Ontario’s Doctors, Corps & Tax

Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s proposed tax changes, a primer on physicians running corporations & an interview with Ontario Medical Association President (Twitter: @shawn_watley). Links discussed in the episode: Fed Crackdown Will Nail Ontario Doctors and Cut Care, Medical Association Warns Will Bill Morneau’s Crackdown on Tax Avoidance Work? Some Doctors Have Tax Complaint But They’re Off Base Finance Minister Bill …

Attend the Patient Experience Forum

  I’m happy to announce the Co-op has arranged for two of our members to attend the Patient Experience Summit this September in Toronto.  To establish a Patient Voice, patients have to be able to afford to get into places where Healthcare discussion happens…and Your Co-op is working to make that happen! I’m proud to be able to offer access …

Isobel Jordan & Donald Lepp

In this first episode of the Patient Critical Podcast, we talk to Isobel Jordan (@seastarbatita) & Donald Lepp (@DonaldLepp), who share their journey as caregivers for their families. A fascinating glimpse into healthcare in Canada, full of insight for all who depend on Healthcare-now or in the future.

What’s a Co-op?

I love watching people’s eyes light up when they learn about Patient Critical Co-op and our mission to create community, spread awareness and education, and speak on behalf of our members to give patients a voice in their healthcare. People get it. They understand the need for a unified patient voice that can work with healthcare provider associations, civil service …

Doctor Transparency

Being open is scary, yet the intimate Doctor/Patient relationship is too often one way. Despite a vicious backlash, Dr. Leana Wen advocates for transparency at http://www.whosmydoctor.com/… and she’s making an impact. TED

Open Arms

Open Arms Patient Advocacy provides Alberta patients and families with free, confidential advice and assistance lodging complaints or navigating through the health system to get the care you need or help with communication and difficulties with finding information and answers.

Canadian Patient Safety Institute

The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) is a not-for-profit entity founded by Health Canada. CPSI works with governments, health organizations, leaders and healthcare providers to improve patient safety and quality.

Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning is a process of reflection and communication. It is a time for you to reflect on your values and wishes, and to let people know what kind of health and personal care you would want in the future if you were unable to speak for yourself.

Find your MPP

If you know your Ontario Member of Parliament click the Ontario Legislature logo for contact information for your MP. If you do not know your MP, click the Elections Ontario logo to find your MP by postal code, then consult the above link.