False positive: private profit in Canada's health care: The Risks of For-Profit Community Care

With the sale of the Shouldice Clinic to a health care conglomerate it is useful to review some of the literature comparing for-profit hospitals to non-profit hospitals. The results show that: 1)      there is a higher risk of death in for-profit hospitals, http://www.cmaj.ca/content/166/11/1399.full : 2)      private for-profit hospitals result in higher payments for care than ...