Wrong answers at the wrong time?

Deber, Raisa
December 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 12, p1726
Academic Journal
Discusses the state of health care policy in Canada, as of December 15, 1997. Canada's health policy addressing yesterday's problems with yesterday's assumptions; Shift to community care; Regional boards to integrate care; Impact of Canada Health Act (CHA); Funding reductions; Need to define public's role in health care; Emphasis on needs-based planning; Regional planned models outdated.


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