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Improving the quality of health care in Canada

Prepare for a career in Canadian health care with the only text of its kind! Set entirely within a Canadian context, this text includes coverage of individual and population health, the r. Set entirely within a Canadian context, this text includes coverage of individual and population health, the role of federal agencies and provincial governments, health care funding, and current issues and future trends in health care.

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Case examples provide real-world scenarios related to the chapter content. Thinking It Through questions ask you to critically consider key aspects of health and health care delivery. Review questions at the end of every chapter test your comprehension of the material. Chapter Summaries at the end of each chapter cover the main topics and their key takeaways.

Key Terms open each chapter and include page references for definitions. Expanded and updated coverage on legislative and health care changes regarding mental health care, Indigenous Peoples, palliative and end-of-life care including MAID , and the legalization of marihuana.

Discussions about topical issues include the introduction of alternative and complementary health services in Canada, emergency preparedness, and e-mental health. Improved organization of content introduces the role and responsibilities of federal, provincial, and territorial governments, as well as those of agencies and practitioners earlier in the text.

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Health and Health Care Delivery in Canada

Canadians are healthier than ever before, but there are still large gaps between what we know to be high-quality health care and the care that many Canadians receive. High-quality care is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable and patient centred. There is opportunity for improvement in all of these dimensions. Ways to improve the quality of care include expanding public funding for proven treatments, investing in primary care and embedding tools of improvement into practice. Improving care is more likely with the involvement of both front-line clinicians and patients.

Health and health care delivery in Canada

Medicare French : assurance-maladie is an unofficial designation used to refer to the publicly funded , single-payer health care system of Canada. Canada's health care system consists of 13 provincial and territorial health insurance plans that provide universal health care coverage to Canadian citizens , permanent residents , and certain temporary residents. These systems are individually administered on a provincial or territorial basis, within guidelines set by the federal government.

Prepare for a career in Canadian health care with the only text of its kind! Set entirely within a Canadian context, this text includes coverage of individual and population health, the r. Set entirely within a Canadian context, this text includes coverage of individual and population health, the role of federal agencies and provincial governments, health care funding, and current issues and future trends in health care.

Health and Health Care Delivery in Canada

Essential functions of Canada's public health care system, decentralization, and tools for quality assurance: consistency through change in the Canadian health system. As a nation we want to continue to live healthy and productive lives. We now know that increasing our understanding of how such factors as income, education, housing, and support from family and friends influence our health will allow us to make further gains in improving health and reducing inequities. The high standard of living and health care enjoyed in Canada can be attributed to the strong partnerships that have evolved between the federal government and the provincial and territorial governments since the s and s, when the current health care system was being established.

Comparison of the healthcare systems in Canada and the United States is often made by government, public health and public policy analysts. The United States spends much more money on healthcare than Canada, on both a per-capita basis and as a percentage of GDP. The U.