Health care systems around the world are feeling pressure to involve patients and family in a broad range of activities: not only direct clinical...Read More Cultivating a culture of patient engagement in health care
Much of the recent policy discussion around cannabis has focused on ways to develop and price legal pot to compete with — and undermine...Read More Will medical cannabis undercut the recreational market?
Beaucoup d’entre nous ont des parents et des amis âgés vivant dans des établissements de soins et sont préoccupés par leur bien-être et les...Read More Qui s’occupe du bien-être des préposées aux bénéficiaires ?
En Uruguay, la légalisation du cannabis prescrit ou en vente libre, en 2012, était d’abord et avant tout un projet étatique dans lequel les...Read More Le marché du cannabis et la santé publique
Legalization of cannabis in Canada has potential benefits — lower criminal justice costs, new government and private revenue sources — but we must also...Read More Pulling levers to mitigate health costs of cannabis
The field of childhood chronic conditions is undergoing a sea change. Several recent concepts challenge clinicians and policy-makers to reconsider traditional biomedical thinking (“diagnose/treat/try...Read More Changing policy thinking around childhood disability
As US President Donald Trump threatens tariffs on Canadian goods like automobiles, his administration has announced a working group to look into importing prescription medications...Read More Canada must guard against unrestricted drug exports to the US
Income levels and health are closely linked, and people living in poverty are far more likely to have poor health than people with higher...Read More Why isn’t social assistance improving health outcomes?
It’s hard to imagine today that a woman would have her newborn baby taken from her shortly after giving birth simply because she is...Read More Canada’s shameful post-war treatment of unwed mothers
“Nothing about me without me” is a common trope in health care, particularly in research, practice and legislative measures aimed at advancing patient- and...Read More Moving patient engagement to the centre of health care