Mackenzie Moir

Mackenzie Moir is a Junior Policy Analyst at the Fraser Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from York University and a Master of Science in Health Policy and Research from the University of Alberta. Mackenzie has extensive clinical experience and has provided direct care in general medicine, palliative care, cardiology, oncology, and neurology settings. In addition to several academic publications, Mackenzie’s commentaries have appeared in University Affairs and the Calgary Sun. Generally, his research focuses on health care system performance, patient choice, and health related quality of life.

Recent Research by Mackenzie Moir

— Dec 10, 2019
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Waiting Your Turn: Wait Times for Health Care in Canada, 2019 finds that the median wait time for medically necessary treatment in Canada this year was 20.9 weeks. This is the second-longest wait ever recorded by the Fraser Institute, which has been measuring wait times across Canada since 1993 when patients waited just 9.3 weeks. Among the provinces, Ontario had the shortest median wait time this year at 16.0 weeks, and Prince Edward Island recorded the longest wait time (49.3 weeks).

— Oct 3, 2019
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Comparing Performance of Universal Health Care Countries, 2019

Comparing Performance of Universal Health Care Countries, 2019 finds that despite spending more on health care than most other developed countries with universal coverage, Canada has a relatively short supply of doctors and hospital beds—and the longest wait times.