Health care reform

Health care reform

No simple solutions for complex needs

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Author: 
Deborah Elliott
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Canadian Public Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Examines a system that responds to the recovery and support needs of persons with a psychiatric condition plus an intellectual disability or addiction.

Improving the employment prospects of people with serious mental illness: five challenges for a national mental health strategy

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Terry Krupa
Bonnie Kirsh
Rebecca Gewurtz
Lynn Cockburn
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Canadian Public Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Argues for work as a fundamental component of meaningful participation in community life, and as a central constituent of recovery from mental illness.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Mental health reform: still saying the same thing after all these years

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David Reville
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Canadian Public Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Argues that all stakeholders (consumers, families, caregivers and advocates) must be involved in the design, implementation and evaluation of mental health policy.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Getting there from here: next steps

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Michael Wilson
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Canadian Public Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Discusses findings and recommendations of the Ontario Implementation Task Forces on mental health services.

Primary health care reform and women

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Translated Title: 
La réforme des soins primaires et les femmes
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Karen Grant
Madeline Boscoe
Kay Willson
Barbara Clow
Ann Pederson
Beth Jackson
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National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines primary health care reforms and their impact on women and their health. Argues that they are about women’s work even though women are not the ones making most of the decisions.

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ISBN 0973311746

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

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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.

Primary care reform

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CMA Leadership Series
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Gives an overview of primary care reform initiatives across Canada. Includes commentaries by family physicians and a look at alternate payment plans for specialists working in academic health science centres.

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Myth: a parallel private system would reduce waiting times in the public system: busted again!

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Mythbusters
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that parallel private systems do not cut
public waiting lists-in fact, research evidence
shows they appear to lengthen waits for healthcare in public systems.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Myth: for-profit ownership of facilities would lead to a more efficient healthcare system

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Mythbusters
Publication Date: 
2003
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Ottawa, ON

Argues that waiting lists and costs are not reduced with private for-profit contracts.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Health care restructuring, agricultural reform, and rural women's experiences of paid and unpaid work

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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Author: 
D. Lynn Skillen
Barbara Heather
Jennifer Young
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on a research project that studied women's accounts of their lives after restructuring in the health care and agricultural sectors.

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ISSN 14963612
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