Failing grade for public--private partnership hospitals

February 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/17/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 4, p380
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the criticisms concerning the public-private partnership (P3) hospitals. It says that the government of Ontario could have saved more money if the hospitals are built on the traditional procurement methods rather than under P3. It notes that the Brampton Civic Hospital was built to use the P3 funding model and have drawn many criticisms. Ontario Auditor General Jim McCarter notes that the costs and benefits are not adequately assessed in P3 model.


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