Health care in Canada lags behind other wealthy nations says report.

By: 600011 On: Dec 6, 2023, 4:13 AM


Health care in Canada lags behind other wealthy nations, according to research Canada's health care system has to be improved, according to a study report that was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Regarding the cost of primary healthcare and the scarcity of family physicians, Canada trails behind other wealthy nations.

The report also notes that, in terms of senior care, Canada is ranked seventh out of eleven developed nations. The report also demonstrates how crucial this is given Canada's growing elderly population.

In comparison to other wealthy countries, the research also identifies several areas in which Canada's healthcare system needs to be improved. Canada is ranked lower than Germany, the UK, and Norway. Nations with high primary care attachment rates have greater government obligations to physicians and stronger contracts.
The research also emphasizes that capitation is the method used to pay doctors.