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REPORT: Private Clinics & the Threat to Public Medicare in Canada: Results of Surveys with Private Clinics and Patients

From the autumn of 2016 to the spring of 2017, researchers at the Ontario Health Coalition called all the private clinics we could reach across Canada. Included in the survey are private surgical clinics including cataract surgery clinics, MRI/CT, colonoscopy/endoscopy clinics and “boutique” physician clinics. In total, we surveyed a sample of 136 private clinics […]

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BRIEFING NOTE: Pre-Budget Note

April 26, 2017 — In a speech April 13 to the Empire Club, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa reported that in every corner of Ontario he heard from residents, civic leaders and businesses that health care and public hospitals are top priority issues, and he promised significant investments in this year’s budget. These increases will […]

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UPDATE: Giant Teddy Bear Brings Message of Compassion to London

 We Can’t “Bear” To Lose Medicare!! The London Health Coalition is launching a Care Bear Tour today on Tuesday, October 18th. With a giant teddy bear, aptly nicknamed “Tommy”, the coalition seeks to convey the message that care (not profit) must be the centre of our public health care system. Their goal is to spread […]

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RELEASE: Coalition Warns Health Minister: Privatization of Ontario’s Health Systems for Patient Records and Information Will Incite Massive Public Opposition

(October 7, 2016) Banking Executive is Not Trusted to Protect Patient or Public Interest, Especially After Hydro Privatization Debacle   Toronto –This afternoon, the Wynne government has made public a formal invitation from the Health Minister to Ed Clark to “assess and validate the value these [health data, e-health records and related intellectual property and infrastructure] […]

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ANALYSIS: Chamber of Commerce Privatization Report Poorly Researched, Not in Public Interest: Health Coalition

(March 15, 2016) Toronto – The Ontario’s Chamber of Commerce waded into health care reform today with a poorly-researched and argued report that would cause Ontarians harm if implemented, noted the Ontario Health Coalition. The OCC report is not grounded in evidence. It is comprised of a hodgepodge of anecdotes that are often inaccurate and […]

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Take Back Our Hospitals: Fall Days of Action in S/E Ont, N/E Ont, and Scarborough/Durham

(October 23, 2015) Take Back Our Hospitals Days of Action in S/E Ontario, N/E Ontario and Scarborough/Durham Southeastern Ontario Rally Friday November 13, 12 p.m. Centennial Park, Trenton Buses will be traveling in from the whole region. For more info on buses email us at ohc@sympatico.ca Active citizens have succeeded in stopping cuts all across Ontario. Let’s […]

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It’s Time to Take a Stand! Regional Days of Action to Stop Hospital Cuts and Hospital /Home Care Privatization

(May 11, 2015) Days of Action Rallies at senior government Ministers’ offices Hamilton/Niagara 10 a.m. Rally @ Cabinet Minister Ted McMeekin’s office, 299 Dundas St. E., Waterdown *For ride/carpool from Hamilton, meet by 9 a.m. at the Steelworkers’ Hall, 350 Kenilworth Ave. N., Hamilton. For more information contact Rolf Gerstenberger 289-260-9547 Hamilton residents will then […]

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Release Hundreds Rally to Stop Health Care Cuts and Privatization in First Day of Action — Protests Planned Across Ontario

(April 17, 2015) (Sudbury, Ottawa, Hamilton, Niagara, London) – In response to severe hospital cuts and the threat of privatization of home care and hospital services, organizations representing hundreds of thousands of seniors, patients, health care workers, nurses, health professionals and concerned citizens have joined forces to call for mass protests in each region of […]

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Advisory Leaders of Organizations Representing More than Half-A-Million Ontarians Join Forces to Stop the Hospital Cuts & Hospital/Home Care Privatization

(April 15, 2015) Advisory: Leaders of Organizations Representing More than Half-A Million Ontarians Join Forces to Stop the Hospital Cuts & Hospital/Home Care Privatization   (Toronto) – Hospital wards, emergency departments, even entire hospitals are being closed down. Hundreds of nurses have received lay-off notices in recent months. Health professionals’ services are being systematically cut […]

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Photos from Rally at Queen’s Park

