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Alberta operates remarkably inefficient health-care system with huge price tag

The province had the capacity to perform more than 1.3 million CT exams but only 419,000 were actually performed.


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Canada’s COVID performance on key measures among worst in developed world

Canada has the seventh-worst “case fatality rate” among advanced countries.


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COVID-19 case counts, mortality rates vary widely across developed world

Each additional hospital bed (per 1,000 people) was associated with 31.5 fewer COVID-19 deaths per million.


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Long health-care wait times hurt Canadians in many ways
According to the survey, an estimated 1.2 million Canadians waited for treatment last year.

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Kenney government postpones reforms despite COVID-related surgery backlog

Saskatchewan cut surgical wait times by, among other reforms, partnering with private clinics.


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Private sector helping address physician scarcity in the U.S.

A 1991 report recommended a 10 per cent reduction in medical school enrolment in Canada.


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Ford health-care plan falls well short of what’s needed

Patients in Saskatchewan still have access to universal care—just a lot sooner than before thanks in part to private providers working within the system.