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Aug. 26 Health News Recap

By Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | Aug.26, 2016 More federal investment won’t fix Canada’s health system, said Health Minister Dr. Jane Philpott in an address to the Canadian Medical Association General Council in Vancouver. She argued that Canada should follow the model of...
Burnout common throughout medical career

Burnout common throughout medical career

Burnout common throughout medical career By Roger Collier | CMAJ | Aug. 24, 2016 Improving resiliency in medical training and practice is an important step to promote well-being throughout a doctor’s career. (SolStock/iStock) Many medical students burn out. Same goes...
Physicians must lead in integrating Canadian health care

Physicians must lead in integrating Canadian health care

Physicians must lead in integrating Canadian health care By Barbara Sibbald | CMAJ | Aug. 24, 2016 Integrating care can reduce the health system’s cost, while improving results and patient satisfaction, said experts Dr. Carl Nohr (standing) and Dr. Chris Stanley. (B....
No new federal funding promised for health accord

No new federal funding promised for health accord

No new federal funding promised for health accord By Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | Aug. 23, 2016 Federal Health Minister Dr. Jane Philpott sidestepped questions about new funding under a renegotiated health accord with the provinces and territories. (Mark Holleron/CMA)...

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