(November 21, 2014) Many thanks to the thousands of people who came out to the November 21 Rally at Queen’s Park. Thanks to your support and hard work, the event was a huge success! The sun was shining as more than 3000 participants from across Ontario gathered to call on Ontario’s government to Stop the […]

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Advisory Thousands Rally at Ontario Legislature to Stop Unprecedented Cuts and Privatization that Threaten Community Hospitals All Across Ontario

(November 18, 2014) Thousands Rally at Ontario Legislature to Stop Unprecedented Cuts and Privatization that Threaten Community Hospitals All Across Ontario Where: In front of main doors (South doors) of Main Legislative Building, Queen’s Park When: Friday November 21 at 12 noon What: A massive rally at Queen’s Park with more than 3000 people in […]

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Get on the bus to join the November 21 Giant Rally at Queen’s Park!

(November 10, 2014) STOP private clinics SAVE our local public hospitals 12 p.m. Friday November 21 Giant Rally @ Ontario Legislature, Queen’s Park Toronto  www.ontariohealthcoalition.ca Buses will be coming from all over Ontario! Please see below for a list of buses and who to contact to get on the bus in your community + more information on […]

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Urgent: Save Our Community Hospitals Upcoming Meetings and Events across Ontario

(November 4, 2014) The government of Ontario is undertaking an aggressive plan to dismantle community hospitals and contract-out hospital surgeries and diagnostics to private clinics. In the most aggressive cuts plan that we have ever seen, after more than five years of budget slashing, they plan to close all of the outpatient services that they can and hive them off […]

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November 21 Giant Rally at Queen’s Park to STOP the private clinics

(October 24, 2014) STOP private clinics SAVE our local public hospitals 12 p.m. Friday November 21 Giant Rally @ Ontario Legislature, Queen’s Park Toronto

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Release User fees threatened for patients across Canada if court challenge negotiations fail to uphold Medicare

(September 29, 2014) At a press conference this morning, speakers Natalie Mehra, Executive Director of the Ontario Health Coalition, Dr. Rupinder Brar, Board Member of Canadian Doctors for Medicare, Dr. Ryan Meili, Vice-Chair of Canadian Doctors for Medicare and Steven Shrybman, LL.B., Partner, Sack Goldblatt Mitchell raise the alarm about the threat of user fees […]

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Release More than 80,000 Ontarians Vote to Stop Wynne Government Plan to Cut Local Community Hospitals and Contract Out Care to Private Clinics: Health Care Advocates Call On the Premier and New Health Minister to Stop the Privatization Plan

(July 8, 2014) One of the first major controversial issues faced by Ontario’s new Health Minister is the government’s plan to cut clinical services from local public hospitals and contract them out to regional private clinics. Today at the Ontario Legislature, hundreds of health care advocates representing every region of Ontario gathered to deliver more […]

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Release More than 56,000 Ontarians vote to stop the dismantling of community hospitals in volunteer-led referendum: Health Coalition

(April 7, 2014) Over the last two and a half weeks, hundreds of volunteers with the Ontario Health Coalition have opened public voting stations to collect opinions about the government’s plan to cut services from local community hospitals and contract them out to high-volume private clinics. Balloting at over 100 voting stations and over 200 […]

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Release VOTE SATURDAY APRIL 5th TO SAVE OUR LOCAL HOSPITALS!

(April 4, 2014) Vote to stop the Ontario government’s plan to cut local public hospitals and contract clinical services out to private clinics. Ontarians are asked to vote for one of the following statements in voting booths across Ontario: I support our local public hospitals. I do not want the government to cut their services or contract […]

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Report Private Health Clinics Using Manipulative Tactics to Over-Bill Patients: Ontario Health Coalition Report

(March 25, 2014) Ontario Government’s Plan to Cut Medical Services from Local Public Hospital and Contract Them Out to Private Clinics Called a Significant Threat to Single-Tier Medicare.

