Canada ranked second-last for acute care beds with 2.1 beds per thousand people.
Canadians must wait 41.7 weeks (on average) to receive medically necessary elective orthopaedic surgery.
Survey says seven in 10 Canadians are ready for virtual doctor appointments.
Ontario’s population may grow by 30 per cent, from 14.2 to 18.5 million.
Hospitals in Switzerland compete with one another for patients.
Last year in B.C., the average wait time between referral to treatment was 26.6 weeks.
In most countries with universal health care, patients share the cost of treatment—surgical or pharmaceutical.
The province will spend nearly $22 billion on health care in 2018/19.
Unlike Canadians, Germans do not face long wait times for health care.