A physician from Winkler is the only rural doctor appointed to this committee. A Winkler physician is the only rural doctor on a committee that will improve health care in this province. Dr. Don Klassen has been appointed to the Manitoba patient access network steering committee. Klassen says rather than the current focus of hiring more doctors and nurses, they will look at using resources more effectively. He adds the committee is focused on systemwide changes that can be implemented over time to improve the way health care is managed in the province.