Canadians And Physicians Agree Benchmarks For Wait Times Are Part Of Health Care System Solution

Both Favour A "Safety Valve" That Would Allow Patients To Seek Access Elsewhere To The Care They Need if Benchmarks Are Not Met

Thursday, August 10, 2006

Ottawa, ON -According to Ipsos-Reid surveys among the public and a CMA survey of phy-sicians, a majority of both the general public and physicians recognize a need for health sys-tem performance measures like benchmarks for wait times (71% and 68% respectively), and for a "safety valve" that would allow patients to seek the care...

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Canadians And Physicians Agree   Benchmarks For Wait Times Are Part Of Health Care System Solution

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