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Zalan: In cash-strapped Ontario, city should take a page from HSN and pick its priorities

Zalan: In cash-strapped Ontario, city should take a page from HSN and pick its priorities

Dr. Peter Zalan normally writes about physical health and health-care issues. With an election around the corner, this month he’s talking financial health
<updated>Zalan:</updated> Our 1960s health care system is failing our 21st century patients

Zalan: Our 1960s health care system is failing our 21st century patients

An overhaul is needed if we’re going to modernize a system that is treating modern challenges with 50-year-old ideas
Zalan: Latest gov’t report paints dark picture of the state of our health care system

Zalan: Latest gov’t report paints dark picture of the state of our health care system

Inadequate home care, too many people living (and dying) in hospitals, lack of coverage for physiotherapy and more: the province didn’t prepare for the future, and now the future is here
Opinion: Fixing hospital overcrowding means forcing gov’t to take it seriously

Opinion: Fixing hospital overcrowding means forcing gov’t to take it seriously

Dr. Peter Zalan says meeting the approaching demographic wave of elderly patients means fixing the home-care system
Too few of us die with dignity, but you can help change that

Too few of us die with dignity, but you can help change that

Support the Maison McCulloch Hospice capital campaign to expand palliative care services in the city
Flu kills so why aren’t more people getting vaccinated?

Flu kills so why aren’t more people getting vaccinated?

Do your research and protect yourself and your family 
Health care is costing us billions we don’t have, but do we have the guts to fix it?

Health care is costing us billions we don’t have, but do we have the guts to fix it?

Being more efficient just isn’t cutting it, but Ontario needs to find a way to make our health-care system more affordable
<b>Sorry state: Health-care system not set up to help patients make good decisions</b>

Sorry state: Health-care system not set up to help patients make good decisions

But Health Sciences North has a pilot project that attempts to fix it and a nurse has written a poem about it
We need nothing less than a radical reform of our health-care system

We need nothing less than a radical reform of our health-care system

Ontario is putting the blame for the system’s shortcomings on the backs of doctors and the Ontario Medical Association isn’t helping
Column: Medical assistance in dying legal limbo awkward for docs

Column: Medical assistance in dying legal limbo awkward for docs

Court deadline to pass legislation has come and gone