Bluntly stated, we are failing to deliver care reliably and affordably to all those who could benefit
Jul 17, 2017
As people age, every effort should be made to keep them in the community and the care we do provide should be a lot more respectful
Jul 11, 2017
Elizabeth Wettlaufer killed at least eight nursing-home residents without detection. What other forms of abuse are going unnoticed?
Jul 04, 2017
André Picard looks at one of medicine’s most significant advances, and the researchers who chose
Jul 03, 2017
Alcohol is too often portrayed a good, harmless fun, but it kills more than 5,000 people annually, year in and year out.
Jun 27, 2017
Group advises users to avoid breath-holding, suggests alternatives to smoking
Jun 23, 2017
Ancient diseases are making a comeback and becoming more deadly and the reality is that the efficacy of antibiotics is deteriorating quickly
Jun 20, 2017
The purpose of medicare is to ensure that no one is denied medically necessary care due to an inability to pay. But we have done a terrible job of defining what ‘medically necessary’ means.
Jun 12, 2017
Representatives of charitable groups and governments pledge $1.2-billion over three years
Jun 12, 2017
Despite some progress, Indigenous children are still being denied care and services in a discriminatory fashion
Jun 06, 2017
André Picard is a health reporter and columnist at The Globe and Mail, where he has been a staff writer since 1987. He is also the author of three bestselling books.
André has received much acclaim for his writing. He is an eight-time nominee for the National Newspaper Awards, Canada's top journalism prize, and past winner of prestigious Michener Award for Meritorious Public Service Journalism.
André has also been honoured for his dedication to improving healthcare. He was named Canada's first "Public Health Hero" by the Canadian Public Health Association and as a "Champion of Mental Health" by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health. His work has been recognized by a number of other consumer groups, including the Alzheimer Society of Canada, the Canadian Hearing Society, Safe Kids Canada, and the Campaign to Control Cancer.
André lives in Montréal.