How Do We Compare? Lifting Our Game on Healthcare Performance
Colleen M. Flood, “How Do We Compare? Lifting Our Game on Healthcare Performance” (2011) Longwoods.com.
The latest report on health care from the Conference Board underscores concerns that Canada punches below its weight in terms of value-for-money in health care. Of the seventeen countries reviewed Canada recorded the fourth highest level of spending on health care, but ranked just 10th overall in the population health indicators of life expectancy and infant mortality. More money does not buy better health but more of what is frequently described as “flat of the curve” medicine.