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Despite high spending, Canada’s health-care system is failing badly

Canada ranked last among universal health-care countries for specialist appointment waits and receipt of elective surgery.


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Understanding universal health care: Cost-Sharing for Patients in Belgium, Part 2

Outpatient pharmaceuticals in Belgium are usually partially reimbursed through a third-party payer scheme.


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Private contracts—one important step towards health-care reform

Last year, Canadians could expect to wait 25.6 weeks from referral by a family physician to elective surgical care.


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Comparing Canada’s health-care system with other countries, Part 5: Tying it All Together

There's a clear imbalance between health-care spending and performance in Canada.


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B.C. can tackle health-care wait times by learning from more successful universal systems

According to the province’s official figures, at least 88,300 patients continue to languish on surgical wait lists.


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Canada’s chronic health-care problems will likely persist post-pandemic

Canada ranked 25th out of 26 countries for the number of acute care beds.


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Canada’s health-care system—the status quo is unsustainable

Our aging population will put significant pressure on health-care expenditures.