Archive for September, 2011 Vol. 8 No. 20, September 28, 2011

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Fact and Stats Majority of the public go online for healthcare information: 60% of U.S adults have done so in the last month, and the number of those who do so often have increased, according to a recent poll conducted by Harris Interactive. For the poll, researchers interviewed 1,019 U.S. adults by telephone between August [...]

Longwoods eLetter September 27, 2011 – What do patients want?

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Quote “. . . increases in life expectancies have been going on for over a century. Didn’t anyone at Manufacturers’ notice this . . .” Robert G. Evans in  Hancocked Essay Desperately Seeking New Graduates with Specialized Expertise Dot Pringle Off the Cuff Ontario Election Platforms: Healthcare From the law firm Fasken Martineau here is [...]

Applying PHIPA and FIPPA to Personal Health Information: Guidance for Hospitals

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Applying PHIPA and FIPPA to Personal Health Information: Guidance for Hospitals. From Dr. Ann Cavoukian The Information and Privacy Commissioner. Download the PDF by clicking here

“What Do Patients Want? A Critical Look at Healthcare Delivery in Canada”

Monday, September 26th, 2011

“What Do Patients Want? A Critical Look at Healthcare Delivery in Canada” Transcript of a Presentation made at Breakfast with the Chiefs Tuesday, September 15, 2009 – Toronto, ON University of Toronto, Health Sciences Building, Room 610, 155 College Street, Toronto, ON Speaker: André Picard, Journalist, The Globe and Mail ————————————————— © Note to [...]

IBM – Healthcare 2015: Win-win or lose-lose

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

From IBM: Healthcare 2015 paints a portrait of what the global healthcare industry could look like a decade from now. Transformation – the future lifeblood of the healthcare system It is no secret. Healthcare is in crisis – high costs, poor or inconsistent quality, and inaccessibility are potentially catastrophic. Just how bad is the situation? [...]

HRResources Vol.4 No.19 | September 22, 2011

Thursday, September 22nd, 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.19 | September 22, 2011 The HR Resources Newsletter is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from:  Recruiters: Post Nurse [...]

Two Decades Of Citizen & Patient Engagement

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Two Decades Of Citizen & Patient Engagement LOOKING BACK Matthew Mendelsohn THE FUTURE Will Falk Click here to download the entire PDF

Longwoods eLetter September 20, 2011 – Hospital Errors… more than you thought!

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Quote “. . . almost two-thirds of nursing faculty are 45 to 60 years old and likely to retire within 15 years.” Heather Cathro writes about Pursuing Graduate Studies in Nursing Education: Driving and Restraining Forces Essays Hospital Errors Ten Times More Common Than Thought? By Chris Fleming Off the Cuff When more means less [...] Vol. 8 No. 19, September 14, 2011

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

FACTS AND STATS About 75% of workers at U.S. healthcare provider organizations use social media tools for professional purposes, according to a survey by Frost & Sullivan and the Institute for Health Technology Transformation. The survey was conducted between April and May 2011. The researchers interviewed 63 individuals working at different healthcare provider institutions. Of [...]

Longwoods eLetter September 13, 2011

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Quote “Once the body gets used to a diet it adjusts and weight loss stops, leading to frustration on the part of the dieter. Inevitably most people will go back to their old eating habits, but with the body’s metabolism slowed down, they gain even more weight than before. And that’s your yoyo effect,” Dr. [...]