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Submission OHC Provincial Budget Submission

(January 16, 2014) Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs Pre-Budget Hearings. Submission

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Submission Submission on the proposed new regulation under the Independent Health Facilities Act (IHFA), 1990 and the proposed amendment to regulation 264/07 under the Local Health System Integration Act (LHSIA) 2006

(October 10, 2013) The Ontario government is proposing regulatory changes that would appear to transfer some or all funding and oversight of private clinics (IHFs) to the LHINs regime, allow Cancer Care Ontario to fund private clinics and expand the private clinic/IHF model in order to cut and privatize public hospital services. On October 10, […]

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Release Ontario’s Wynne Government Plans to Bring In Private Clinics: Threatens Non-Profit Community Hospital Care

(October 8, 2013) The Ontario government plans to introduce private specialty clinics to take the place of local community hospitals’ services. The government’s proposal would bring in legal regulations under the Independent Health Facilities Act and the Local Health System Integration Act to usher in private clinics and shut down services in community hospitals.

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Open Letter Formal Complaints Lodged Against LHIN: Request for Disclosure Launched in Ottawa Hospital Cuts and Privatization Scheme

(March 11, 2013) The Ontario Health Coalition and OPSEU have launched formal complaints about the Champlain LHIN’s process regarding the decision by the Ottawa Hospital to cut and privatize thousands of surgeries and other health care services.

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Release “OHC Austerity Index Part II” details how Hospital Cuts and Privatization Reach New Levels: Coalition Announces “S.O.S.” – Save Our Services – Day of Action

(January 25, 2013) At a Queen’s Park press conference this morning, the Ontario Health Coalition, representing more than 400 organizations dedicated to protecting public health care, warned that the Ontario government’s austerity budget is causing unprecedented cuts to and privatization of hospital services.

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Open Letter Hospital CEO Does Chatham-Kent Community a Disservice

(January 23, 2013) Chatham-Kent Hospital CEO Colin Patey made headlines last week when he advocated for-profit privatization…

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Report The Austerity Index Part I: Health Care cuts and deficits across Ontario

(December 5, 2012) Ontario’s health care funding, already nearly the lowest per person in the country, is being curtailed by $3 billion, resulting in unprecedented hospital and home care service cuts across the province. The Ontario Health Coalition has produced a tally of the cuts by region and community.

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Open Letter Stop For-Profit Hospital Chain’s Expansion in Ontario UPDATE: Sale stopped, thanks for your help!

(September 28, 2012) UPDATE: The purchase of the Shouldice Hospital by Centric Health a for-profit corporation with an ambitous expansion agenda has been stopped. A big thank you to all of you who sent letters into the Minister of Health to ask her to stop the deal. The Ontario and Canadian Health Coalitions have teamed up with the Council of Canadians […]

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Analysis Ontario Conservative Party Health Paper A Recipe for Privatization

(September 10, 2012) The Ontario PC party has released its White Paper on Health Care. The OHC has issued an analysis of the White Paper in response.

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Release Schedule 28 Update: Weak amendments to McGuinty omnibus budget bill facilitate sweeping privatization – Citizens’ groups call for privatization clause to be struck down

(June 15, 2012) The Council of Canadians and Ontario Health Coalition are outraged that despite promises made by Ontario’s government, proposed amendments are too weak to stop the mass privatization of public services in Budget Bill 55, Schedule 28.

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Backgrounder The Drummond Commission: A Cover for Cuts and Privatization

(January 23, 2012) The Ontario Health Coalition exposes the Drummond Commission, Drummond’s history of dismantling our social safety net and privatizing public assets when he was in government …

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Release McGuinty Warned to Stop Health Care Privatization: OHC Responds to Drummond Commission

(December 7, 2011) The Ontario Health Coalition warns that the McGuinty government’s Drummond Commission must consider the vast body of evidence against health care privatization when drafting its report on public service reform in a press conference today at the Ontario Legislative building.

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Release Coalition Applauds McGuinty Government for Taking Steps to Safeguard Single-Tier Medicare:

(June 21, 2011) All Ontario Political Parties Should Make Clear Commitment Against For-Profit Privatization of Health Care Before October 6 Provincial Election

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Release OHC Calls on McGuinty Government to Stop NHS Privatization Plan in Welland

(April 28, 2011) The Niagara Health System is planning to close about 120 hospitals beds at the Welland Hospital.

