Archive for July, 2011

Wednesday, July 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.15 | July 28, 2011 The HR Resources Newsletter is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from:  Recruiters: Post Nurse [...]

Longwoods eLetter July 26, 2011

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Quote “Will Radiologists Become Redundant Ever?” By Sumer Sethi Essays “So, reader,” wrote Montaigne in 1580 in the preface to his first volume of Essays, “I am myself the substance of my book, and there is no reason why you should waste your leisure on so frivolous and unrewarding a subject.” Check out this Essay [...]

Tell us what and where.

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

The first three correct answers get free online access to all of Longwoods journals for a year. Email us here.

eHealthRecord.info Vol. 8 No. 15, July 20, 2011

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Vol. 8 No. 15, July 20, 2011 Fact and Stats Forty-three percent of young American adults are likely to correspond with medical professionals through email, while 38% are likely to schedule appointments online, according to a survey conducted online in the United States by Harris Interactive® on behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians [...]

Longwoods eLetter July 19, 2011

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Quote “Mr. Speaker, as I said before, we are looking forward to working with the provinces and territories to renew the health accord and to continue to address the area of wait times, as an example, while respecting the fact that health care is delivered by and is under the jurisdiction of the provinces.  Our [...]

From Hansard – Hon. Leona Aglukkaq (Minister of Health)

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

From Hansard: Health . June 6, 2011: Ms. Libby Davies (Vancouver East, NDP): Mr. Speaker, the Health Council of Canada released its 2011 progress report and the conclusion is very clear. The government failed to make progress because it failed to show leadership. Conservatives stalled altogether on a cost-saving national prescription drug program, failing Canadians [...]

Hospital Hell (Part One)

Monday, July 18th, 2011

From the Blog, Downing’s Views, Sunday, July 3, 2011 HOSPITAL HELL (PART ONE) AN ENDLESS SEA OF MISERY I was carried into the first of four hospitals on, appropriately, April Fool’s Day. The joke was on me. From health to death’s door in two days. And for the first time since May, 1957, I haven’t [...]

HR Resources Newsletter Vol.4 No.14 | July 14, 2011

Thursday, July 14th, 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:  Recruiters: Post Nurse Jobs at no charge. Advertise free [...]

Longwoods eLetter July 12, 2011

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Quote “Radiologists’ incomes are now more than double the average physician’s income. Is this how policy makers intended to spend their scarce resources?” Will Falk looks at a broken fiscal balance in the system. Essays LHINS at 5 years -  Nan Brooks responds to John Ronson Off the Cuff Clostridium Difficile Resources More hospitals look [...]

More hospitals look to nocturnists to enhance patient care at night, on weekends

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Dr. David Sellers ends his shifts when most physicians have their morning coffee. A nocturnist at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, he’s on the hospital floor all night, ready to handle patient problems that go beyond the expertise of a nurse. Nights and weekends can be dangerous times for patients, according to multiple studies. [...]