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Comparing the Canadian and US systems of health care in an era of health care reform.

  title={Comparing the Canadian and US systems of health care in an era of health care reform.},
  author={T. LaPierre},
  journal={Journal of health care finance},
  volume={38 4},
  • T. LaPierre
  • Published 2012
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Journal of health care finance
The purpose of this article is to provide an informed comparison of health care in the United States and Canada along multiple dimensions. Specifically this article looks at coverage, access, cost, health outcomes, satisfaction, and underlying ideology. Canada fares better than the United States with regard to coverage, cost, and health outcomes. While overall access is better in Canada, patients are sometimes required to endure longer wait times than in the United States. Reports of… Expand
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