Free-standing health care facilities: Financial arrangements, quality assurance and a pilot study

Lavis, John N.; Lomas, Jonathan; Anderson, Geoffrey M.; Donner, Allan; Iscoe, Neill A.; Gold, Gerald; Craighead, Joy
February 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;02/10/98, Vol. 158 Issue 3, p359
Academic Journal
Focuses on independent health facilities (IHF) that provide insured and uninsured services in Canada. Discussion of financial arrangements and approaches to quality assurance; The results of a pilot study by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario; The suggestion that provincial governments should develop a plan for addressing financial arrangements and quality assurance at IHFs.


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