Canada's health system needs "urgent" reform

Vogel, Lauren
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE584
Academic Journal
The article reports on the need to reform the health system in Canada, as revealed in the blueprint released by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). CMA believes that the existing health care system is insufficient to provide the medical needs of the public, particularly the aging population. Several recommendations necessary for change are mentioned including the creation of a national patient charter, universal access to prescription drugs, and new systems for accountability.


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