Health care economics

Health care economics

Healthcare in crisis

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Janet Maher
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Vol 14, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses how the North American Free Trade Agreement will affect Canadian healthcare and social programs. Explains NAFTA. Explores how to reform health care in Canada.  

 


Medical malepractice

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Carolyn DeMarco
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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

A futuristic nightmare

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Judy Darcy
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

In this article Judy Darcy shares her vision of what life could be like under free trade. Illustrates the impact on social services and public programs. 

 


Achieving health for all: the epp report

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
DArcy McKillop Farlow
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article examines The Epp Report. Discuses the proposed movement from the individual model. Illustrates the value of the report in terms of health promotion and health strategies.

Health care in Canada 2010

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English
Translated Title: 
Les soins de santé au Canada 2010
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Paper
Online
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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.

National health expenditure trends, 1975 to 2006

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English
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Online
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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2006

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.

It's about access: informing the debate on public and private health care

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English
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CMA Task Force on the Public–Private Interface
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Canadian Medical Association
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an insider's look at the mix between public and private delivery and funding of health care services in the Canadian system.

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ISBN 1894391217
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Une question d'accès!

Health care in Canada 2006

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English
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Author: 
Tina LeMay
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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information on the performance of Canada's health care system, including short-term mortality rates following admission with a new heart attack and short-term mortality rates following admission with a new stroke.

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ISBN 1553928563 (PDF)
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Contains bibliographical references.

Health care in Canada 2001

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English
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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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1896104827 (Paper)

Myth: an ounce of prevention buys a pound of cure

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English
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Publisher: 
Mythbusters
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Demonstrates that the evidence does not support the broader argument that prevention and promotion will always save money.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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