alberta health care

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Alberta’s health-care reforms don’t go far enough

Albertans waited 32.1 weeks for medically necessary treatment—6.5 weeks longer than the Canadian average.

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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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Alberta should seek more autonomy in health care
Albertans faced a median wait time of 28 weeks compared to a national average of 20.9 weeks.

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Kenney reforms may reduce health-care wait times, like in Saskatchewan

Alberta hopes to mirror Saskatchewan’s successful wait time-reduction.

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Alberta should look abroad—and next door—for better ways to provide health care

Alberta is a comparatively high spender on health care but at best a modest performer.

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Last year’s estimated average wait between referral to treatment in Alberta was 22.9 weeks.

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Other countries deliver high-performing universal health care at similar (or lower costs) than in Canada.

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Since 1998, health-care spending in Alberta has increased by 317 per cent—faster than in any other province.