Health care reform

Health care reform

Nurturing politics and health centres de sante des femme du quartier

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Clara Valverde
Connie Clement
Edition: 
Vol 1, No. 1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1979
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to the importance of women run centres; Centres de Sante des Femme du Quartier in Quebec is a featured example of a grass roots francophone women's health centre.


 

 

Thinking women and health care reform in Canada

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Barbara Clow
Karen Grant
Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Beth Jackson
Ann Pederson
Morgan Seeley
Publisher: 
Women's Press Inc.
Publication Date: 
2012
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

A book written by members of Women and Health Care Reform, a national working group housed within the National Network on Environments and Women’s Health, the collection points to the importance of including gender in health sector decision-making. Twelve concise chapters address a wide range of issues, including obesity, maternity care, mental health of health care workers, and private health insurance. 

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Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Health care in Canada 2010

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English
Translated Title: 
Les soins de santé au Canada 2010
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Report found that the country could save up to $180 million a year if doctors consistently offered the most appropriate and most cost-effective procedures to their patients. Showed that there are vast discrepancies in the number of caesarian sections and hysterectomies performed in Canada, suggesting some of those procedures are not needed. Also found too many procedures are still being done despite evidence that indicates they don’t help patients, such as surgery for knee pain.  Highlights areas where efficiencies can be made in how medical treatments are delivered

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Contains tables.

Annotated bibliography on the mental health of healthcare workers

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
Publisher: 
Women and Health Care Reform
Publication Date: 
2007

Annotated bibliography on the mental health of health care workers.

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Available online.

Women and Wait Times

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English
Translated Title: 
Les femmes et les temps d'attente
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Women and Health Care Reform
Publisher: 
Women and Health Care Reform
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Why are wait times women's issues and what are the issues for women.  Explores questions through the example of hip and knee replacement surgery.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9780978310462
Notes: 
Thinking Women series: A series on Health Care Reform and Women

Canadian Public Health Association

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Policy development

The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is a national, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association representing public health in Canada with links to the international public health community. CPHA's members believe in universal and equitable access to the basic conditions which are necessary to achieve health for all Canadians.

Primary Telephone: 
(613) 725-3769
Email Address: 
info@cpha.ca
Fax Number: 
(613) 725-9826
Street Address: 
400 - 1565 Carling Avenue
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1Z 8R1
Country: 
Canada

Gender-based analysis and wait times: new questions, new knowledge

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
Author: 
Beth E Jackson
Ann Pederson
Madeline Boscoe
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Demonstrate a gender-based analysis of wait times with respect to hip and knee replacements. Recommends that this model be applied to research and policy in other clinical areas and to the examination of wait times in general.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Parallel private health insurance in Australia: a cautionary tale and lessons for Canada

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English
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Online
Author: 
Jeremiah Hurley
Rhema Vaithianathana
Thomas F Crossley
Deborah Cobb-Clark
Publisher: 
Canadian Doctors for Medicare
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines Australia's experience with parallel finance for inpatient hospital services to provide insight regarding the effectiveness of a parallel system of private finance in reducing costs and wait times in the public system.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Private health insurance for women?

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Abby Lippman
Amélie Quesnel-Vallée
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses, in response to the Chaoulli decision, the direct and indirect effects of privatized health care on women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Who counts as a health care worker?

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Hugh Armstrong
Krista Dixon-Scott
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Argues that quality of health care is threatened by new labour practices that treat certain workers (ancillary) as unimportant to good care.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039
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