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New Wait Time Alliance Report Card Reveals Important Lessons For New Health Accord

For the past decade, the Wait Time Alliance (WTA) has been reporting on Canada’s progress to reduce health care wait times. There have been reductions for the initial five areas identified in the 2004 Health Accord even as health care systems have faced increased demand for care. But despite these encouraging signs, there are more areas in need of attention, such as primary care, mental health services, home care, long-term care and palliative care, if wait times across the system are to be reduced on a sustained basis. Read More