Clement: Set wait-times or the courts will

Sibbald, Barbara
September 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/12/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p567
Academic Journal
The article deals with the possibility of introducing a legal dimension to providing timely health care in Canada, according to federal Health Minister Tony Clement in his remarks at the 139th Canadian Medical Association Annual General Meeting on August 21, 2006. Clement has urged the Canadian government to make progress in setting wait-time guarantees.


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