The Economic Cost of Surgery Wait Times

The Economic Cost of Surgery Wait TimesWhile most Canadians would agree on the human cost of waiting for surgery and other medical treatments in Canada, few realize that there is also an economic cost in addition to the frustration, pain and stress for individuals and their families. According to a Fraser Institute study published last year, the surgical wait times in the country cost Canadian patients a combined $1.08 billion in lost time and productivity in…

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Are you PHSP-ing?

Are you PHSP-ing?Fiona Law looked at a raft of traditional group insurance plans while looking to provide health and dental benefits for her staff at Calgary-based CompuTouch. Her business, which uses technology to support interactive meetings and conferences, has just three full-time employees. So she wanted something that was easy to set up and understand, a plan that would cover a wide range of medical expenses and offered the firm certainty of…

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Interactive – The World’s Best Countries

Interactive - The World's Best CountriesWe’ve been getting a lot of requests to post this interactive infographic made available by the people of Newsweek.  It’s a very fascinating graph of all the countries of the world and how they rank according to Healthcare, education, economy, politics, and more. As it stands Canada ranks #7 and the U.S. is at a measly #11. Have a look and enjoy: Interactive Infographic

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