Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

5 Questions Patients Need to Ask About Unnecessary Care and Choosing Wisely Canada

When I first heard about the report Unnecessary Care in Canada, I thought it was an April Fools’ joke. I have yet to meet a patient troubled by too much access to medical care in Canada. Trying to get an appointment to see your family doctor, if you’re lucky enough to have one, can take weeks. The only other options available to patients are the walk-in... [Read more]


Surviving Canadian Medicare: Why Patients Must Fight for Freedom Not Funding

Back in 1962, Saskatchewan patients and doctors rose up to defend their individual freedom against socialism’s stealthy constitutional attack. In the end, legislation passed forcing them to surrender their freedom to government control and the doctor/patient relationship became a prisoner to the socialist philosophy. Across Canada, there is a┬áconstant barrage... [Read more]


Universal Health Care and We the Patients

Since my youth I have heard politicians glorify universal health care. They say it’s a system based on Canadian values and part of our Canadian identity. All political parties are guilty of using access to health care as a bartering tool for elections. While politicians like to talk about the good intentions of socialized medicine and make multi-million dollar... [Read more]


Health Care Doesn’t Grow on Trees: Access Based on Need and Ability to Pay

We all know that health care doesn’t grow on trees. Falsely advertising Medicare as providing access to health care for all based on “need and not ability to pay” doesn’t change the underlying fact that medical goods and services cost money. Ironically, this single slogan has successfully swayed patients and doctors into buying socialized medicine.... [Read more]


Toronto Zoo Provides Patient-Centered Care

A western lowland gorilla has his primary health care team at the Toronto Zoo to thank for finding him the best patient-centered care for his injured foot. Dr. Michael Bushuk, an orthopaedic surgeon from The Scarborough Hospital, performed Sadiki’s surgery on March 25, 2015. “This is a great example of the community coming together to ensure the animals... [Read more]




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