Archive for January, 2011

HR Resources Vol.4 No.1 | January 27, 2011

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

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.4 No.1 | January 27, 2011 The HR Resources Newsletter is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from: Visit Jobs.Longwoods.com for [...]

Longwoods eLetter January 25, 2011

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Quote “We . . . diminish the human rights of our own citizens.” from A Reflection by Anton Hart Essays Listening to Jared Loughner by Mary Seeman and Neil Seeman The TSX Gives a Short Course in Health Economics: It’s the Prices, Stupid! By Robert G. Evans Off the Cuff Federal MPs Terence Young, Ujjal [...]

ehealthrecord.info Vol. 8 No. 2, January 19, 2011

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Fact and Stats A new study shows that 42% of US adults with a primary care physician spent more time researching the latest electronic gadget or gift for a friend than selecting their primary care doctor. And these numbers were even higher for respondents under age 55. Yet, these adults also say they wish they [...]

Longwoods eLetter January 18, 2011

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Quote “Sarah Palin is (Half) Right about Obesity Policy”. Neil Seeman tells us why here. Essay The Ugly Australian by Steven Lewis Off the Cuff Self-Reported Medical Errors in Seven Countries: Implications for Canada Deadly Medicine by Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele. Prescription drugs kill some 200,000 Americans every year. Will that number [...]

HR Resources Newsletter Vol.4 No.1 | January 13, 2010

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

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.4 No.1 | January 13, 2011 The HR Resources Newsletter is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from: Visit Jobs.Longwoods.com for [...]

Longwoods eLetter January 11, 2011

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Quote “I’m sorry” doesn’t cut it.  A note from Anton Hart Essay Steven Lewis on Baseball [Memo to Steven. Blue Jays Grapefruit League tickets went on sale yesterday.] Off the Cuff The campaign for vindication by Stephen Duckett, fired head of Alberta’s province-wide health super board, dramatically entered a new phase New Year’s Eve with [...]

ehealthrecord.info Vol. 8 No. 1, January 5, 2011

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Fact and Stats A new study, published in the journal American Journal of Managed Care, has revealed that it is no sure bet that hospitals who move to electronic health records (EHR) will improve medical care in these facilities. The study was carried out by researchers at RAND, a non-profit research organization and focused on [...]

Longwoods eLetter January 4, 2011

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

January 4, 2011 Essay “Nurse” vs. “Doctor” by Neil Seeman Off the Cuff Quick facts from Health Care in Canada 2010 (taken from the CIHI website) – food for thought by pundits, analysts, commentators, and critics More than 3,600 therapeutic knee arthroscopies were carried out in hospitals across Canada in 2008–2009, despite research suggesting that [...]