Better Medicine: Reforming Canadian Health Care
by David Gratzer;Dr David Gratzer (9781550225051)

Better Medicine: Reforming Canadian Health Care
 
David Gratzer;Dr David Gratzer
Release Date: 01 March 2002
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 320
Category: Political Science
Publisher: ECW Press
ISBN: 9781550225051
ISBN-10: 1550225057



Donner Prize-winning author Dr. David Gratzer ("Code Blue") edits and introduces this collection of twelve essays on health care reform in Canada, advocating an open-minded approach to such concepts as privatization, two-tier health care, and user fees. Gratzer has assembled a stellar list of authors who invite Canadians to question their confidence in government-managed public health. Contributors include Order of Canada member and University of Toronto professor Michael Bliss, who argues that our current problems are the result of increasingly aggressive government measures to control patients and health-care providers. "Globe and Mail" columnist Margaret Wente offers vignettes that address the day-to-day problems of health care: queue jumping, excessive waits, provider burnout, aging equipment, and the politicization of health administration. And, Vancouver-based health analyst Cynthia Ramsey places Canada's health care system in an international context. Her findings are unsettling.
Other contributors include McGill economist and "National Post" contributor William Watson, former Quebec Medical Association president Dr. Edwin Coffey, former Ontario Medical Association president Dr. William Orovan, and Urban Futures Institute executive Director David Baxter.
All Canadians concerned about the state of health care in Canada should read this informative and intelligent collection.

AUD $39.95

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.


View other David Gratzer;Dr David Gratzer titles like "Better Medicine: Reforming Canadian Health Care"



Write a customer review of Better Medicine: Reforming Canadian Health Care.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide