Ross Sutherland

Ross Sutherland is a registered nurse and holds a master’s degree in political economy from Carleton University.

  • False Positive

    Private Profit in Canada’s Medical Laboratories

    By Ross Sutherland     February 2011

    When your doctor takes a blood sample for analysis, where does it go? Does it find its way to your local, publicly owned hospital? Does it take a longer journey to a private, for-profit lab in the next city? Chances are, you’ve never given it a lot of thought. In this daring exposé of the laboratory system, Sutherland investigates its historical and contemporary development in Canada and argues that the landscape has been heavily influenced by the private, for-profit companies – to the detriment of the public health care system.

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