Canada’s inability to measure and improve outcomes on a national scale is not only a critical health issue, but an economic issue.
The Canadian Cardiovascular Society is urging Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, pictured, and Finance Minister Bill Morneau to fund the group's heart health initiative in Budget 2018, which would see the implementation of a pan-Canadian measurement and reporting system. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
February is Heart Health Month in North America, and the government of Canada is, as always, engaging in campaigns centred on keeping the hearts of Canadians healthy through preventative measures.
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