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February 22, 2017: The real challenge to Canada’s health system is not wait times

The real challenge to Canada’s health system is not wait times ANDRÉ PICARD PUBLIC HEALTH REPORTER FEBRUARY 16, 2017 Canada has some of the longest waits for medical care in the developed world. Same-day or next-day appointments with a doctor are difficult to get – and in the evening or on weekends, fuggedaboutit. Waits in […]

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March 22, 2017: Institute of Health Economics

The Economic Evaluation of the Nurse Practitioner Demonstration Project Last week, Alberta Health announced that four health care centres (The Alex Community Health Centre in Calgary, Pure North S’Energy in Calgary, the Calgary Urban Project Society [CUPS], and the Boyle McCauley Health Centre in Edmonton) will receive an additional $10 million dollars to hire nurse […]

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February 24, 2017: Nurse practitioners improve community care

Nurse practitioners improve community care Nurse practitioners have joined four community groups to support clients who face barriers related to their health and wellness. These challenges include access to housing, lack of parental support, cultural differences, mental health difficulties, substance use and management of chronic disease. The new $10-million, three-year health project has placed nurse […]

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