No place for self interest

Kondro, Wayne
November 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/24/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 11, pE262
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the health care reformatory measures in Saskatchewan. Centralized purchasing of supplies, equipment and services and improved health services for Aboriginals and rural residents of the province are some reform measures recommended by the government of Saskatchewan. According to the commissioner of Patient First Review, Tony Dagnone, the appropriate health regions should explore alternate financing partnerships in developing these projects.


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