TITLE

Waiting-list Web site 'inaccurate' and 'misleading,' BC doctors complain

AUTHOR(S)
Kent, Heather
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/27/99, Vol. 161 Issue 2, p181
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on reaction to the British Columbia (BC) government sponsored Web site that documents waiting-list times for surgery. View of Dr. Neil Fatin, a Ministry of Health consultant, that the site provides useful information for patients and their family doctors; Dr. Jim Lane, past president of the BC Medical Association, disputing the site's usefulness; The issue of accuracy in calculating the hospital waiting time.
ACCESSION #
2088649

 

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