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News Release:

Legal Routes to Accountability in Health Care

by CPRN News Nouvelles des RCRPP

Recent years have seen an increasing use of legal means to define rights and obligations regarding health care.

The competing goals of maintaining a sustainable public health care system, funding other public programs and services adequately, and fiscal balance, provide a context for dispute.

But does this growing appeal to the courts advance the cause of greater accountability in health care?

Release Date: 7 May 2004
Number of pages: 3
Document number: 28722