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Improving quality and access in Ontario’s privately owned colonoscopy clinics

Improving quality and access in Ontario’s privately owned colonoscopy clinics

Five years ago, researchers in Ontario raised concerns about access and quality in privately owned clinics that performed colonoscopy, suggesting that the quality in these clinics was significantly below the standard of care in public hospitals. Privately owned clinics can be either for-profit or not-for-profit. Medical services provided at these private clinics are paid for…