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"We have one of the highest rates of hospitalizations for many conditions in the country so is that sustainable? It's not acceptable." - Stephane Robichaud, the CEO of the New Brunswick Health Council.


How We're Trying to Inject Health Policy Into Mainstream Media - Canadians often have concerns over health care quality, timeliness and availability, and we frequently believe we are not getting the best healthcare bang for the buck. But one thing holds fast: Canadians want their health system to remain universal, publicly financed and based on need, not income.

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Lessons for Healthcare from Sport
The World Cup and Heart Health
Rebecca Marino Did Athletes a Favour – Neil Seeman
Want Improved Healthcare Performance? Treat Canadian Doctors Like Finnish Teachers – Steven Lewis
Fired for Performance! Lessons from the Medvedev Management Model – Neil Seeman
Atrial Fibrillation in Endurance Athletes Still Poses Problems for Sports Cardiologists
Lessons from the Stanley Cup Playoffs - Elizabeth Meuser and Hugh MacLeod
World Cup and Posing the Wrong Questions - Hugh Macleod

Pan Am Games athlete tests positive for chicken pox

No place like home? Investigating Ontario’s home-care shortcomings

Nunavut Day was July 9:  How do you say “Health” in Inuktitut?
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Newmarket hospital foundation faces en masse resignations

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  • Jacques Turgeon resigns from CEO, University of Montreal Health System, Montreal, QC
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