You know whose universal health care system often ranks higher than Canada’s? Australia’s medicare system. We spoke with a public policy expert from down under to discuss how their system works.
Since COVID-19 emerged in Canada, governments have opened up more opportunities for patients to videoconference with their doctors or speak with them on the phone. Today we spoke with Maurice and Ilene Thevenot, two senior citizens who live two hours south west of Winnipeg, about their experience.
At SecondStreet.org we recently interviewed our student interns, Catherine Shvets and Gage Haubrich, about hospital cafeterias losing millions of dollars.
We recently spoke with Dr. Lester Liao from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto to get his take on video conferencing. Dr. Lester Liao explains through his professional experience the pros of this developing technology, as well as the shortfalls.
Dr. Susan Piccinin has been a practicing physician in Hamilton, Ontario for 30 years. We spoke with her to get her professional opinion on waiting lists in Canada, private health care and Canada’s aging population.
International studies routinely show Australia’s health care system outperforms Canada and the United States. At SecondStreet.org we took a look at what Australia is doing differently.
All politics aside, this could be really good news for patients. New Conservative leader Erin O’Toole has committed to health reform if he is elected prime minister.
The Canadian Constitution Foundation has been working on an important court case for several years now. We spoke with the CCF’s Director of Litigation for an update.
The Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) recently came out with a new report on some health reforms currently being pursued by Alberta’s provincial government. We discuss if other provinces follow suit.
Health care across Canada could be affected by an important case the Canadian Constitution Foundation has before the courts right now…