October 2017

From Prescription Pad to Patient: Canada Must Close the Medication Gap

The Canadian healthcare system and all its stakeholders could usefully focus on one fundamental question – how do we close the medication gap?

October 2017

Not just another day…

Every day we can make a difference if only we can see where we are needed and address our own fears.

October 2017

Are Hospital Employees’ Work Experience and Patient Experience Related?

The more engaged employees are, the more positively they rate their hospital as a place to work, the more they trust their organization, the higher the perceived quality of patient ...

October 2017

The Case to Build “Un-Hospitals” in Ontario

What if one day, everyone became healthy and no one needed to visit any hospital? What if the population did not need so many hospital beds and the huge associated ...

September 2017

Bicycling on Sidewalks

As a general rule of thumb, it’s not a good idea to encourage bicycling on sidewalks. There are, of course, the occasional exceptions. This document will review the crash data, ...

July 2017

Strong Foundations: Tackling Healthcare’s Failure to Communicate

Canada’s healthcare journey needs to move beyond incremental improvements. Today’s urgent agenda is about creatin an environment of integrated healthcare that fully engages the patient as a partner in the ...

June 2017

The Secret to Innovation: Harnessing the Power of a Village

Canada has access to the best resources and top global experts who are inventing new ways to solve the world’s biggest problems. But to tackle some of our greatest healthcare ...

May 2017

Tell Me Again, and Again

Two important questions are on the minds of many Canadians. Will I continue to enjoy reasonably good health? Will I have enough money to live on until I don’t need ...

May 2017

Charter Martyr: Why Carolyn Strom’s Fate Matters to Healthcare

Canadian healthcare is an expensive morass of mediocrity, especially in the care of the elderly. It is the right and, some would argue, the duty of healthcare workers to call ...

May 2017

The March for Science: Should Health Leaders Stay Out of Politics?

Advocacy is one duty of health leaders, and in this case, leaders must advocate for a society that values science and objectivity. Science is what gives us the highly sought ...