Health Care for People Approaching the End of Life: An Evidentiary Framework

December 16th, 2014

End-of-Life Health Care in Ontario: Report from Health Quality Ontario Click here to download the full PDF

Preventing Falls: From Evidence to Improvement in Canadian Health Care

November 6th, 2014

Falls among seniors (individuals 65 years and older) have become a significant health concern in Canada. Falls are experienced by more than one third of seniors and can have a devastating physical and psychological impact resulting in disability, chronic pain, loss of independence, reduced quality of life, and even death. Falls are the leading cause [...]

Learning from SARS – October 2003

October 21st, 2014

Renewal of Public Health in Canada A report of the National Advisory Committee on SARS and Public Health, October 2003 Click here to download the PDF

Special Report: The Push to Contain Ebola Virus

October 1st, 2014 Like other rare diseases, the development of vaccines and drugs to combat Ebola has been stymied by a lack of financial backing to move therapeutics through clinical trials. The patient populations weren’t large enough. That may change given the current crisis. The size of the Ebola problem is changing. It has come from [...]

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Mandate Letters 2014-2015

September 29th, 2014

Read the mandate letters Premier Wynne wrote to each Cabinet Minister, outlining the key priorities for their ministry. From this site - Updated: September 25, 2014 Aboriginal Affairs Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Attorney General Children and Youth Services Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade Community and Social Services Community Safety and Correctional Services Economic Development, Employment [...]

The Economic Impact of Canada’s Faculties of Medicine and Health Science Partners

September 18th, 2014

From the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) In June 2013, the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) retained Tripp Umbach to measure the economic impact of the 17 Canadian faculties of medicine on the individual provinces in which they are located and operate, as well as the nation as a [...]

Partnering with Healthcare Sector Leaders

August 26th, 2014

Partnering with healthcare sector leaders is one of the best ways for a brand to reach an already engaged and targeted audience; and a strategy that highly influences future purchase decisions based on that association. Today, social media allows you to work with smaller budgets and still have the ability to create major impact and value with a sector leader as your partner. And [...]

Longwoods publishes white papers

August 26th, 2014

Our readers have requested white papers, and so Longwoods has put together a new program. White papers are defined by Wikipedia as an authoritative report or guide helping readers understand an issue, solve a problem, or make a decision.[1] White papers are used in two main spheres: government and business-to-business marketing. They may be considered as grey literature. Longwoods White [...]

Twelve Business Development Activities

August 26th, 2014

Develop a network to your best prospects. Sit down and strategize. What meetings do I need to attend? What associations should I join? What articles/papers can I write? How do I get them into the public domain? Blogs, twitter, publishers, shows, conferences? There are one-of-a-kind individuals that are good at this. There are also team [...]

Family caregiving: What are the consequences?

August 22nd, 2014

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