Australian patients can choose to be treated in hospital as either a public or private patient.
If the provinces increased provincial spending, they’d either have to raise taxes or run larger budget deficits.
Government policies and regulations have created an environment hostile to research and innovation.
There's a clear imbalance between health-care spending and performance in Canada.
In most universal health-care systems, patients share the cost of care through deductibles, co-insurance and co-payments.
Patients in the province waited 26.2 weeks between seeing a general practitioner and receiving treatment in 2021.
Comparing Canada’s health-care system with other countries, Part 4: Clinical Performance and Quality
Canada ranked last on two indicators measuring obstetric trauma during birth.
Canada ranked last on timely access to specialty and surgical care.
On a key measure of hospital discharges, Canada ranked last out of 27 countries.
Canada only had 2.0 acute care beds per 1,000 population, ranking 25th out of the 26 countries.
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