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Op-eds | April 19, 2012

For-profit health options fraught with peril

The Alberta election has just hit the halfway point, and health care has again become a lightning rod. The rival parties are facing off on reform, promising changes running the gamut from more privatization to more public care.

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Tagged with: health care | health resources centre | healthcare | hrc | privatization
For Immediate Release | April 10, 2012

New report highlights dangers of private health care

HRC example shows private costs more and puts tax dollars at risk

A new report from the Parkland Institute says that supporting private health facilities with public health dollars costs more, damages the public system, and puts tax dollars and patient care at risk.

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Tagged with: health care | health resources centre | healthcare | HRC | privatization
Op-eds | November 02, 2010

We need extra capacity, not vague Health Act

Last week, with Halloween just around the corner, the government introduced the new Alberta Health Act in the legislature. How appropriate that timing was, as the Act, like Halloween, requires Albertans to suspend their disbelief.

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Tagged with: Alberta health act | Diana Gibson | health care | healthcare


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