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"There were private-clinic customers pushed to the front of the line for colon-cancer screening, nurses who hoarded pandemic-flu vaccine and VIPs given, well, VIP treatment in hospital." + "I don't think its a major issue." Dr. Danielle Martin, head of the group Canadian Doctors for Medicare.


Accountability For Performance  Hugh MacLeod and Tom Closson…Focus - Alignment of targets, capability, reporting and transparency

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Health Canada announces new standards for reporting side effects of medication. For related information from Accreditation Canada contact their representatives here

Hybrid Data Sets Can Improve Hospital Quality Reporting  

Dr. Stephen Duckett introduces Albertans' apparent transgressions at this presentation

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  • Dr. David Mador to Medical Director for the Edmonton Area, Edmonton, AB
  • Dr. Timothy G. Evans to Director for Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank, Washington, DC
  • Linda Bisonette to President & Chief Executive Officer, Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital, Smith Falls, ON
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