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

Kent, Heather
July 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/27/99, Vol. 161 Issue 2, p181
Academic Journal
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.


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