OPSEU Diablogue: Deep River faces Ontario’s plan for laboratory testing: pay more, get less

One of the last hospitals in Ontario to provide local outpatient medical laboratory testing is transferring the service to the private for-profit Lifelabs Medical Laboratory Services. The move will save the Deep River and District Hospital money, but cost the … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: “We hope the OPP is taking note” — Meagher

CORNWALL – Residents and laboratory staff at the Cornwall Community Hospital marched outside of city hall last night to try and save local histology services in the St. Lawrence Seaway community. The Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association is cutting four … Continue reading →

False positive: private profit in Canada's health care: Ottawa’s Integrated Hospital Laboratory Service Takes the Next Step

The Ottawa Citizen announced the start of the Ottawa area hospitals integrated laboratory service.  The Citizen somehow links this development to Don Drummond. It has nothing to do with Drummond.  This particular project dates back to 1996, is fully within the public sector and continues a long tradition, back to 1967, of Ontario’s hospitals cooperating ...