SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

October 26, 2016 05:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How does Canadian health care compare to other universal systems worldwide? New study coming Thursday, Oct. 27

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - October 26, 2016) - On Thursday, Oct. 27, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the cost and performance of Canada's health-care system.

Comparing Performance of Universal Health Care Countries, 2016 spotlights how much Canada spends on health care and how our system performs relative to other developed countries in several key areas including the number of physicians, the availability of crucial technology such as MRIs, and the length of time patients wait for surgery.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern).

Bacchus Barua, Senior Economist, Health Policy Studies
Fraser Institute

To arrange interviews with Bacchus Barua or for more information, please contact:
Bryn Weese
Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589

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