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Waiting Times for Primary and Specialists Care: The Views of Patients

by Claudia Sanmartin

Claudia Sanmartin works as a senior researcher in the Health Information and Research Division at Statistics Canada with a specific focus on waiting times (including contributions to the development of the first national survey on waiting times).  She has also been a research collaborator with the Western Canada Waiting List Project since its inception. Dr. Sanmartin provided a unique overview of wait times across the country, reflecting on how population level data can help to define the wait time problem.

Release Date: 30 Apr 2009
Number of pages: 25
Document number: 51264