Home Care’s Tommy Douglas Moment?
...in Ontario, home and community care represents only about 4 per cent of Ontario’s total healthcare spending... Unlike Medicare, which forms part of our identity as Canadians, home care never had its Tommy Douglas moment. Since publicly funded healthcare was launched in the 1950s, hospitals and physicians have been the focus of health system planning and funding. Home care has just always been with us... Read more here.
Call for Abstracts – Special Focus on Informatics in Nursing
The Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership invites abstract submissions for papers focused on issues of informatics in nursing. Abstracts must be submitted by September 4, 2015. More here.
Tom Closson, Mark Hundert and Chris Helyar
Re-focusing from Efficiency to Appropriateness: The Value of Understanding Variation in Healthcare (Video)
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