Doctors Without Hospitals: What to Do About Specialists Who Can't Find Work
7 Pages Posted: 15 Feb 2015 Last revised: 20 Feb 2015
Date Written: February 5, 2015
Canadian healthcare is facing a paradox: recently graduated specialist physicians struggle to find work, even as Canadians report long wait times for their services, says a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Doctors without Hospitals: What to do about Specialists Who Can’t Find Work,” authors Åke Blomqvist, Colin Busby, Aaron Jacobs, and William Falk find that if policymakers do not shift course, the problem could worsen, resulting in a significant underutilization of resources, and even outmigration of Canadian-trained specialists.
Keywords: Social Policy, Health Policy, Doctors
JEL Classification: I10, I11, I18
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