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Overhauling health-care system tops agenda at annual meeting of Canada's doctors

By Jennifer Graham, Canadian Press
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"(Canadians) have to understand that the system that we have right now - if it keeps on going without change - is not sustainable," said [Dr. Annie] Doig

SASKATOON — The incoming president of the Canadian Medical Association says this country's health-care system is sick and doctors need to develop a plan to cure it.

Dr. Anne Doig says patients are getting less than optimal care and she adds that physicians from across the country - who will gather in Saskatoon on Sunday for their annual meeting - recognize that changes must be made.

"We all agree that the system is imploding, we all agree that things are more precarious than perhaps Canadians realize," Doing said in an interview with The Canadian Pre


Added: Aug-17-2009 Occurred On: Aug-16-2009
By: copperdog2
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