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Putting the patient first and the system second: Bacchus Barua on how to fix hospital funding

A man walks past the emergency department of a hospital in Montreal, Monday, July 10, 2023. Christinne Muschi/The Canadian Press.

This special episode of Hub Dialogues features the runner-up of this year’s Hunter Prize for Public Policy Bacchus Barua, the director of the Fraser Institute’s Centre for Health Policy Studies, about his submission entitled, “The DRG Domino Effect: From Hospital Remuneration to Healthcare Reform.” You can read Barua’s submission and article outlining his proposal here.

You can listen to this episode of Hub Dialogues on Acast, Amazon, Apple, Google, and Spotify. The episodes are generously supported by The Ira Gluskin And Maxine Granovsky Gluskin Charitable Foundation and The Linda Frum & Howard Sokolowski Charitable Foundation.

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