OPSEU Diablogue: New Tory health plan is simple – too simple

The new Ontario Tory plan for health care is simple – eliminate the Local Health Integration Networks and the Community Care Access Centres and let between 30-40 “hub” hospitals run the health care system – or at least the bits … Continue reading →

False positive: private profit in Canada's health care: The Silo Strategy –Part 1

How did the for-profit labs become the sole providers of laboratory services for all non-hospital patients in Ontario?  These patients, often called community patients, usually need a lab test that is ordered by their family doctor or a nurse practitioner.  In Ontario multinational corporations have achieved a feat unparalleled in any other province in Canada.  ...