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Health Columnist: September 2013 Archives

Our Health Columnist On Province's "New" Health Plan

Posted by Elke Semerad

Health minister Ted Flemming has a five-year plan to improve the healthcare system, that should increase care quality without costing more. Mike Simon is a family physician in Millidgeville.

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Our Health Columnist On Surgery Vs. Stent

Posted by Elke Semerad

Doctors have been able to avoid bypass surgery by using stents to open up arterial blockages. But, a new study suggests bypass surgery may be a better option for some patients. Dr Mike Simon runs a family practice in Millidgeville.

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Our Health Columnist On Quarterback Care At Hospitals

Posted by Elke Semerad

CEO of Horizon Health agrees changes to the healthcare system have made it more difficult to stay connected with the needs of patients and families. Dr. Mike Simon responds.

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