And then they took away the pigeon holes

Van Rosendaal, Guido
September 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/15/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 6/7, p444
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "And Then They Took Away the Pigeon Holes," which appeared at www.cmaj.ca. It explores the serious change in the health care system in Canada. It mentions that in the 1980s, it eliminated inefficiencies and duplication of services. Over the next few years, it faced an era of reduced spending and some doctors were leaving for the U.S. It adds that physicians are already paid for the administrative functions they are used to provide voluntarily.


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