Archive for: April, 2015

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Letters to the Editor
A Race to the Bottom, by Dr. Charles. S. Shaver [The Ottawa Citizen]

Physician Blogs
Doctors decide future of healthcare on May 1, by Dr. Shawn Whatley [blog]

Ontario’s Doctors Say Budget Puts the Health Care System at Risk

Toronto, April 23, 2015 – The government’s budget introduced today puts the health care system at risk, say Ontario’s doctors.

Why Ontario is losing out on potential new family docs?

Meet Adrian. Adrian is a second year family practice resident at McMaster University in Hamilton. He wants to practice in Ontario but given the current situation, but he’s not sure he’ll be able to. Meet Venus. The second-year University of Toronto medical student was considering specializing in family practice, but now she’s not so sure.…

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Ontario’s Doctors in the News

In the News
Forbidding new doctors from joining family health teams called a backwards step [The Windsor Star]

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

In the News
Hamilton’s doctor shortage becoming critical [The Hamilton Spectator]

Response to Dr. Tandan’s Toronto Star Article
MD’s letter a wakeup call for Ontarians. Letters by Hugh Johnson, Michael Poliacik, Ruthie Zaionz and Dr. Charles Shaver [Toronto Star]

 

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Letters to the Editor
Spare physicians by Dr. Steven E. Rubenzahl – Re: Dying Days Cost Health System $14 K on Average, [The National Post]

Media Release – Health care needs to be a priority in provincial budget: Ontario’s Doctors

Toronto, ON, April 8, 2015 – Ontario’s doctors call on the government to live up to its responsibility to fund the health care needs of all Ontarians appropriately by including funding for all the needed growth in the upcoming provincial budget.

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Letters to the Editor
Cuts to doctors’ fees put Ontarians at risk by Dr. Ved Tandan [The Toronto Star]

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Physicians, patients and the media are talking about the cuts to healthcare. Here are recent articles about negotiations. Physician Blogs More Problems With Limiting Entry To Capitation by Dr. Scott Wooder [Blog]

Media Release – Government cuts to medical services hurting patients

Toronto, ON April 1, 2015 – The next round of government cuts to medical services begin today – cuts that will make it harder for Ontario’s doctors to treat their patients.
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