What You Won’t See on Television About Canada’s Healthcare System

Deaths from med­ical mis­takes occur one patient at a time. Yet, taken together in Canada, they are the equiv­a­lent of a large city bus full of pas­sen­gers crash­ing and killing every­one on board every day of the year.  So why is there so little focus on this epidemic of harm? (Published in The Huffington Post) […]

Canada Needs a National Hospital Rating System

A safe patient is an informed patient.  In today’s world, that means having the information we need to make informed healthcare choices.   Nowhere is this more important than in the hospital setting. In the United States, the move to make hospitals safer has spun a virtual cottage industry of rating systems that score hospitals on […]