Last year in B.C., the average wait time between referral to treatment was 26.6 weeks.
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In Switzerland, the health-care system features managed competition among insurance companies and health-care providers.
Unlike Canadians, Germans do not face long wait times for health care.
Over the past two decades, the general Canadian attitude toward wait times for medical treatment seems to have evolved into a resigned acceptance of this ostensibly “mild nuisance” in an otherwise excellent system. It’s time for a reality check.