Health care reform

Health care reform

Relocations, dislocations and innovations in mental health reform: examining the impact of psychiatric deinstitutionalization on

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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Marina Morrow
Jules Smith
Ann Pederson
Lupin Battersby
Alain Lesage
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Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
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Winnipeg, MB

Discusses how deinstitutionalization affects men and women differently and what kind of unique needs arise when people are relocated to new communities.

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ISSN 14963612

Private care is no cure

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National Union of Public and General Employees
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2006
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Nepean, ON

Explains the top six reasons why private care is no cure for what ails our public health care system.

Who counts as a health care worker?

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

Examines the work done by "ancillary" health care workers, i.e. cleaners, clerial workers, and others, and how the importance of this work is often unrecognized by health care policy makers.

Myth: managed care = mangled care

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Mythbusters
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2005
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Ottawa, ON

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

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Includes bibliographical references.

Don't panic: the hitchhiker's guide to Chaoulli, wait times and the politics of private insurance

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Tom McIntosh
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Canadian Policy Research Networks
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2006
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Ottawa, ON

Examines the Chaoulli decision and the limitations of private insurance as a cure-all for the system.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Don't swallow everything you hear about private clinics and wait times

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Ghislaine Alleyne
Barbara Bourrier-LaCroix
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Debates for-profit health care as a solution to health care waiting lists, and examines the implications for women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Health care renewal in Canada: clearing the road to quality

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Health Council of Canada
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2006
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Toronto, ON

Argues for quicker access to needed care, better quality services, and a focus on determinants of population health outside the health care system.

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HERF.H43 2006
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Includes bibliographical references.

A healthy balance: caregiving policy in Canada: backgrounder

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Canadian Policy Research Networks
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of knowledge collected from recent research on caregiving.

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Includes bibliographical references.

A healthy balance: a summary report on a national roundtable on caregiving policy in Canada

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Judi Varga-Toth
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Canadian Policy Research Networks
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses caregiving policy implications emerging from the research findings, from both a Canadian and international perspective.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Women and the health care delivery system

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Helen Rodriguez-Trias
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Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
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1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the health care delivery system and the challenges it presents to women seeking services. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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Includes bibliographical references.
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