Monthly Archives: November 2016

A universal record

In conversation with a Nova Scotian surgeon about electronic patient files, this specialist said, “The problem in Nova Scotia is there are 17 different electronic systems for records.” I suggested that with the merger of the nine health authorities into … Continue reading

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A case for our single health-care system

This is an important piece to read: https://www.localxpress.ca/opinions/opinion-forget-foreign-health-care-models-innovation-happening-right-here-469675 Britain’s two-tiered health care system – part private, part public – is a mess. The NHS is almost ready to collapse. As it is organized and run now, it is not sustainable. … Continue reading

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Health care’s five-and-seven year timelines

Access to a family physician is always a hot topic in Nova Scotia. It heated up in October when the struggles the community of Weymouth had in recruiting a doctor became more public. For the first time in 150 years … Continue reading

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