Do richer provinces have shorter waiting times to see specialists?

Baerlocher, Mark O.; Detsky, Allan S.
February 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/14/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 4, p447
Academic Journal
The article presents findings of a study on patients' waiting time for referrals to a specialist in Canada. The study is based on the 2004 National Physician Survey Database. The database identified provinces with the longest wait times for referrals to specialists. According to the study, there are other factors affecting the efficiency of provincial health care systems.


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