When you think of ethics in health care, what comes to mind?
If you’re one of the millions of Canadians who rely on Express Scripts Canada to process your health claims and/or dispense your prescription medications, chances are you already benefit from the extensive work that we put into delivering ethical health care for all.
March is Fraud Prevention Month across Canada. Recognize it, Reject it, Report it!
Through a combination of private and public coverage, Canadians enjoy one of the most comprehensive systems of healthcare benefits on the planet. We should rightly be thankful for this privilege, but we should also be careful to ensure that we continue to enjoy it into the future.
Simply put, “Jordan’s Principle” is a child-first principle calling on the government of first contact to ensure First Nations children can access public services on the same terms as other children. The principle was a result of Jordan River Anderson, who was a First Nations child from Norway House Cree Nation in Manitoba. He was born with complex medical needs that could not be treated on-reserve.
It’s long been understood that sunlight affects our mood. For Canadians and others who live far from the equator, we have come to know that our long winters filled with short days makes us cranky.
February 4th was World Cancer Day, when organizations from around the globe join in the common cause of raising awareness, raising money and influencing policy makers. All in an effort to push towards a cure for this devastating disease, and to improve care and support for cancer patients in the meantime.