Archive for February, 2011

HR Resources Newsletter Vol.4 No.4 | February 24, 2010

Thursday, February 24th, 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.3 | February 24, 2011 The HR Resources Newsletter is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from: Recruiters: Post Nurse [...]

Longwoods eLetter February 22, 2011

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Quote “Are we putting too many frail elderly into LTC homes rather than using other community options?” Questions for Jeff Lozon and Christina Bisanz from unidentified Chiefs. Essay The Undisciplined Economist: Pharaoh and the Prospects for Productivity in HHR by Robert G. Evans, Morris L. Barer and David G. Schneider Off the Cuff Thirty Questions [...]

ehealthrecord.info Vol. 8 No. 4, February 16, 2011

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Fact and Stats Most parents prefer electronic forms over paper forms when filling out medical information about their children, according to a study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. For the study, researchers followed 180 parents of children who were being treated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in the Boston area. Parents were [...]

Longwoods eLetter February 15, 2011

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Quote “With two-thirds of the population now overweight or obese, we must accept that primary prevention has failed, the obesity horses are out of the barn, there is no longer any point in locking the doors.” Arya M. Sharma, MD Essays ” …it is well known that physicians, even seasoned ones, often make derogatory remarks [...]

HR Resources Newsletter Vol.4 No.3 | February 10, 2010

Thursday, February 10th, 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. The HR Resources Newsletter is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from: Visit Jobs.Longwoods.com for our most recent job postings or [...]

Longwoods eLetter February 8, 2011

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Quote “Never design anything that depends only on you for its success, for to do so ensures its ultimate failure.” – Eric S. Holmboe from the book Lessons Learned in Changing Healthcare… and how we learned them … Essays Oxycontin: The Hidden Epidemic … every doctor, nurse, pharmacist and all who work with people in [...]

What the CIA publicly reports about Canada and health related issues (an arbitrary selection on our part)

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Introduction: CANADA Background: . . .Canada faces the political challenges of meeting public demands for quality improvements in health care, and education, social services. . . Environment – current issues: air pollution and resulting acid rain severely affecting lakes and damaging forests; metal smelting, coal-burning utilities, and vehicle emissions impacting on agricultural and forest productivity; [...]

ehealthrecord.info Vol. 8 No. 3, February 2, 2011

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Fact and Stats Looking up health information is the third most common online activity among U.S. Internet users, with eight out of 10 Internet users reporting doing so, according to a new report, the result of a collaboration between the Pew Internet Project and the California HealthCare Foundation. Among Internet users who go online for [...]

Longwoods eLetter February 1, 2011

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Quote Very few – if any – of us are satisfied with the current state of children’s health.” Mary Jo Haddad in The Editor’s Letter of the first issue of Child Health in Canada Essays The public is concerned over the safety of vaccines for children. If such fears translate into avoidance of vaccines, the [...]