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The real challenge to Canada’s health system is not wait times

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Canada has some of the longest waits for medical care in the developed world. Same-day or next-day appointments with a doctor are difficult to get – and in the evening or on weekends, fuggedaboutit. Waits in the ER can be seemingly endless. Referrals to specialists result in lengthy waits. The wait for elective surgery is often painfully long.

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SOURCE: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/canada-must-address-the-problem-of-long-waits-for-medical-care/article34056251/

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