Premier touts Saskatchewan’s ‘lean’ health-care gains

April 18, 2012

Premier touts Saskatchewan’s ‘lean’ health-care gains
GLORIA GALLOWAY OTTAWA— Globe and Mail Update

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall will tell a conference of health experts in Montebello, Que., on Wednesday about the progress his province is making to reduce care costs while delivering better treatment to patients. Mr. Wall was shot down by the federal government earlier this year after he proposed Ottawa create a fund to help provinces find innovative ways to improve care. But Saskatchewan is still taking steps to make its own system more efficient and Mr. Wall thinks other jurisdictions could learn from the experience.

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