Sustainability is not the issue: Let's focus on quality

Hubert, Paul C.; Coutts, Jane; Rosenfield, Daniel; MacDonald, Noni; Stanbrook, Matthew; Flegel, Ken
May 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/17/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 8, p885
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the sustainability and quality of health care system in Canada, which should be the central issue in the election campaign on May 2, 2011. They state that people should ask the elected government to make policies toward quality health care as health accords are set to expire in 2014. They say that focusing on the six dimensions of quality healthcare including safety, effectiveness, and efficiency will drive changes toward cost-effective health care system.


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