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Electronic Health Records Update

April 30, 2009

A popular trend in health care these days is the concept known as electronic health records (EHR). Proponents of EHR ...

Ontario Budget 2009: No Major Gains in Healthcare

March 26, 2009

There are no major healthcare gains for older Canadians in this budget. $223 million of the 1.1 billion already set ...

Community Health & Social Services Infrastructure Fund To Bring Services Closer to Ontarians

March 13, 2009

The opportunity to vastly improve the quality and accessibility of services provided to Ontarians in their communities ...

Introducing the Ontario Community Support Association

March 13, 2009

The Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) is the voice of home and community support services in Ontario ...

20% of respondents would fire even their doctors for not meeting healthcare benchmarks, CARP poll finds

March 13, 2009

When the Health Council of Canada issued its Value for Money Report asking: “Are Canadians getting the best ...

CARP to Governments: Caregivers Already Overburdened

March 13, 2009

CARP has been pressing governments to recognize the tough challenges faced by informal caregivers. We were asked to ...

Strategy Critical to Address Issues of Caregivers for People with Dementia

March 12, 2009

With approximately 500,000 Canadians affected by Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, or one in every 11 ...

$172B: Are We Spending Wisely?

March 10, 2009

Are Canadians getting the best value for the $172-billion they now spend annually on health care? Is that money ...

20% of respondents would fire even their doctors for not meeting healthcare benchmarks, CARP poll finds

March 10, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2009 TORONTO, ON: In a clear call for accountability in the healthcare system, 1,940 ...

Unsustainable Healthcare System Needs Better Value for Money

February 27, 2009

Last year Canadians spent $172 billion a year on health care, up from $79 billion in 1997. What accounts for these ...