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Overhauling health-care system tops agenda at annual meeting of Canada's doctors

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posted on Aug, 17 2009 @ 10:02 AM
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Overhauling health-care system tops agenda at annual meeting of Canada's doctors


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The incoming president of the Canadian Medical Association says this country's health-care system is sick and doctors need to develop a plan to cure it.
Dr. Anne Doig says patients are getting less than optimal care and she adds that physicians from across the country - who will gather in Saskatoon on Sunday for their annual meeting - recognize that changes must be made. "We all agree that the system is imploding, we all agree that things are more precarious than perhaps Canadians realize,"
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posted on Aug, 17 2009 @ 10:02 AM
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So here we have it, despite the claims that in the U.S. we need a healthcare system like the Canadian healthcare, in fact the Canadian healthcare isnot only dying, but as Dr. Doig says, "patients are getting less that optimal care". Is this what we really want in the U.S.? and more so the changes that the Obama administration wants which is even worse than what the Canadians have?

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posted on Aug, 17 2009 @ 03:48 PM
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Yep this is what we should aspire to alright, a system that is falling apart and where patients receive less than optimal care


Apparantly the people are so accustomed to poor health care that they don't even realize they are receiving less than quality care, sad.


"They have to look at the evidence that's being presented and will be presented at (the meeting) and realize what Canada's doctors are trying to tell you, that you can get better care than what you're getting and we all have to participate in the discussion around how do we do that and of course how do we pay for it."




He has also said the Canadian system could be restructured to focus on patients if hospitals and other health-care institutions received funding based on the patients they treat, instead of an annual, lump-sum budget. This "activity-based funding" would be an incentive to provide more efficient care, he has said.


So this is the kind of health care they want to force down our throats, one where the focus isn't even on the patients ?



In other words, Ouellet believes there could be a role for private health-care delivery within the public system.


Hmmm kinda sounds like what we already have here in America


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posted on Aug, 17 2009 @ 03:49 PM
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The trust is what some people just don't want to hear, yesterday Rachel Maddow was on Meet the Press touting that what liberals really want is a single payer system....



posted on Aug, 17 2009 @ 03:57 PM
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Doig, who has had a full-time family practice in Saskatoon for 30 years, acknowledges that when physicians have talked about changing the health-care system in the past, they've been accused of wanting an American-style structure. She insists that's not the case.


From the above article and it appers she dont want a american style healthcare system. Just some improvements on what they have.


He has also said the Canadian system could be restructured to focus on patients if hospitals and other health-care institutions received funding based on the patients they treat, instead of an annual, lump-sum budget. This "activity-based funding" would be an incentive to provide more efficient care, he has said.


Spliting the budget evenly between hospitals does not make sence sending the money where treatments are being preformed does make sence.



posted on Aug, 17 2009 @ 04:09 PM
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Originally posted by chise61
Apparantly the people are so accustomed to poor health care that they don't even realize they are receiving less than quality care, sad.


If it is so inconsequential, why are you guys expending so much energy in telling us how bad we have it?

Gee...cancer cured for $32 out of pocket....y'all should have it so bad!!



posted on Aug, 17 2009 @ 04:15 PM
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So you deny that the article is being truthful?

I'm going to put you in the category the article mentioned. You don't realize your health care system is breaking down. You just concentrate on the cost of your next visit.

Hope your country is able to fix the problem, if not you guys may be in alot of trouble.



posted on Aug, 17 2009 @ 04:16 PM
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Perhaps for the same reason you guys expend so much energy telling us how bad we have it, as opposed to how good you have it, which apparently is not so good after all. What's wrong what's good for the goose, not good for the gander ?

Americans on public aide pay no money out of their pocket.

And by the way that's $32. out of how many pockets ?



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posted on Aug, 17 2009 @ 04:17 PM
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Guess Canadians are looking for some protesters too.

If their politicians mess with their healthcare, I'm sure they will find them.



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