Laggard to leader—how Saskatchewan shortened wait times

In 2008 Saskatchewan had the dubious distinction of being the province with the longest wait times for medically necessary treatment in Canada. While the national average wait for treatment after seeing a GP was an abysmal 17.3 weeks, the wait in Saskatchewan was almost 29 weeks.However, in 2015, with a median wait time of 13.6 weeks, Saskatchewan ranked as the Canadian province with the shortest wait times for treatment.How did this province, which trailed every other Canadian province as recently as 2008, manage to become a model for success?The answer is simple. By doing things differently.In 2010, the provincial government

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