Feds have an opportunity to fund health performance measurement, reporting across Canada
While the 2018 budget did not include the funding for the CCS heart health initiative, I remain convinced it is a critical initiative moving forward to increase health system efficiencies.
Allan Rock, pictured on the Hill on Feb. 5, 2008. In the 1990s, then-health minister Mr. Rock proposed a report card for the Canadian health-care system that would track indicators such as utilization and readmission rates, average lengths of stay, health outcomes, and quality assurance. However, his proposal failed to gain traction, writes Liberal MP Wayne Easter. The Hill Times file photograph