10 Feb 2016

Minimum revenue: Le Journal de Québec

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In 2016, Le Journal de Québec published an article in it’s Actualité Politique section about Quebec’s prime minister Philippe Couillard’s suggestion of the implementation of a guaranteed minimum revenue. Amélie Quesnel-Vallée was asked to comment on this possible important transformation for Quebec citizens. Excerpt: «C’est une des rares idées qui pourrait rassembler la gauche et la droite. On […]

10 Sep 2015

Eldercare challenge in Quebec: Montreal Gazette

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In 2015, the Montreal Gazette published an article regarding Quebec’s growing number of seniors and the challenge it entails for the province’s health care system. Amélie Quesnel-Vallée was asked to comment on the current situation. Excerpt: “If we keep doing things the way we’re doing them now, we won’t be ready,” “Right now, we’re putting […]

29 Jun 2015

Les années lumières: Interview Radio-Canada

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Amélies Quesnel-Vallée was interviewed on Radio-Canada’s show Les années lumières for their episode Homo sapiens aegri: Notre espèce malade du diabète. During the episode she describes Canada’s current health threats and the role of structural factors on individual health.   Access the episode

10 Oct 2013

«La santé n’est pas qu’une question de choix individuels»: Le Devoir

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In 2013, Guillaume Lamy published the book C’est encore faux! 50 idées déconstruites par des spécialistes. Amélie Quesnel-Vallée is one of the specialists referred to in the book under the category related to health. Le Devoir published a positive review of the book and refers to one of Amélie Quesnel-Vallée’s comments. Excerpt: «Non, la santé […]

25 May 2013

Doctors from public to private: Le Devoir

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In 2014, Le Devoir published an article about the number of doctors that were leaving Quebec’s public system to practice in the public system. Specialists such as Amélie Quesnel-Vallée weighed in to describe the reality of the situation. Excerpt: « Le nombre de médecins spécialistes non participants est stable depuis quelques années, soit autour de 75 […]

4 May 2013

Parent’s education and the risk of depression in early adulthood

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Selected media coverage of research from Quesnel-Vallée, Park and Fuhrer regarding parents’ education and the risk of major depression in early adulthood. The study found that children with mothers who did not complete high school are twice as likely to experience depression in early adulthood as those born to women who obtained a high school […]

5 Feb 2013

Delisting Medical Imaging in Quebec [Video]

  Amélie Quesnel-Vallée outlined how medical imaging came to be delisted in Quebec, its impact in developing private insurance systems, its potential threat to health equity and its future direction at the Pan-Canadian Health Reform Analysis Network in 2013.    

15 Sep 2012

Private sector in Quebec: Le Devoir

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In 2012, Le Devoir published an article about the private sector’s role in Quebec’s health care system. Amélie Quesnel-Vallée explained the private sector’s growth in Quebec over the past few years. Excerpt: « Par exemple, dans certaines provinces, un médecin non participant ne peut pas facturer plus que le prix fixé par l’organisme réglementaire. C’est le […]

1 Sep 2012

Comparative Health Policy Analysis

Amélie Quesnel-Vallée shared her thoughts about the value of comparative health policy with the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research in 2012.  

12 Sep 2011

Accorder plus de place au privé dans notre système de santé : Télé-Québec

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Amélie Quesnel-Vallée was an invited on Télé-Québec’s show Huis Clos hosted by Claire Lamarche in 2011. She acted as an expert during a debate regarding the place of private institutions in Quebec’s health care system.  Access the full episode