There’s a lot of room for improvement in the Canadian health system Wait times have long been a source of concern for Canadians. A new report provides both encouraging news and areas in need of attention. A report released by the Canadian Institutes of Health Information (CIHI) follows the wait times for five interventions across [...]
If you buy your own health insurance, add this important date to your yearend to-do list: November 15. That’s the date open enrollment is available for individual healthcare plans offered through the Healthcare.gov site, your respective health insurance marketplace (https://www.healthcare.gov/medicaid-chip/eligibility/) or independent agents in your community. If you’re working for a company that provides your [...]
Instead Of Rationing With Waiting Lists, America Rations With Price As an American journalist sitting in a Toronto coffee bar, I began chatting with people about their healthcare system. One employee taking people’s orders was about to go off duty and sat down to visit. “I’m tired of hearing you Americans talk about rationing in [...]
In addition to dealing with funding challenges, the healthcare industry is also confronted with repeated fraud and medical identity theft. According to the Canadian Health Care Anti-fraud Association, healthcare fraud costs Canadians between $5 and $15 billion each year
An inaugural international research and intellectual conference pioneering the Future in Global Healthcare takes place from today until Friday in Harare.
Healthcare executives are expected to be proactive, and provide plans and strategies to face rapid changes in population health status. Despite the increase in healthcare spending, more and more healthcare organizations struggle to match their capacity with the demand for healthcare services.