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Backgrounder B.C. Private Clinics Challenge to Single-Tier Health Care

(January 2011) For-profit health care has mushroomed in British Columbia. In our 2008 report Eroding Public Medicare: Lessons and Consequences of For-Profit Health Care Across Canada we found that B.C. and Quebec were ground zero for private clinics. In B.C. alone,  there were 25 private surgical hospitals and 12 for-profit MRI/CT clinics in the province. […]

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Release OHC Response to Throne Speech: Fears that New Hospital Funding System Threatens Patient Access, Leads to Privatization

(March 8, 2010) Premier Dalton McGuinty is planning changes to hospital funding systems, according to his Throne Speech today.

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Release Documents Revealed Through Freedom of Information Request Show Increasing Privatization and Consolidation of Ontario’s Medical Laboratory Services

(October 8, 2009) Documents released after a two-year Freedom of Information battle reveal almost complete control of Ontario’s community medical laboratory services by three multinational corporations. Three multinational corporations are the big winner while local communities are losing lab services. MEDIA RELEASE

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Report Private Clinics Report: Eroding Public Medicare: Lessons and Consequences of For-Profit Health Care Across Canada

(October 6, 2008) groundbreaking report on the growth and practices of for-profit surgical, MRI and boutique physician clinics across Canada. Where are they? How are they making their profits? How are they promoting two-tier medicare? Where do they get their staff from? What does this mean for public health care in Canada.       MEDIA RELEASE      […]

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Report Private Clinics Report: First Do No Harm

(October 1, 2007) Lessons from Ontario’s Experiences with For-Profit Diagnostic and Hospital Clinics. MEDIA RELEASE FULL REPORT

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Backgrounder Canadian Constitution Foundation Challenge Against Single-Tier Medicare

(May 31, 2007) According to a press conference held this month, the Canadian Constitution Foundation is funding a Charter challenge to single-tier Public Medicare in Ontario. BACKGROUNDER

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Release Tory’s Health Platform: A Recipe For Privatization

(May 24, 2007) MEDIA RELEASE

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Release Legal Challenge to Medicare: Charter Challenge against Medicare in Ontario opportunistic and dishonest

(May 2, 2007) MEDIA RELEASE 

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Release Private Clinic Aligns with Conservatives in Misleading Campaign to Privatize Health System

(March 22, 2007) MEDIA RELEASE 

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Backgrounder Ontario Health Coalition Backgrounder on Private Clinics

(March 22, 2007) Evidence from the system-wide experiment in Britain and some Quick Facts BACKGROUNDER

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Release Ontario Health Coalition Slams Private Clinic Proposal & John Tory’s Support for Privatization

(March 16, 2007) MEDIA RELEASE 

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Release Health Coalitions Accuse Harper Government of Allowing Privatization and Not Improving the Public System

(February 5, 2007) MEDIA RELEASE

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Release Two-Tier Health Clinic in Kingston Contravenes Law: OHC Calls on Ministry to Take Action

(December 12, 2006) MEDIA RELEASE

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Advisory 16 Ontario Communities Chosen to Host National Campaign “Medicare Works: We Can’t Afford Private Health Care”

(November 14, 2006) MEDIA ADVISORY 

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Release Unprecedented Privatized Hospital “News Blackout”

(October 13, 2006) Secret tenders issued to private companies for seven hospitals MEDIA RELEASE

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Release McGuinty should stop emergency room privatization: For-Profit Med-Emerg is not a solution for doctor shortages

(September 27, 2006) MEDIA RELEASE

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Release George Smitherman on the right track in war of words against two-tier healthcare: must stop his own government’s privatization

(September 11, 2006) MEDIA RELEASE

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Release Legal Opinion on the Copeman Clinic

MEDIA RELEASE

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Open Letter Letter to Minister Smitherman regarding Sack, Goldblatt, Mitchell legal opinion on Copeman Clinic

LETTER TO MINISTER

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Legal Opinion on the Copeman Clinic

The OHC obtained a legal opinion from Sack, Goldblatt, Mitchell LLB regarding the Copeman Clinic which found the proposed Ontario clinic to be in contravention of the law. MEMORANDUM

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Update The Supreme Court Ruling on Private Health Care

