Canadian Doctors for Medicare - Media briefing August 19, Vancouver



    The Canadian Medical Association Annual Meeting - Implications for
    Medicare

    OTTAWA, Aug. 15 /CNW Telbec/ - Dr. Brian Day's presidency and the CMA's
recent "Medicare Plus" policy paper proposing two-tier medicine and private
insurance have serious implications for Canadian health care. Canadian Doctors
for Medicare is holding a media briefing to discuss motions for debate and the
potential impact of activity based funding - payment by results - on Medicare.
    The media conference will be followed by a presentation on the evidence
for publicly-funded and publicly-delivered health care, and a free screening
of SICKO.

    
                                   SPEAKERS

                   Danielle Martin, MD, CCFP, Board Chair
        Associate Staff, Women's College Hospital, Toronto Lecturer,
     Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

                                     And

        Bob Woollard, MD, CCFP, FCFP, Royal Canadian Legion Professor and
        Head, UBC Department of Family Practice, University of
                               British Columbia


                               August 19, 2007
                                  6.30 P.M.
                   Pan Pacific Hotel, Pacific Rim Suite 2
                         999 Canada Place, Vancouver
    




For further information:

For further information: Jackie Smith or Natalie Earl, Canadian Doctors
for Medicare, (416) 351-3300

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