The Canadian College of Health Leaders and HealthCareCAN support Health Action Lobby's call to action on healthcare – The Canadian Way

Ottawa, ON – The Canadian College of Health Leaders (the College) and HealthCareCAN join other members of Canada’s Health Action Lobby (HEAL) to remind federal leaders that Canadians want government to make the challenges facing our healthcare system a priority. Public opinion research consistently reveals that Canadians care deeply about finding the sustainable and cost-effective options that will enhance our national health. And healthy Canadians make for a healthy and competitive economy. Yet, to date, policy debates associated with the 2015 federal election have rarely focused on healthcare.

Through its Consensus Statement entitled The Canadian Way – Accelerating Innovation and Improving Health System Performance, HEAL has issued a call to action, contending that an effective health system depends on enhanced collaboration among all levels of government. HEAL also expects the federal government to re-assert its legitimate and facilitative leadership role.

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