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22 Jan, 2013, 15:00 ET Doctors' pay still growing, but slower than before

New metric provides a better picture of physician earnings OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Payments to physicians in Canada for clinical services...


29 Nov, 2012, 15:00 ET Canadians continue to wait for care - Despite improvements, delays remain throughout the health system

OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - While progress has been made in some areas—most notably priority surgeries—people continue to wait...


30 Oct, 2012, 15:00 ET Canada's health care spending growth slows

Provincial and territorial government health expenditure expected to grow 3.1%, lowest since 1997 OTTAWA, Oct. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Total health...


14 Jun, 2012, 15:00 ET One in 12 patients readmitted to Canadian hospitals within 30 days - Study examines who is returning and why

OTTAWA, June 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Soon after their discharge from hospital, more than 180,000 Canadians were readmitted to acute care in 2010,...


24 May, 2012, 11:26 ET Rates of avoidable deaths reduced, yet significant room for improvement remains

Fewer avoidable deaths suggest timely health care and disease prevention are having an impact OTTAWA, May 24, 2012 /CNW/ - The rate of deaths...