Hospitals in Switzerland compete with one another for patients.
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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.
Senator Sanders—and much of the media—incorrectly sell single-payer as only path to universal health care
Australia, Germany and the Netherlands all allow more private-sector involvement in health care than Canada.
In the Commonwealth Fund’s rankings of health-care systems, Canada scored a dismal ninth out of 11 countries.
New survey corroborates troubling health-care wait-times trend.
Albertans wait 22.9 weeks for treatment—five weeks longer than 15 years ago.
Queen’s Park is throwing money at the problem and hoping it will disappear.
Canada has fewer MRI and CT scanners than the average high-income OECD country with universal health care.
Dr. Brian Day, former head of the Canadian Medical Association, is currently fighting to allow private treatment for patients.