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Hospital remuneration—the key to health-care reform

Patients in Canada faced a median wait of 27.4 weeks for medically necessary treatment.

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Hospital reform would improve care for Canadian patients

Our current system disconnects funding from the volume and quality of services.

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More than 13 per cent of patients said they were adversely affected by waiting for non-emergency surgery.

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Last week the Canadian Institute for Health Information lifted the veil of secrecy surrounding the performance of Canadian hospitals with its Canadian Hospital Reporting Project, an interactive web site that measures the performance of Canadian hospitals based on 21 clinical and nine financial indicators.

This project, known by the acronym CHRP, is a bold and much awaited step toward greater patient rights, transparency, and improved health care delivery in Canada.