Apples, oranges and wait times: CIHI report

Kondro, Wayne
April 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/25/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 9, p1246
Academic Journal
Focuses on the 2006 Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) report "Waiting for Health Care in Canada: What We Know and What We Don't Know," which compiled wait time data in Canada. Factors that make the data highly variable, according to CIHI president Glenda Yeates; Need for more standardization of the way wait times are measured across Canada; Increase in the demand for health care services in the country.


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