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37 health care findings by the Auditor General: Performance Problems
The litany of health care problems identified by the Auditor General is frightening. Here's thirty-seven of them. Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs): Problems, Problems, Problems LHINs have not met performance expectations. "Most LHINs performed bel...
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Canadian hospital funding now 25% more than Ontario funding
Provincial government per capita expenditures on hospitals continue to decline.  This is the third year of absolute decline according to Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) data. Of course hospital services are also affected by inflation,
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Provincial government per capita expenditures on hospitals continue to decline. This is the third year of absolute decline according to Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) data. Of course hospital services are...
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An interesting story from the Spec on the threat of private clinics to public hospitals
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Rapid change in public hospital services
Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) hospital data indicates big changes in hospital activity, particularly in the most recent four years reported. Ontario, especially, is experimenting with hospital cuts and restructuring.   Hospital inpatient ...
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Hospital worker sick leave: too much or too little?
Ontario
hospital workers are much less absent due to
illness or disability than hospital workers Canada-wide.  In 2014, Ontario hospital workers were absent 10.2 days due to illness or disability,  2.9 days less than the Canada wide
average – i.e . 22% less...
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An interesting film -- on Korea.
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Revenue up $1.2 B: Ontario overestimates deficit -- for the sixth year
The Ontario government is forecasting that it will beat the
deficit forecast for the sixth year in a row according to the province's Fall  Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review . The deficit for
this year is forecast to be $1 billion less than forecast in the ...
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The long series of failures of private clinics in Ontario
For years CUPE has been concerned the Ontario government would transfer public hospital surgeries, procedures and diagnostic tests to private clinics. CUPE began campaigning in earnest against this possibility in the spring of 2007 with a tour of the provi...
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Health care employment in Ontario and Canada
Hospital employees in Ontario form a
much smaller part of the population than in the rest of Canada – in 2014 about
0.32 % less of the population than in the rest of Canada. As a result, if
Ontario had the same percentage of the population as the rest of Ca...
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Public sector employment in Ontario is far below the rest of Canada
The suggestion that Ontario has a deficit because its public sector is too large does not bear scrutiny. Consider the following.  Public sector employment has fallen in the last three quarters in Ontario.  Since 2011, public sector employment has been prett...
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The growing role of practical nurses
New Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)   data   paints a picture of rapid change in nursing in Ontario, especially for Practical Nurses (called "RPNs" in Ontario)    .   Here
is a summary of the most interesting data from those charts concerni...
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Lowest health care funding increase ever?
Funding increase hits new low: The Ontario government plans health sector spending growth
of 1.2% this year compared with the interim spending estimate for 2014/15.   This deepens the trend to cut health care
funding increases. ($000s) 2005-6 2006-7 2007-8 ...
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Private clinics fail to deliver in U.K., ex-British health secretary warns
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“The ultimate discipline in a market is if you can’t make a go at it, you go bust, and it closes down,” former U.K. MP Frank Dobson says.

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In May, Hotel Dieu Hospital in Windsor was seeking to establish 18 hospital beds in a private nursing home in Amherstburg. The beds are so-c

P3 bank crisis: Are we really transferring risk to the banks?
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