Patient charters all buzz and no bite, advocates say. Series #2

Vogel, Lauren
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, p1406
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Patient charters all buzz and no bite, advocates say," by Lauren Vogel, which appeared at www.cmaj.com. It reports on the difficulties encountered by the Canadian Medical Association regarding its proposal of establishing a national charter to legislate patient's rights to health care reforms in Canada. Meanwhile, it mentions the Canadian Patient Summit in March 2010 wherein the charter had low rank among health consumer priorities.


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