TITLE

FOR THE RECORD

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, pE157
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents news briefs related to medical care in Canada and the U.S. Medical liability insurance fees for all doctors in Canada, except those in Ontario, will increase in 2010. Alberta may move to an activity-based funding system for hospitals as early as April 1, 2010. According to a report by the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen, 10 simple health care reforms could prevent more than 85,000 deaths and save the U.S. more than US dollar 35 billion a year in treatment costs.
ACCESSION #
44845533

 

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