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1

What is Medicare?

Hospital and medical insurance

The key component of Canadian social safety net

2

To whom does Medicare in Canada provide health care?

Permanent residents, new immigrants, and citizens of the country

3

Settings for Health Care Delivery

Institutional sector
–Hospitals🚑
–Long-term care facilities
–Psychiatric facilities
–Rehabilitation centres

4

Settings for Health Care Delivery

Community sector
–Public health
–Physician offices
–Community health centres and clinics
–Assisted living
–Home care
–Adult day support programs
–Community and voluntary agencies
–Occupational health
–Hospital and palliative care
–Parish nursing

5

Levels of Health Care

What is level 1 ?

Level 1: Health Promotion
–wellness services
–antismoking education

6

Level of health care

What is level 2 ?

Level 2: Disease and Injury Prevention

screening, immunizations

7

Level of health care

What is level 3?

Level 3: Diagnosis and Treatment
–seeing doctor for bloodtests

8

Level of health care

What is level 4?

Level 4: Rehabilitation
–after illness or injury
–Physio, social services

9

Level of health care

What is level 5?

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10

Challenges to the Health Care System


Cost accelerators

Cost accelerators
–Digital Technologies
–Demographics
–Consumer involvement and personalized medicine

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Challenges to the Health Care System

Equality and quality

Equality and quality
–Cultural competence safety and humility
–Evidence-informed practice
–Quality and client safety
–Quality workplaces
–Privatization of services
–Health care human resources
–Improved patient outcome metrics

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What type of care is hospice care?

Palliative