Nation's physicians urge re-opening of Canada Health Act

Kondro, Wayne
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, p1408
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Nation's physicians urge re-opening of Canada Health Act," which appeared at the website, www.cmaj.ca. It states that information on the long-term cost of health care and re-evaluation of the roles of physicians in health care management are essential in the change of health care system. Canadian Medical Association (CMA) president Jeff Turnbull says that the implementation of principles must be monitored to see if they are suited to health care.


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