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“The Internet and cloud computing will take health records off the mainframe for secure and unprecedented access to health stakeholders anywhere in the world.” One of the “Top 10 Healthcare Game Changers” Canada’s Emerging Health Innovations and Trends. See them here.

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“As an innovation evolves, it reaches a point when there is enough experience among enough informed people to step back and reflect broadly on the progress made . . . .” Dorothy Pringle introduces a status report on “Advance Practice Nursing.” This work funded by CHSRF, Health Canada and CIHR. Free to our readers.

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Dot: From the Editor-in-Chief. All editorial essays ever written by Dot Pringle for the Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership. In one volume. Buy the book here

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The best reading list covering eHealth in Canada. Ideas, Policies and Best practices for Smart Healthcare.

“Hospital execs are supposed to reduce the costs of their office, but there won’t be financial penalty for those who fail” Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan spokesperson Andrew Chornenky quoted here

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Breakfast with the Chiefs

Thursday, May, 5, 2011
Dr. Stephen Duckett, Professor in the Alberta School of Business and the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta.
Topic: Lessons from Alberta, the road less travelled
Location: University of Toronto, Health Sciences Building, Ground Floor, Room 106, 155 College Street
Sponsors: Accenture IBM
Register here

Stephen Duckett Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (Original Recipe)

Upcoming Speakers – Details and registration will be announced in this space soon or sign up for New Events Alerts to be the 1st to know

  • Dr. Robert Howard, President and CEO, St. Michael’s Hospital – June 2011
  • Dr. Robert Bell, Dr. Mary Ferguson-Paré and Sholom Glouberman – September 2011

Past Presentations can be found here.  All Audio and Video Presentations can be found here.

Conferences

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Events in Global Health at the University of North Carolina

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Transitions and Awards

  • Dr. Chris Eagle to permanent President and CEO of Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Gordon F. Stovel to the Board of Directors, Canada Foundation for Innovation, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Mark Roman to President and CEO, Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jim Ghadbane to Chief Technology Officer, Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Dr. Barry Rubin to Ontario MS Expert Advisory Group, Toronto, Ontario
  • Dr. Paul O’Connor to Ontario MS Expert Advisory Group, Toronto, Ontario
  • Dr. David Henry to Ontario MS Expert Advisory Group, Toronto, Ontario
  • Dr. Marcelo Kremenchutzky to Ontario MS Expert Advisory Group, Toronto, Ontario
  • Dr. Julian Spears to Ontario MS Expert Advisory Group, Toronto, Ontario
  • Dr. Liesly Lee to Ontario MS Expert Advisory Group, Toronto, Ontario
  • Dr. Andreas Laupacis to Ontario MS Expert Advisory Group, Toronto, Ontario
  • Dr. Michael E. Shannon to President of Medizone International, Inc. Stinson Beach, California
  • Dr. Dhun Noria to the Toronto Police Service Board, Toronto, Ontario

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Featured Careers

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