Archive for November, 2010

Longwoods eLetter November 30, 2010

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Quote “While good leaders recognize the need to foster and develop emerging leaders, they also never forget that they too were once new and likely viewed as a “pain in the neck” by someone as they were finding their way.” Lynn Nagle wonders if position and title automatically endow individuals with leadership characteristics Essay The [...]

ehealthrecord.info Vol. 7 No. 24, November 24, 2010

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Fact and Stats Thirty-four percent of US hospitals report that they can meet five to nine core objectives for Stage 1 of the “meaningful use” incentive payment program, according to a new HIMSS Analytics survey. Under Stage 1 of the meaningful use program, hospitals need to meet 14 core objectives, such as using CPOE for [...]

Longwoods eLetter November 23, 2010

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Quote “Canada will champion a major initiative to improve the health of women and children in the world’s most vulnerable regions.” Stephen Harper at Davos, January  28, 2010. Read this in context of Canada’s vulnerable populations. Essay The Spinoff (Part 2) – Anti-Innovation Awards by Neil Seeman Off the Cuff Tales from the back room: [...]

HR Resources Newsletter Vol.3 No.23 | November 18, 2010

Thursday, November 18th, 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.23 | November 18, 2010 The HR Resources Newsletter is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from: Visit Jobs.Longwoods.com for [...]

Longwoods eLetter November 16, 2010

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

November 16, 2010 Quote “Presenteeism is the opposite of absenteeism. In contrast to absenteeism, when employees are absent from work, presenteeism discusses the problems faced when employees come to work in spite of illness, which can have similar negative repercussions on business performance”. More. Essay The blue-collar blues has been replaced by an even louder [...]

How to Get Published: Tip #2

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Targeting the Right Journal for Your Work Most of you probably know that Longwoods publishes several journals. In fact, there are six all together. Three are focused on aspects of health policy and health services research. Healthcare Quarterly is a journal of leading practice. HealthcarePapers is a forum for examining new policy initiatives. Healthcare Policy [...]

Speech delivered by the Hon. Deb Matthews, MOHLTC – 11/10/10

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Ontario Hospital Association HealthAchieve Conference, Nov 10, 2010, 11 a.m. Speech delivered by the Hon. Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario Canada Speech delivered by the Hon. Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario Canada Ontario Hospital Association HealthAchieve Conference, Nov 10, 2010, 11 a.m. Good morning. My goodness, there [...]

eHealthRecord.info Vol. 7 No. 23, November 10, 2010

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Fact and Stats An electronic message sent to physicians the moment they ordered a blood test for elderly patients reduced unnecessary use of the test that is often false-positive for the elderly, according to a paper published in the November edition of American Journal of Managed Care. The D-dimer test, combined with a clinical risking [...]

Longwoods eLetter November 9, 2010

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Quote “They fight like soldiers, they die like children.” Lieutenant -General Roméo Dallaire – book title. Dallaire is the keynote speaker at Wednesday morning’s plenary meeting at HealthAchieve. Two thousand people are expected to attend. And see his website at zeroforce.org Essay Healthcare’s Unwinnable War against ‘Screen Time’ by Neil Seeman Off the Cuff Leading [...]

HR Resources Vol.3 No.22 | November 4, 2010

Thursday, November 4th, 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.22 | November 4, 2010 The HR Resources Newsletter is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from: Visit Jobs.Longwoods.com for [...]