Telemedicine Improves Access to Care While Reducing Demand on ERs
Outside of COVID-19, telemedicine is particularly important in remote areas, where patients may otherwise have to travel long distances to see a physician.
Let’s not kid ourselves — Quebec’s child care is no model
Let’s not, in the name of helping Canadian families, add to their problems by creating a heavily bureaucratic, inefficient child-care system from coast to coast.
Daycare: Money for Parents or for the System?
It’s the low cost of daycare services—the subsidies—that allow mothers to access the labour market, not the daycare system as such.
Quebec’s Health Care System: The Butt of a Bad Joke
A system in which over 1,000 patients a day leave emergency rooms untreated due to wait times is simply not accessible.
6700 décès en trop dans les CHSLD?
Le véritable désastre des CHSLD sera à tout jamais un exemple criant des limitations du modèle québécois en matière de santé et de soins aux personnes âgées.
Quebec’s COVID-19 LTC Disaster: Up to 6,700 Lives Could Have Been Saved
Nearly one year ago, the Quebec government decreed a temporary end to the transfer of COVID-19 patients to CHSLDs, Quebec’s long-term care centres. To this day, Quebec’s extremely high death count among seniors in CHSLDs continues to raise eyebrows. This publication from the Montreal Economic Institute calls into question the inevitability of these deaths.
Where Are Patients Most Likely to Give Up and Go Home?
In which Quebec emergency rooms are patients most likely to return home without having seen a doctor? The “2020 Ranking of ER Overcrowding in Quebec” describes the situation over the past year and measures the evolution of the situation over five years using data obtained through a request for access to information, before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canadian health care: A warning, not a beacon
Canada’s system of socialized medicine has created high taxes and suffering patients. That’s not what Americans want or deserve.
Quality of life in long-term care facilities: Private funded CHSLDs outperform public ones
Montreal, October 3, 2019 – Quality assessment visits of CHSLDs show a very wide gap between the results obtained by public facilities and private funded ones. The latter provide a far better quality of life than facilities run by the government.
Does Entrepreneurship Make a Difference in Health Care? The Case of Private Funded CHSLDs
What does entrepreneurship contribute to health care? Despite the example of Europe, where companies have long had a large role to play within universal systems, simply posing this question in Canada can elicit strong reactions. And even when European successes are mentioned, other reasons are always suggested to explain their better results.