News @ a glance

Kondro, Wayne
August 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/15/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 4, p343
Academic Journal
This section presents news briefs relating to medical care in Canada. Dr. Jack Burak is planning to challenge Dr. Brian Day, the nominee of the British Columbia Medical Association, for the presidency of the Canadian Medical Association in 2007-2008. There was an increase of 17 percent in the number of nurse practitioners in Canada between 2004 and 2005. A study conducted by the Centre for Spatial Economics for the Canadian Medical Association and British Columbia Medical Association disclosed the total revenue lost in excessive waits for medical treatment.


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