Comparing 11 key policy issues
As we enter the final weekend of Alberta election 2015, Parkland Institute compares the platforms of the four major parties on 11 key policy areas.
The Case for Action by the Government of Alberta on the Social Determinants of Health
Residential Elder Care in Alberta
The Alberta election has just hit the halfway point, and health care has again become a lightning rod. The rival parties are facing off on reform, promising changes running the gamut from more privatization to more public care.
HRC example shows private costs more and puts tax dollars at risk
A new report from the Parkland Institute says that supporting private health facilities with public health dollars costs more, damages the public system, and puts tax dollars and patient care at risk.
The High Costs of For-Profit Health Services in Alberta
Research shows direct link between for-profit ownership and lower quality
A new fact sheet released this morning by the U of A’s Parkland Institute points to a direct link between the ownership of residential long-term care facilities and the quality of service delivery.
The Impacts of For-profit Ownership in Long-term Care
Risks and Opportunities Report 2
New Parkland Institute report identifies health care challenges and proposes real solutions
A new report released this evening by the U of A’s Parkland Institute says that addressing the key challenges being faced by Alberta’s health care system will require concrete action, not a new health act or charter.