Chaoulli vs. Attorney General of Quebec: What the Supreme Court Really Said By Steven Shrybman, Sack, Goldblatt, Mitchell and Two-Tier Health Systems: A Quick Glance Around the World URGENT UPDATE

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Release MRI – CT In-Hospital Investment Applauded by Ontario Health Coalition

MEDIA RELEASE

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Release MRI Buyback A Sound Investment – Health Coalition Slams Tory Hypocricy

MEDIA RELEASE

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Release/Backgrounder “Payments for care at private for-profit and private not-for-profit hospitals: a systematic review and meta-analysis”

A major study by Dr. P. J. Devereaux finds that health care costs more and delivers less at investor-owned private for-profit hospitals.   MEDIA RELEASE AND BACKGROUNDER  

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Briefing Note Canadian Health Coalition: Medicare is sustainable, for-profit care is not

Canadians are being told that Medicare is not sustainable and that spending must be shifted from public to private budgets and delivery. BRIEFING NOTE  

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Open Letter to Health Minister George Smitherman

The OHC expresses concern at indicators that the McGuinty government may renege on commitments to cancel plans to build P3 hospitals and scrap privatized MRI/CT delivery. OPEN LETTER

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Release Coalition says private operator not appropriate for mental health and addictions facility on Queen

MEDIA RELEASE

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Tenacious Trojan Horse Crosses the Province

The Ontario Health Coalition and the Ontario Electricity Coalition are co-sponsoring the Trojan Horse Tour which is crossing Ontario during the provincial election campaign, warning of the dangers of privatization. TOUR SCHEDULE

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Release Profits poached from public health: Ontario government must cancel for-profit MRI and CT clinic, says Ontario Health Coalition

MEDIA RELEASE

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Briefing Note For-Profit MRI/CT Clinics

BRIEFING NOTE

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Release For-Profit Hospitals & Clinics threaten the future of Medicare: Ontario Health Coalition Launches Fight Back

MEDIA RELEASE

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Fact Sheet Funny Numbers – Ontario Health Coalition Brief on Ministry of Health Publicity re. For-Profit MRI/CT Clinics

FACT SHEET

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Release Coalition casts doubt on Clement’s MRI numbers, calls the “Unbelievable”

MEDIA RELEASE

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Release Eves guilty of hidden money, misspending: Ontario Health Coalition

In anticipation of the First Ministers’ meetings in Ottawa this week, the Ontario Health Coalition is releasing a briefing note on provincial transparency and accountability in health spending. The coalition takes issue with the Eves government’s attempts to win more health spending without accountability. The briefing note outlines the enormous difficulty in accessing spending data […]

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Fact Sheet Women and Medicare: Privatization of Medicare and Women

(February 2003) FACT SHEET

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Release For-Profit MRI & CT Scan Update: Clement says he’s looking at it, Eves says “policy is evolving”

MEDIA RELEASE

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Release For-Profit MRI and CT clinics Slower, More Expensive, More Risky: Report

MEDIA RELEASE

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Release Banff Health Ministers’ Meeting: Minister Clement’s Semantics Disguise Fatal Poison Pill: Health Coalition Warns

MEDIA RELEASE

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Backgrounder “The Pulse” OHC Newsletter – Private MRI and CT Clinics

BACKGROUNDER

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Fact Sheet Public Private Partnerships of Profit Over patients? The Facts About For-Profit Hospitals

FACT SHEET

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Report Scanning For Profit: A Critical Review of the Evidence Regarding For-Profit MRI and CT Clinics

This is a report prepared for the Ontario Health Coalition by Ross Sutherland which demonstrates that for-profit MRI and CT Clinics are slower, more expensive and riskier. FULL REPORT (ONLINE) FULL REPORT (DOC)

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Report McMaster Study Shows Mortality Rates Higher in For-Profit Hospitals

Full study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal: FULL REPORT Short article on study by co-author Dr. Gordon Guyatt: ARTICLE

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Release For-Profit MRIs and CT Scans Extremely Grave Threat: Ontario Health Coalition Warns of Public Response

MEDIA RELEASE

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Report Ownership Matters: Lessons from Ontario’s Long Term Care Facilities

(May 27, 2002) A report prepared for the Hospital Employees’ Union of British Columbia by the OHC which examines the effect of the Ontario Tory government’s privatization of Long Term Care on the quality of care and patients.

