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Five simple ways to improve Canadian health care

Sep 12 2017 — Reza Mirza and Justin Hall — Up to 30 per cent of health care is unnecessary. That’s according to a study by the Canadian Institute for Health Information. Alarmist in its extrapolation, perhaps, but certainly indicative of a true problem. Granted: Unnecessary care is wasted time and expenditure in a system that buckles under the cost of designer drugs and an […]

Five simple ways to improve Canadian health care

Sep 12 2017 — Reza Mirza and Justin Hall — Is that needle really necessary, doctor? A new list of recommendations by Canadian resident physicians suggests it might not be. (Shutterstock) Reza Mirza, McMaster University and Justin Hall, University of Toronto Up to 30 per cent of health care is unnecessary. That’s according to a study by the Canadian Institute for Health Information. Alarmist in […]