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Public-private partnerships the norm in higher-performing universal health-care systems

The median wait time in Ontario last year (21.6 weeks) was more than twice as long as the 9.1-week wait in 1993.

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Alberta should learn from other higher-performing universal health-care systems

The province's average wait time for health care grew from 18.5 weeks in 2008 to 33.5 weeks in 2023.

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Alberta’s bureaucratic shuffle bears little resemblance to necessary health-care reforms

Australia, Switzerland and Germany all deliver more timely universal care with comparable levels of spending to Canada.

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Understanding universal health care: Cost- Sharing for Patients in Australia, Part 1

Australian patients can choose to be treated in hospital as either a public or private patient.