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Alberta Health Minister Gene Zwozdesky
David J. Climenhaga | Forget five-year plans! What Alberta really needs is a return to health regions, a structure that sensibly balances economies of scale with unique regional needs.
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Timeline of Alberta ER crisis
David J. Climenhaga | Can Alberta's Conservatives really be so vindictive they'd go after a high-profile critic's medical license?
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Stephen Duckett
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Health Services CEO Stephen Duckett may have been the one fired Wednesday, but Premier Ed Stelmach has been politically wounded too.
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Sheila Weatherill
David J. Climenhaga | What would be wrong with finding an AHS CEO a little more simpatico with the cautious and practical worldview of Health Minister Gene Zwozdesky?
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David J. Climenhaga | In one way, it would be odd if such a trivial matter were to precipitate the return to Australia of crusty chief executive Stephen Duckett. In another, it would be entirely appropriate.
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Alberta Health Minister Gene Zwozdesky
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's health minister avoids tough decisions. The trouble is, a tough decision on long-term-care beds is needed.
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David J. Climenhaga | The private surgical clinic fiasco illustrates two things: health care belongs in the public sector and the Wildrose Alliance's intentions for health.
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David J. Climenhaga | Danielle Smith's campaign to bail out a bankrupt private surgical clinic is her first major blunder since becoming Wildrose Alliance leader.
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David J. Climenhaga | Why does the market fundamentalist Wildrose Alliance want to use Alberta taxpayers' dough to bail out a bankrupt private health company?
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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's best-read blogger -- Alberta Health Services CEO Stephen Duckett -- gets it off his chest about the media.
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AHS CEO Stephen Duckett
David J. Climenhaga | After a grim year of failure, Alberta's overpaid public health care executives are now collecting their performance bonuses.
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AHS CEO Stephen Duckett
David J. Climenhaga | Controversial Alberta Health Services CEO continues to act as a lightning rod for Albertans.