Primary Health Care in Canada — A Review of Systems

  • Richard MacLachlan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 29)


Primary health care in Canada is provided in most instances by physicians. Regional responsibility for health care coupled with fee-for-service government sponsored medical insurance creates an accounting and data processing task ideally suited to computerization. Other uses of the systems are presented and anticipated directions for future growth are outlined.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard MacLachlan
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  1. 1.Department of Family MedicineDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada

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