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A second opinion

2008

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Rather, it is advocating for the public to be educated about the issues relating to health care, and allowing our elected officials from all levels of government, from all political stripes – the decision-makers – to make the bold and correct choices in order to improve the health system in our province. [...] The report suggests that Canada is in the top tier of OECD countries in terms of the percent of Gross Domestic Product spent on health care, but the overall quality of the Canadian health care system is not in the same class as many other OECD countries. [...] In Ontario, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is accountable for health care in the province. [...] A 2003 report by the OECD indicates that, even though Canada is in the top tier of OECD countries in terms of the percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) spent on health care, the overall quality of the Canadian health care system does not match the quality of many European nations. [...] According to the OECD, private health insurance is one of the primary tools that can improve the reactivity of health care programs, to facilitate the realization of public health care objectives, and to respond to the needs of consumers and of society.19 Canada is almost Clearly, many governments around the world acknowledge the beneficial alone among advanced economics of market approaches to he

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