Fixing B.C.’s Healthcare System
We’re smug about having better healthcare than the United States. But on the respected Commonwealth Fund’s international scorecard of eleven advanced nations, Canada ranks next to last.
How to make healthcare better? Presenters are Dr. Stephen Pinney, a Canadian orthopaedic surgeon, former clinical professor at UBC, and former head of orthopaedics at St. Paul’s hospital in Vancouver, now practicing in San Francisco. in his new book, How Hockey Can Save Healthcare, he prescribes ways to expand coverage while reducing costs and improving your care.
Dr. Brian Day is founder of Vancouver’s private, for-profit Cambie Surgery Centre. He wants people to have the right to choose private, user-pay health care.