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Thursday, July 29th, 2010
HR Resources Newsletter July 29, 2010

Longwoods Publishing presents the HR Resources Newsletter – access to: a database of best practices; Longwoods recruitment sites; key employer recruitment portals; a history of leadership transitions and appointments; current employment opportunities and more. Vol.3 No.16 | July 29, 2010 The HR Resources Newsletter is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from: Essay Fired [...]

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Wednesday, July 28th, 2010
Longwoods eLetter July 28, 2010

Definition* Neck Circumference: 1. significantly correlated with indices of adiposity and can reliably identify children with high BMI. Neck Circumference is a simple technique that has good interrater reliability and could be used to screen for overweight and obesity in children. Details. Essays Disruptive Innovation: Patient/Family-Focused Care by Ted Ball Off the Cuff Case Studies  [...]

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Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
eHealthRecord.info July 21, 2010

Vol.7 No.15 | July 21, 2010 FACTS and STATS Individuals who e-mailed their physicians experienced better outcomes on management of two chronic diseases than people who did not e-mail, according to a new study of Kaiser Permanente patients, published in the July edition of Health Affairs. The study examined 35,423 Kaiser patients in Southern California [...]

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Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
Longwoods eLetter July 20, 2010

Definition* Delayering: Removal of layers of management deemed unnecessary; intended to increase the speed of decision making and improve responsiveness to customers/patients. Essays From ehealth to mhealth: Celebrating the mobile phone at 5 billion by Neil Seeman. The next time a vendor proposes any tool to improve healthcare, ask her about its applicability for the [...]

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Friday, July 16th, 2010
HR Resources Newsletter July 15, 2010

Longwoods Publishing presents the HR Resources Newsletter – access to: a database of best practices; Longwoods recruitment sites; key employer recruitment portals; a history of leadership transitions and appointments; current employment opportunities and more. Vol.3 No.14 | July 15, 2010 The HR Resources Newsletter is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from:   Essay [...]

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Wednesday, July 14th, 2010
Hospitals and Boards of Public Health Salary Disclosure 2010

Public Sector – Ontario -  (Disclosure for 2009) Hospitals and Boards of Public Health Click here to download the PDF

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Tuesday, July 13th, 2010
Longwoods eLetter July 13, 2010

Definition* Consumer/patient: in some cases when people talk of consumers/patients they are talking about person as consumer, an aggregated commodity item with little individuality other than that expressed as (for example) in-patient/out-patient. However there is a trend to individualize the concept. Instead of generating broad demographic profiles and psycho-graphic profiles of market segments, healthcare policy [...]

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Monday, July 12th, 2010
Implementing Interprofessional Care in Ontario

Final Report of the Interprofessional Care Strategic Implementation Committee HealthForceOntario, May 2010 Download the PDF here

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Tuesday, July 6th, 2010
Longwoods eLetter July 6, 2010

Definition* Brand Equity: Quality of a branded organization, service or product that is recognized favourably by clients and patients; can allow management to leverage their strength in managing relationships with patients, clients, suppliers, employees, policy managers and payers. Essay New Brunswick’s E-health Strategy and the Evolution of Regionalization: an outsiders perspective by Patrick Powers Off [...]

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Monday, July 5th, 2010
Trends Affecting Hospitals and Health Systems from the American Hospital Association. As of July 4, 2010.

Chartbook Chartbook is now a web-based publication allowing AHA to update charts as new data become available. Please check individual chapters for newly updated charts. These documents are linked directly to the web site of the American Hospital Association. Table of Contents Chapter 1: Trends in the Overall Health Care Market Chapter 2: Organizational Trends [...]

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