29 July, 2015

Quebec orders hospitals to cut $150 million in direct care to patients | Montreal Gazette

Of all the “optimization measures,” the most controversial is compelling doctors to stop ordering tests that the government is now considering “unnecessary” in the context of fiscal austerity. Patient-rights advocates and managers in the health system are warning that this sets a dangerous precedent, opening the door to ageism and the prospect of clinicians no longer performing tests for people above a certain age.
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Quebec orders hospitals to cut $150 million in direct care to patients | Montreal Gazette

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