Canada’s first Patient-Voice Co-op

June 22, 2017 “When you or someone you love needs healthcare, it can take over your life. Your work, your personal life and your well-being can suffer,” says PJ Mierau. “No one should need to lose time at work or spend hours online to find out how to get the care they need,” says PJ Mierau, Managing Director of the …

Co-op Member Privacy

We respect your privacy. Patient Critical Co-op members can use login names or ‘handles’ that are not personally identifying instead of their legal names. The only information visible anywhere on our site is what you choose to make visible. All information stored about members can only be examined by an auditor approved by the Co-op board and members, or by government …

Launch Announcement

On July 1st, Canada Day, the Patient Critical Co-op’s online community goes live! We are Canada’s ONLY member-owned, not-for-profit health and social services co-operative representing patients in Healthcare. Every patient has a unique voice and distinct experience. Too often, those voices go unheard–lost among so many others. Patient Critical Co-op will make it easier for patients to find the resources …

Patients NOT included: National Health Leadership Conference

The following open letter was written by Patient Critical Co-op’s Managing Director PJ Mierau. It was shared with the National Health Leadership Conference, its sponsors and participants in hopes of continuing this important discussion. We strongly disagreed with the contention of the conference -that they cannot afford to sponsor patients to participate in their event- however we acknowledge and appreciate …