The estimated time to clear the backlog has been reduced from 24 months to 15 months.
An estimated 80,000 Albertans were waiting for care in early May.
Planned changes would likely result in fewer new and innovative drugs available to Canadians.
The mortality rate per 1 million U.S. residents was 196 compared to 30.5 worldwide.
Treatable conditions may turn into more permanent debilitating conditions.
Australians can purchase private insurance for heath-care services.
Alberta hopes to mirror Saskatchewan’s successful wait time-reduction.
Big Brother himself thrived on Big Data.
In Australia, Italy and the United Kingdom, private insurance allows patients a wider choice of providers and faster access to health care.
A national formulary—essentially a list of drugs—is unlikely to match the comprehensive lists covered by private insurance plans.
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