Canadians visiting emergency departments for care, instead of seeing primary health care providers Health Council of Canada releases 2010 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey results. Report: How Do Canadians Rate the Health Care System?
The bulletin indicates that although, Canadians feel strongly about their health care system, they recognize the need for key improvements to the system. Over half of Canadians surveyed feel that fundamental changes are required to make the system work better.
"What Canadians are saying is 'We want to keep Medicare. We believe our system is world class. But we are not happy with our access to care in a timely and coordinated way. So we must fix it, to improve our current system," said John G. Abbott, CEO, Health Council of Canada. "And this is consistent with the Romanow Report that was released in 2002."
How Do Canadians Rate the Health Care System?
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