Monthly Archives: January 2018

Looking south to successful new disruptors

Two of the world’s richest men may launch the biggest, positive disruption to health care in several generations. Warren Buffet and Jeff Bezos are teaming with JP Morgan Bank to create a company to help US employees find quality care … Continue reading

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The hidden costs of the doctor shortage

More and more doctors, specialists, surgeons are speaking out about the hidden costs of the shortage of family physicians in the province. On the first work day of 2018 vascular surgeon Dr. Gerry MacKean said a complaint at a meeting … Continue reading

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Who to trust?

The Nova Scotia Health Authority has trouble communicating what they’re doing. Auditor General Michael Pickup made that point in the fall. It’s worth remembering that in 2011 former Auditor General Jacques Lapointe, having studied the problems with the cost overruns … Continue reading

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Replace the NSHA leadership

It has come to this. James Moir, a former president of Maritime Medical Care and former chairman of the QEII Health Sciences Centre, has called for the government to fire the leadership of the Nova Scotia Health Authority. The delivery … Continue reading

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