Charting a Path to Sustainable Health Care in Ontario: 10 proposals to restrain cost growth without compromising quality of care – TD Economics Special Reports – 27 May 2010

Posted on May 28, 2010. Filed under: Health Economics |

Charting a Path to Sustainable Health Care in Ontario: 10 proposals to restrain cost growth without compromising quality of care – TD Economics Special Reports – 27 May 2010 [Canada]

1. Promote healthier lifestyles
2. Expand information technology use in the system
3. Establish Commission on Quality and Value for Health Care
4. Alter the way doctors are compensated
5. Change approach of funding hospitals
6. Re-allocate functions among health-care providers
7. Scale back Ontario’s Drug Benefit for higher-income seniors
8. Increase bulk purchases of drugs to lower costs
9. Establish pre-funding for drug coverage
10. Incorporate a health-care benefit tax into the income-tax structure

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