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A Brief History of the Medical Reform Group
Covers the year 1979 - 1994.
Charging Peter to Pay Paul: Accounting for the Financial Effects of User Charges
Evans, Robert G.; Barer, Morris L.; Stoddart, Greg L.
Connexions Library: Health Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on health.
Health News Briefs 1992- 1994
A round-up of health care in the news, 1992 - 1994.
Medicare Myths and Realities
Since medicare is an extremely popular social program, the media and right-wing politicians have learned that it is unwise to attack it directly. Instead, they propagate myths designed to undermine pu...
National Post columnist traumatized by having to wait his turn: Second-class health care for immigrants, seniors?
Columnist thinks people with money should get quicker treatment in emergency rooms than people who are poor.
Private Profits vs Public Policy: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State
According to Joel Lexchin, "Given the central role that medicines play in keeping us healthy, it is essential that we understand the policy environment that governs drug development, from the initial ...
Progressive doctors condemn opting out
An interview with Toronto physicians Miriam Garfinkle and Fred Freedman, members of the Medical Reform Group of Ontario.
Second-class health care for immigrants, seniors?
A two-tier system means better care for the affluent, and worse or no care for the rest.
Ten Health Care Myths
Medicare's opponents have launched a sustained ideological attack on medicare. Their propaganda relies on myths and misrepresentations.
Unsafe Practices: Restructuring and Privatization in Ontario Health Care
Browne, Paul Leduc
Describes the process of healthcare privatization and its negative impact in Ontario.
User Charges, Snares and Delusions: Another Look at the Literature
Stoddart, Greg. L.; Barer, Morris L.; Evans, Robert G.
User Fees Hurt Sick
News Release August 19, 1994
Doctors who see no problem with asking patients to pull out their wallets before receiving medical treatment need to be educated about the negative effects of user fees, says the Medical Reform Group.