TITLE

Data on wait times remain spotty, CIHI says

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/18/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 8, pE340
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the wait times and effects of data collection problem on it. Canadian health ministry has reduced the wait times for cancer, cardiac bypass surgery, diagnostic imaging, joint replacement and sight restoration. According to Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI), measuring and maintaining the wait times is a problem due to the hurdles in the data collection. Many provinces in Canada has altered the ways they collect data on wait times.
ACCESSION #
50634754

 

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