- Medical students who don't match through CaRMS: "It's like a scarlet letter"
The number of Canadian medical graduates who go unmatched for residencies has been rising year over year. Why is this happening and what needs to change?The Score: 0
- Are "happiness buttons" good for health care?
A lot of energy is poured into measuring patient experience, typically through long surveys. Can a simple button make the whole enterprise easier?The Score: 0
- Can Canada curb its too-high drug prices?
Changes to the way the PMPRB sets prices on brand-name medication may mean big savings for Canadians who take prescriptions drugsThe Score: 0
- Who are Ontario's personal support workers?
PSWs care for some of the most vulnerable people in the province. Yet there is still a lot that we don't know about them.The Score: 0
- Why patients pay taxes on medical marijuana—and have trouble getting it covered by insurance
More than 100,000 Canadians have prescriptions for medical cannabis, but most pay for it out of pocket. They also pay sales tax on it, and the government's proposing they pay even more.The Score: 0
- Why Canada needs more genetic counsellors
Genetic testing is more and more common—and more and more complex. We need qualified people to guide us through the implications and the results. But in Canada, we only train a handful of genetic counsellors each year.The Score: 0
- Four for four: Candidates for CMA president on responding to the feds' proposed tax changes
In the final installment of Healthy Debate's exclusive "Four for four" series, candidates for CMA president discuss the federal government's proposed tax changes on incorporated businesses.The Score: 0
- Four for four: Candidates for CMA president on the move toward patient-centred health care
In the third installment of Healthy Debate's exclusive "Four for four" series, candidates for CMA president discuss the upsides and downsides of the increasing emphasis on patient-centredness.The Score: 0
- Four for four: Candidates for CMA president on physician burnout
In the second installment of Healthy Debate's exclusive "Four for four" series, candidates for CMA president explain how they would try to help the physician community manage workload demands and avoid burnout.The Score: 0
- Four for four: Candidates for CMA president on parents who don't want to immunize their children
In the first installment of Healthy Debate's exclusive "Four for four" series, candidates for CMA president share their perspectives on the issue of parents who don't want to have their children immunized.The Score: 0
- Everyone agrees: Pulmonary rehab helps people who have COPD. So why do so few access it?
Pulmonary rehabilitation is the standard of care in the treatment of COPD. And yet less than one percent of Canadians who have COPD are enrolled.The Score: 0