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ISBN: 9781459408777-06

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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

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