Mention “privatization” and the salivary response ensues on both side of the spectrum. Today I discuss what it should really mean given that a plethora of health services are provided by private institutions that are paid when you use your OHIP card; Imaging centres, family physician’s offices, surgical centres, cardiology centres, etc.
We will not fix anything if we cannot have a respectful presentation of all options and cease using the US as the comparator given that they do not represent a universal system. Let’s look at European models that consistently surpass Canada in the rankings and adopt the best from the best functioning systems.
Your calls about:
- Dosage timing when travelling across time zones
- Monkeypox transmission. Hotel bedsheets and linens
- Sedation prior to MRI for those who are claustrophobic
- Woman with sore shoulder wants to know if the radiology centre will accommodate the restriction to do her mammogram