elizabeth Cooper
Lindsey Galvin
Ann Pederson
Lana Sullivan
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines rural women's experiences of maternity care in the context of health care restructuring and regionalization.

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HEAS.K67 2005
ISBN 0662407997 (PDF)
ISBN 0662408004 (HTML)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Family violence and the health care system: moving from recognition to meaningful response

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Penny Bain
Jill Cory
Publisher: 
Aware
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Discusses the role of health-care systems and practitioners in responding to or preventing family violence, with emphasis on models in BC and some examples from other jurisdictions.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Health care in Canada 2005

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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2005
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Ottawa, ON

Summarizes recent developments in health and health care. Includes an overview of health spending and updated information on how Canadians view the health system and the services that they have received.

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ISBN 155392617X (PDF)
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Includes index.

Health care in Canada 2001

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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of the health services that make up the health care system in Canada. Also looks at health care providers and the costs of health care.

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ISBN 1896104827 (Paper)

Data, data, everywhere... : improving access to population health and health services research data in Canada

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English
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Author: 
Patricia Baranek
Charlyn Black
Cathy Fooks
Lisa Maslove
Kimberlyn McGrail
Publisher: 
Canadian Policy Research Networks
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews the current status of health services data bases in Canada and makes recommendations for improving their contribution to health research.

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ISBN 189708501X
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women and the health care industry: an unhealthy relationship?

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Peggy Foster
Publisher: 
Open University Press
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Bristol, PA

Provides a critical look at the kind of health care provided for women by mainstream medicine. Argues that the current system is primarily designed to meet the needs of health care providers-especially the drug companies.

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ISBN 0335094732
WOMH.F67 1995
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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