US hospitals use waiting-list woes to woo Canadians

Kent, Heather
February 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/22/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 4, p547
Academic Journal
Reports on the practice at St. Joseph's Hospital in Bellingham, Washington of offering cardiac surgery package deals to Canadian patients tired of being on waiting lists in Canadian hospitals. Details on the packages and what they include; Comments from the British Columbia Medical Association; Comparisons in care between the countries; Outlook for the future.


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