Peter St. Onge explains how government-sector healthcare in Canada is aging, lower-quality, and generally behind the times. After all, in Canada, as everywhere else, you get what you pay for. But when healthcare is controlled by bureaucrats, much of every dollar spent on "healthcare" is really going to pay for something else.
A new world of medical entrepreneurship is growing. Concierge and cash-only practices, walk-in cash clinics, medical tourism, and cost-sharing plans are just a few of the ways free-market approaches are changing the landscape. Our expert speakers will discuss several of these developments, and more.
Recorded in Salem, New Hampshire, on June 17, 2021.
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