The many faces of transformation

Kondro, Wayne
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE649
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the proposals by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) to change the health care system in Canada, which were discussed during its 143rd annual meeting in Niagara Falls, Ontario. It says that CMA's proposals involved five areas of action which include building a patient-centered care culture, incentives for access and quality of care enhancement, and assisting health providers. Moreover, information on the position by CMA over health care privatization was presented.


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