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