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Doctor pay should be fair for all: Eric Hoskins

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
How can we improve health care so that it better serves patients? As Ontario's minister of health and long-term care, that's the question I ask myself every day.

Top doctors, health critics blast Health Minister Eric Hoskins for stem cell transplant crisis

Toronto Star - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Health minister Eric Hoskins drew heat from fellow doctors and political peers on Wednesday over Ontario's stem cell transplant crisis, which has seen under-funded hospital programs rationing life-saving treatment as patients are dying on unacceptably ...
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Time for Health Minister Eric Hoskins to resign

Toronto Sun - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
We have no other health insurance in Ontario. What do I tell patients when this government will not fund life-saving treatment? The day before Saturday's rally, Health Minister Eric Hoskins held a press conference where he vilified physicians. This is ...

Eric Hoskins' quiet campaign for pharmacare: Hepburn

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
“We've seen multiple studies now that have demonstrated that a national pharmacare program makes sense - it makes sense financially, it makes sense in terms of health-care outcomes and it makes sense in terms of equity,” Hoskins said in an email.

Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care (Postmedia Network)

London Free Press - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Ontario's health minister vowed Tuesday to remove bureaucratic barriers of the sort that cost a St. Marys woman a chance at beating cancer.
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Reevely: Health Ministry and Ontario's doctors don't even agree on what they don't agree on

Ottawa Citizen - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Health Minister Eric Hoskins is trying to limit what the province spends on doctors' fees, both by cutting the prices of some procedures that technology has made easier and - much more importantly - by putting a cap on the total billings of all ...
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Ontario Acting on Expert Report for Scarborough and Durham Health Care

Government of Ontario News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Today, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, supported the implementation of recommendations from the final report of the Scarborough/West Durham Panel related to hospital governance, service delivery and planning to give patients ...
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Dispute with doctors not quite 1986 deja vu

The Kingston Whig-Standard - ‎May 2, 2016‎
When Dr. Eric Hoskins was first appointed Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, as seen in this file photo at his swearing-in ceremony on June 24, 2014, there was much to cheer about.

Honoraires : Eric Hoskins demande aux médecins de reprendre les négociations - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Le ministre de la Santé de l'Ontario, Eric Hoskins, presse l'Ontario Medical Association (OMA) de revenir à la table des négociations accusant l'organisation qui représente des médecins de la province de refuser de discuter d'une nouvelle entente sur ...

Other hospitals' progress 'positive' sign for Windsor's mega-hospital plan

Windsor Star - ‎12 hours ago‎
And last week, Health Minister Eric Hoskins gave his blessing and $5 million per hospital for the Stage 1 planning to begin for new hospitals in Scarborough and nearby Durham.

The Spectator's View: Nasty tactics in physician pay dispute

Hamilton Spectator - ‎21 hours ago‎
Health Minister Eric Hoskins unwisely chose to single out 500 doctors who bill OHIP more than $1 million yearly. He didn't add any context to that number, which is unfair.
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More suicide attempts as emergency continues in Attawapiskat

Ottawa Citizen - ‎15 hours ago‎
Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett visited Attawapiskat last month, as did Ontario's Health Minister Eric Hoskins and Child and Youth Minister Tracy MacCharles, along with Assembly of First Nations head Perry Bellegarde. The federal ...

Victim of doctor sex abuse outraged over treatment at College of Physicians and Surgeons

Toronto Star - ‎May 4, 2016‎
It increased the pressure on Health Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins to revamp the province's Regulated Health Professions Act, enacted in 1994, which currently allows doctors who grope to avoid losing their licences by leaving that decision to the discretion ...
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What's the problem with high-billing docs?

Peterborough Examiner - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The contract battle between Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins and the province's doctors took a tawdry turn when Hoskins recently declared -- implying something nefarious was afoot -- that certain doctors were charging taxpayers boatloads of money ...

Ontario teen who died waiting for stem cell transplant begged government to cut wait list - ‎May 3, 2016‎
WATCH ABOVE: A Burlington family says Ontario's health system failed their daughter, which cost her life. Before she died of leukemia, 18-year-old Laura Hillier spoke out from her hospital bed with a heartbreaking message.
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A 'no-brainer': boys in Ontario to soon receive free HPV vaccine - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
"It's been an equity issue that we provide this cancer preventing vaccine not just to girls, but to boys as well," said Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Eric Hoskins at a Thursday announcement at the Toronto General Hospital . "The science and ...

YMCA says it will be “relentless” in getting Bridletowne Neighbourhood Centre built in Scarborough - ‎May 4, 2016‎
For years, the YMCA of Greater Toronto, The Scarborough Hospital, and other partners have waited for funds to build the Bridletowne Neighbourhood Centre.

Hospital merger part of our changing health-care landscape - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The hospital sent out a release calling Health Minister Eric Hoskins' announcement “very disappointing.” And if you're a resident of Pickering or Ajax one cannot blame you for feeling the same way.
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Family laments delays in potentially life-saving treatments

London Free Press - ‎May 2, 2016‎
With the relapse, Ontario's Health Ministry nixed its pledge to pay for the $500,000 surgery, using grounds that were only undone this past weekend by Health Minister Eric Hoskins - too late to save Sharon Shamblaw. “My mother fought so fricken hard ...
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Province expands Healthy Smiles Ontario program that provides dental services to children of low-income families - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The government's expanded Healthy Smiles Ontario program is aimed at enhancing children's overall health, Ontario Health Minister Dr.