Healthier Health Care
From: Early Intervention
This chapter is about
reducing the pressure on and cost of the existing system through the
scaling of evidence-based early intervention measures. The existing
health system is largely a traditional late-intervention one, as evidenced
in part by the fact that its largest area of expenditure is hospital services.
JAMES HUGHES lives in Montreal and has worked as a senior administrator in social services for more than fifteen years. He is the founding president of the Montreal non-profit Youth Employment Services and served as director general of the Old Brewery Mis