Archive for October, 2011 Vol. 8 No. 22, October 26, 2011

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Fact and Stats New British research has found that more than 4% of electronic prescriptions written by general practitioners contain errors. Researchers from Reading University in UK have been studying prescription data from 15 general practices over the past 18 months and are on the verge of publishing the results. Lead researcher, Dr. Rachel Howard, [...]

Longwoods eLetter October 25, 2011 – Save money with Duct Tape

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Quote “In a more integrated system of care delivery, it is possible to both save money and increase the quality of care at the same time.” Neena Chappell, University of Victoria’s Canada Research Chair in Social Gerontology Essays Are Integrated Healthcare Organizations Right For Ontario? A brief for the minister of Health and Longterm Care [...]

The 7 Things Your Health Insurance Customers Are Not Telling You

Monday, October 24th, 2011

And What to Do About Them Overview Build a fortified customer service position now? Or wait to be overtaken by the impending seismic shift in power to the consumer? That’s the stark question US health insurers now face, with only one viable answer. This report, based on recent Accenture research, uncovers seven surprising trends in [...]

Hospitals and Boards of Public Health Salary Disclosure Ontario 2010

Monday, October 24th, 2011

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Best Read articles from the last seven days

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Effective Teamwork in Healthcare: Research and Reality Research: Evidence-based Nursing Practice: How to Get There from Here Eight step change model Ten Key Principles for Successful Health Systems Integration Professional Practice in Nursing: A Framework Finding a Balance between “Value Added” and Feeling Valued: Revising Models of Care, The human factor of implementing a quality [...]

Our Readers Recommend

Monday, October 24th, 2011

This is what our readers recommend: Ten Key Principles for Successful Health Systems Integration The Nursing Human Resource Planning Best Practice Toolkit: Creating a Best Practice Resource for Nursing Managers Growing Practice Specialists in Mental Health: Addressing Stigma and Recruitment with a Nursing Residency Program Implementation of Admission Medication Reconciliation at Two Academic Health Sciences [...]

Our Editors Recommend

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Healthcare Quarterly Managing Strategy to Enhance Care for Children Aaron Smith, Jeff Mainland and Irene Blais HealthcarePapers Intervention Research on Working Conditions and Mental Health: Persistent Challenges, New Directions and Opportunities to Integrate Research Agendas Peter Smith, Amber Bielecky and John Frank Nursing Leadership Optimizing Clinical Environments for Knowledge Translation: Strategies for Nursing Leaders Shannon [...]

Hospitals Can Save Time and Money With Duct Tape

Monday, October 24th, 2011

From Read the full text here. By Alex Knapp On the TV show Burn Notice, ex-spy Michael Westen often provides tips and aphorisms for the spy trade for those of us taking notes. Of the aphorisms, my absolute favorite is this: “Duct tape makes you smart.” It seems that this not only applies to [...]

HR Resources Newsletter Vol. No.21 October 21, 2011

Friday, October 21st, 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 October 18, 2011

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Quote “CAW takes mental health in the workplace seriously.” CAW successfully bargained wellness programs within the auto industry; Motoring to Wellness at General Motors (GM), Working toward Wellness at Chrysler and Drive to Wellness at Ford. Essays John P. Kotter’s eight step change model. More. Off the Cuff Child Health in Canada Special Issue 3: [...]