Archive for: March, 2015

Ontario has 800,000 “unattached” patients: What does that mean?

  There are 800,000 people in Ontario without a family doctor. It’s a hard number for many people to wrap their heads around. What exactly do 800,000 people look like? To put it plainly, 800,000 patients could fill the Rogers Centre to capacity almost 15 times, and still have people waiting in line outside.

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Physician Blogs
Dr. Shawn Whatley – Doctors won’t fight the nanny [Blog]

Letters to the Editor
Older Physicians – By Dr. Charles Shaver [Ottawa Sun]

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Physician Blogs
Dr Gail Beck – The Public Health Value of Capitated Models of Primary Care [Blog]

Letters to the Editor
Let the politicians pay by Herb Gladden [Windsor Star]

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Letters to the Editor
Changes put patients at risk by Dr. Doug Crawford and Dr. David Murphy  [The Orillia Packet]

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Letters to the Editor
Government cuts impact level of care by Dr. Steve Szarka, president-elect, Hamilton Academy of Medicine [The Hamilton Spectator]

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