Canada ranked last on timely access to specialty and surgical care.
The proportion of Albertans age 65 and over will reach 18.8 per cent by 2040.
Canadians aged 65 or older will comprise nearly 24 per cent of the population by 2040.
Our aging population will put significant pressure on health-care expenditures.
Canada had 2.8 physicians per 1,000 population, ranking 26th out of 28 countries.
The share of Canadians age 65 or over is forecasted to rise from 17.4 per cent to 22.5 per cent.
Our current system disconnects funding from the volume and quality of services.