External Market Analysis
The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care is influenced by a number of external factors, including political, economical, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) changes in the external environment.
There is growing political pressure and focus on heath care authorities across provinces. Ontario government’s health care cost currently stands at 42% of the total program spending and this is projected to rise to 50% if health care costs continue to grow faster than other areas of government spending. Ontario has a decentralized health system following the establishment of the Local Health Networks (LHINs) and their legislative authority (World Health ...