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Article Private Finance and “Value for Money” in NHS Hospitals: a policy in search of a rationale?

(May 18, 2002) British Medical Journal article on the impact of the Private Finance Initiative (the British version of P3s). Authors: A. Pollack, J. Shaoul and N. Vickers. ARTICLE

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Release Throne Speech – Tories still stuck in privatization rut

(May 10, 2002) MEDIA RELEASE

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Release What Doesn’t the CD Howe Institute Understand About Who Pays for Health Costs?

(May 1, 2002)   MEDIA RELEASE

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Update “The Pulse” – Eves Appoints Privatizer Lobbyist As Chief of Staff

(May 2002)   UPDATE

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Update “The Pulse” – Extend Medicare, Not Extendicare – Big Business and the Kirby Commission

(May 2002)   UPDATE

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Fact Sheet Medicare’s Critics: Back to the “Good Old Days”?

(January 2002)   FACT SHEET

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Update “The Pulse” – Cancer Treatment Privatized Without Considering Public Options: Auditor and Province Hands Off Millions in Public Assets to Developers

(January 2002)   UPDATE

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Update “The Pulse” National Medicare Update – Summary on the Romanow Commission and an Update on the Kirby Committee Report and the Mazankowski Report

(January 2002)   UPDATE

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Release End Botched Cancer Care Privatization Now!

(December 13, 2001)   MEDIA RELEASE

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Report Social Cohesion and Privatization in Canadian Healthcare

(December 2001) A report by Prof. Hugh Armstrong of Carleton University’s School of Social Work originally published in the Canadian Journal of Law and Society 16:2 (December 2001), pp. 65-81.   REPORT

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Release Senate Report Fatally Biased

(October 29, 2001)   MEDIA RELEASE

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Release OHC Holds Events Province-Wide to Demand Real Public Consultations on Healthcare

(October 24, 2001)   MEDIA RELEASE

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Article Regulating Nursing Homes – Caring for Older People in the Private Sector in England

(September 8, 2001) By S. Kerrison and A. Pollock, British Medical Journal.   ARTICLE

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Release US and Canadian Activists Target Health Privateers

(August 9, 2001)   MEDIA RELEASE

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Release Urgent Province-Wide Campaign Against Harris Private Hospital Plans Targets MPPs in their Home Constituencies

(May 22, 2001)   MEDIA RELEASE

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Fact Sheet Privatization Fact Sheet: Why NOT Privatize

(May 2001)   FACT SHEET

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Fact Sheet Health Care Spending: The Facts

(May 2001)   FACT SHEET

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Release More than $190,000 in political donations from another big winner in Harris health policy

(March 21, 2001) Tory donors Extendicare and CPL REIT benefit from privatization.   MEDIA RELEASE

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Release Health Care Watchdog Slams Privatization of Cancer Treatment in Ontario

(February 19, 2001)   MEDIA RELEASE

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Release Telehealth Launch a Milestone in Privatization Agenda

(February 15, 2001)   MEDIA RELEASE

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Release Community Activists Come Together in Sudbury to Form Local Health Coalition and Organize Public Forum on Privatization

(March 20, 2000)   MEDIA RELEASE

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Article Beds in the NHS: The National Bed Inquiry Exposes Contradictions in Government Policy

(February 19, 2000) By Pollock and Dunnigan, British Medical Journal.   ARTICLE

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Letter to Prime Minister Jean Chretien re. Alberta Proposals to Contract with For-Profit Hospitals

(February 3, 2000)   LETTER

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Release Witmer’s Home Care Policies Forcing Privatization

(January 24, 2000)   MEDIA RELEASE

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Summary Tipping the Balance: Health Care Restructuring and Privatization in Ontario

(2000) Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.   SUMMARY

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Release Tory Support for Private, For-Profit Sector Increasing Cost of Health Care

(January 10, 2000)   MEDIA RELEASE

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Fact Sheet Health Facts: Privatization

(May 1999)   FACT SHEET

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