Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Table of Contents: Listing of Blog Posts

Universal Health Care and We the Patients
Health Care Doesn’t Grow on Trees: Access Based on Need and Ability to Pay
Toronto Zoo Provides Patient-Centered Care
Canadian Hospitals and the Political Circus of Public Health Care
When Improving Your Health Changes Your Life: A Canadian Champ Shares Her Story
Physician-Assisted Suicide Unmasked
Time for Private MRIs in Saskatchewan
The Unholy Alliance between Organized Medicine and Government: A Father’s Quest for Truth and Justice in Public Health Care
Health Care Going to the Dogs as Alberta Judge Denies Charter Challenge
Socialized Medicine and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
One Minute Moral Case for Private Health Care in Canada
Supplying Canadian Drug Addicts with Drugs Under the Guise of Medical Science and Research
Alberta Patients and the Wait for Justice
Who says health care is a right?
Patient Sues for Timely Access to Diagnostic Test
Alberta Patients Challenge Government Monopoly on Health Care
Canadian Patients Need to Wash Their Hands
Saskatchewan Government Denies Patient Out-of-Country Coverage for Medically Necessary Surgery
Alberta Medical Association Says Contract Negotiations Not Just About Money
Critical Incidents Raise Questions About the Standard of Care in Manitoba Hospitals
Teen Invents New Test for Detecting Pancreatic Cancer
Of Hearts and Minds and Medicare
The 10 Million Dollar Question About Queue-jumping and Canadian Health Care
Coalition Shines Light on Seniors’ Rights Issues in Canadian Health Care
It’s Time to Take Back Your Health Care
The Canadian Identity and Medicare
Towards a New Canadian Health Care System
Medicare Fifty Years Later: A Celebration of Intentions and Promises
Universal Health Care: Who says it’s the fairest of them all?
Canada’s First Healthy Me Week
Going Abroad for Medical Treatment: Canadian MS Patient Experiences Liberation
The Path to Patient-Centred Care
The Charter Connection: drug addicts, prostitutes, and patients
Health Care Bingo in Saskatchewan
Year End Site Review 2011
It’s Time to Put Medicare to Sleep
Breaking the Waiting List Silence
Is Hallway Medicine Part of Our Canadian Identity?
Socialized Medicine and Harm Reduction for the Rest of Us
Patient-Centred Health Care Doesn’t Require Free Parking
A Patient Safety Advocate Talks About the Bureaucracy in His Health Region
Patient Safety Advocates Talk About the Bureaucracy in Canadian Health Care
A Patient Safety Advocate Talks About Transparency and Accountability in Canadian Health Care
Patient Safety Advocates Talk About Access to Health Information
Canadian Patient Safety Week: Straight Talk From Patient Safety Advocates Among Us
Your Health Care Options
The Elephant in the Canadian Health Care System
A Little Health Care Advice for Today’s Patients
The Fifth Town Hall on Canadian Medicare: One of These Things Is Not Like the Others
Can’t Start a Fire Without a Spark: Speaking Up at the Vancouver Town Hall
Organized Medicine and Labour Well Represented at Alberta Town Hall on Medicare
The End of the Path to Socialized Medicine
More Information is Needed to Help Canadians Transform Health Care
Are You Waiting to Join the Discussion on Canadian Health Care Reform?
When Three’s a Crowd in Canadian Health Care
Year End Site Review 2010
Survey: Long Wait Times in Canadian Health Care
If All You Want for Christmas Is an Endoscopy
One Expensive Cookie: CEO of Alberta Health Services Loses Job
Reality Check on Canadian Health Care
The Road to Patient Safety: Halfway Between Nowhere and Somewhere
What Concerns You Most About Canadian Health Care?
News Program Features Story About Transparency and Accountability in Canadian Health Care
Privacy Legislation and the Right to Know: A Manitoba Couple Helps the Province Clean Up its Act, Part II
Privacy Legislation and the Right to Know: A Manitoba Couple Helps the Province Clean Up its Act, Part I
Canadian Health Care System Needs a Dash of Consumer Incentive
Putting Patients First in Saskatchewan: A Small Step Forward
Quebec Government Now Funds IVF Treatments: Can Patients Afford to Wait?
Doctors Adverse to Mixed Martial Arts Fights in Canada
Transforming Canadian Health Care Takes More Than Words
How to Be a Queue-jumper in Canada’s Public Health Care System
Losing Patients with the Canadian Health Care System
Excellent Care For All is Just an Act
The Untimely Death of Madeleine Mendoza: A Husband’s Journey from Medical Tragedy to Patient Safety, Part II
The Untimely Death of Madeleine Mendoza: A Husband’s Journey from Medical Tragedy to Patient Safety, Part I
Private Matters Concerning Public Health Care
Pilot Project Aims to Reduce Medicare Losses
MS Patients Unite at Rallies Held Across Canada
Hand Hygiene in Health Care: Don’t Stop Using Common Sense
Patient Safety Advocate Leslie Worthington: Her Father’s Voice, Part II
Patient Safety Advocate Leslie Worthington: Her Father’s Voice, Part I
Are we missing the mark on patient safety?
Top Ten Countdown: Reasons for Leaving the Canadian Health Care Queues
What Are Your Health Care Dollars Buying?
Why it’s Time to Pull the Plug on Single-Payer Health Care
Danny Williams’ Life Saving Leap Raises Questions About the Politics of Canadian Health Care
Blowing the Whistle on Patient Safety: Why Patients Need to Speak Out
An Empowered Patient
The True Meaning of Private Health Care
Do You Hear What I Hear?
Canadian Politicians Without a Queue
Life on the List for Lyall, The Finale
Life on the List for Lyall, Part III
Life on the List for Lyall, Part II
Life on the List for Lyall, Part I
Canada’s Universal Health Care: A System To Die For?
Problem Signs in Canadian Health Care
Canadian Medicare: The Lion at the Gate
The Patient First Approach to Better Health Care
Where are the Heroes in Canadian Health Care?
“Right to Know” and Other Words That Sound Good
Are You Winning the Canadian Health Care Lottery?
In the Absence of Trust: What has happened to the doctor-patient relationship?
The Search for Accountability in Canadian Health Care
The Truth Be Told About Canadian Health Care
Fear Less in Canadian Health Care
What is wrong with Canadian Health Care?
Welcome to The Patient Factor website
Too Old for Hip Surgery
Even A 35 cm Tumor Didn’t Secure Her Care
World Health Organization’s Ranking of the World’s Health Systems
Adolfo Flora: 6 Months to Live
Hanging By A Thread
The Lindsay McCreith Story







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