Canada ranks among the world’s top spenders, but ranks poorly on several important health-care indicators.
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Private for-profit hospitals comprise 39 per cent of hospitals in Australia and 43 per cent in Germany.
In the Commonwealth Fund’s rankings of health-care systems, Canada scored a dismal ninth out of 11 countries.
More than 13 per cent of patients said they were adversely affected by waiting for non-emergency surgery.