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As you know, COA delivers COA Dispatch direct to your inbox each Tuesday, briefing you on the latest industry news that impacts your practice. But we know you are busy and may have missed an important article or two. To that end, here's your monthly recap of the top five stories your peers accessed this month. For more articles, or to see what's trending now, visit the COA Dispatch news portal. To unsubscribe from this monthly recap, click here.


Report suggests knee meniscus surgery may be needless
The Globe and Mail
It starts with pain in the knee, followed by swelling so intense that a patient may have trouble bending or straightening the leg. A torn meniscus — the cartilage that cushions the knee joint — is a common knee injury in Canadians aged 45 to 65. But patients may be better off without the most common treatment: Surgery.
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Rare leg implant surgery gives P.E.I. woman new lease on life
CBC News
Lori MacInnis is feeling more like herself after she received a leg implant during a new and rare type of surgery. The 42-year-old Charlottetown woman travelled to Australia four months ago to have the surgery done. MacInnis lost the lower half of her leg in a motorcycle accident almost five years ago. Her leg was amputated below the knee.
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Untrained and unemployed: Medical schools churning out doctors who can't find residencies and full-time positions
National Post
Zerah Lurie is spending the next year as a highly educated, unpaid volunteer: his medical degree from one of Canada's most prestigious universities couldn't get him the training spot he needs to become a family doctor. Michael Brandt found a residency, but when he finished the five years of instruction to qualify as an ear, nose and throat specialist (ENT), he was unable to find a full-time job. And still hasn't four years later.
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Health authority weighs bids from three private clinics
Times Colonist
Island Health is evaluating proposals from three private clinics as it works toward contracting out up to 55,000 publicly funded day procedures over the next three to five years — the health authority's largest and longest contract yet to reduce wait times. Once the contract or contracts are awarded, Island Health could be the leader in using private clinics for publicly funded day surgeries in the province.
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Cité-de-la-Santé de Laval: feu vert aux chirurgies au privé
Journal de Montréal
Malgré un bloc opératoire rénové et agrandi, l'hôpital de Laval a reçu le feu vert du ministère de la Santé pour renouveler son entente pour pratiquer des chirurgies au privé. «C'est inacceptable ce genre de transfert. C'est absurde de sous-traiter au privé alors que les ressources sont là au public», déplore Dounia Kayal, membre de l'Association des médecins québécois pour un régime public.
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