A physician assistant at Toronto’s Michael Garron Hospital has been named the best in Canada by the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants… more.
This year, more than 200,000 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer. Many end up at a hospital ER to deal with the side effects of chemo and radiation. A hospital in the U.S. and a clinic in Winnipeg say there’s a better way…more.
In celebration of National PA Day, Physician Assistants (PAs) are calling on governments across Canada to expand the role of PAs so that Canadians can benefit from better access to care and reduced wait times at a lower cost to the health system…more.
In two recent Conference Board reports, we detailed the role of PAs within health systems, reviewed the effectiveness literature on the impact of PAs, and provided an estimate of the value of increasing the use of PAs in Canada from a health system efficiency perspective…more.
November 27 is National Physician Assistant Day in Canada. The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) asks you to join us in celebrating Physician Assistants (PAs).
Working alongside physicians and other health professionals, Canada’s PAs are having a positive impact on the quality of care that Canadians are receiving. The integration of PAs into the public health system is cost-effective and has allowed patients to experience improved access to medical care and a reduction in wait times.
Please help us in acknowledging the many PAs practicing in various clinical settings across Canada and the positive impact they are making on Canadian health care.