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Flight Risk: The Problem with In-Flight Emergency Medical Kits

September 15, 2014

Last December, while en route to a vacation destination in the Bahamas, a physician I know answered a flight attendant’s request for assistan...

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Doctors’ Religious Beliefs vs. Patients’ Rights: The Thin Edge of the Wedge

August 1, 2014

In case you've missed it, there is currently a heated discussion raging over whether doctors who refuse to provide treatment on moral or religious ...

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The Catch-22 That Keeps Ontario Doctors from Re-Entering Practice

July 15, 2014

This is a cautionary tale of one physician’s comeback trail. The Story In March of 2005, Dr. X. was diagnosed with a medical disability and,...

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This Little Patient Went to Market - The Case for Market-Based Health Care Policy

July 3, 2014

Is it possible that the “dismal science” might be the answer to the dismal state of health care delivery in Canada? In 2012, Canadians ...

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Become a Doctor – Give up expectation of personal privacy!

June 14, 2011

In a decision of the Divisional Court of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on January 14, 2011, the Court cautions the medical profession that ...

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Public Hospital Act Changes - Medical Staff Muzzled in Delivery of Care to the Public

December 16, 2010

The recent amendments to the Public Hospitals Act – which were advocated by the management and administration of the Ontario Hospital Associa...

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Businessman Preferred Over Certified Radiologist in Operating Diagnostic Imaging Equipment and Delivering Service to Third Party Payers

December 3, 2010

The National Post on Wednesday, November 16, 2010 ran an interesting feature article on the issue of third party purchasing of diagnostic imaging w...

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Hospitals Pay Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars to Consultants, Public Auditor Finds

November 24, 2010

Recent reports of our public hospitals paying consultants hundreds of thousands of dollars in fees is not simply disturbing from the point of view ...

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Interesting Amendments to Independent Health Facilities Clinical Practice Parameters in Chronic Kidney Care Management

November 4, 2010

Extensive revisions and expansion of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Clinical Practice Parameters were released in July 2010 which may very ...

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