Ontario’s cardiologists encouraged by the new Ontario PC government’s “Olive Branch” regarding physician services agreement negotiations
Last week, barely one week after winning a massive majority government and even before the Premier-designate and Cabinet have been sworn-in, the new Ontario PC government expressed its desire to “reset the relationship between doctors and government”.
Today, on behalf of Ontario’s hard-working cardiologists, the OAC offered congratulations to Doug Ford and the Ontario PC party on their victory in the June 7th provincial election.
Legislative Assembly of Ontario
December 14, 2017
A coalition of Ontario doctors is stepping up its campaign to reject the tentative four-year agreement between the government and the Ontario Medical Association, charging the deal is vague and could result in cuts higher than the $200-million already laid out in it.
OAC President Dr. Jim Swan delivers remarks at Queen’s Park
There’s a misconception that when it comes to heart disease women aren’t affected as often as their male counterparts. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Fact is, heart disease and stroke kills more women than men each year in Canada, but 87% of women don’t identify it as their leading health risk.
2015 SCFEA Pre-Budget Consultations – Presented by:James Swan, President, Ontario Association of Cardiologists
On January 10, 2015, The Globe and Mail published a story regarding the status of health care negotiations in Ontario.
The story centres on a leaked email from the OAC President, Dr. Jim Swan, to cardiologists who have not yet joined the Ontario Association of Cardiologists.