New CMA president urges catalytic action

Kondro, Wayne
September 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/15/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 6/7, pE117
Academic Journal
The article presents the perspective of Dr. Anne Doig, president of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) on the factors needed by the health care services in Canada. These factors include efficiencies, effectiveness and effecting change. She says that efficiency is a direct reflection of mechanisms used for delivering health care and effectiveness means ensuring the system is meeting the needs of patients. Meanwhile, effecting change is the willingness of the medical profession to lead.


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