Federal budget delivers on health care but still disappoints

Kondro, Wayne
April 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/10/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 8, p1071
Academic Journal
The article discusses the new health outlays disclosed by the federal Finance Minister of Canada, Jim Flaherty for 2007-08. The health measures included in $1.4 billion outlay are briefed. The criticism of the outlay by the Canada Medical Association (CMA) President Dr. Colin McMillan particularly with regard to electronic health record keeping and developing a comprehensive pan-Canadian strategy for educating, recruiting, licensing and equipping doctors is also presented.


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