June 29, 2023 | 9 min. 07 sec. | Alexandre Dubé (QUB Radio) Interview (in French) with Daniel Dufort, President and CEO […]
La promesse de deux premiers mini-hôpitaux, gérés par des entrepreneurs indépendants, mais accessibles avec la carte soleil, représente un pas dans la bonne direction. Mais encore faut-il aller jusqu’au bout de cette logique.
The success of the proposed mini-hospitals run by independent entrepreneurs rests largely on activity-based funding and the flexible management of human resources, according to this Montreal Economic Institute study.
Seul le temps nous dira si la recette que nous propose le ministre Dubé est la bonne. Il est clair cependant que le choix des ingrédients s’approche de ce que les Québécois et Québécoises demandent et de ce dont ils ont besoin.
The Canada Workers Benefit—in its current form—fails to incentivize full-time work for low-income Canadians, according to this Economic Note published by the Montreal Economic Institute.
Independent facilities, run by entrepreneurs, have an incentive to innovate and a greater capacity to do so given the smaller size of their organizations.
The median length of stay for a patient in an ER in Quebec was 5 hours and 11 minutes last year, according to this MEI study. With the exception of the 2020-2021 fiscal year, the median length of stay of an emergency room visit has been increasing for four years, going from 4 hours and 31 minutes in 2018 to 5 hours and 11 minutes last year.
If you’ve been waiting months for an operation, what’s your main concern? Is it the administrative structure of the facility where you will be treated, or is it rather a reduction in the time you have to wait?
There tends to be a bit of a disconnect between what the people want, and what the government delivers. Just look at long-term care.
Many other countries with universal health insurance allow so-called duplicate insurance to ease pressure on the public system.