Archive for November, 2011

Longwoods eLetter November 29, 2011 IHO: The Better Idea

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Quote “Canada does not have integrated healthcare. Canada has a series of disconnected parts, a hodge-podge patchwork, healthcare industry comprising hospitals, doctors’ offices, group practices, community agencies, private sector organizations, public health departments and so on.” Peggy Leatt, George Pink & Michael Guerriere (with Stephen Shortell) Essays We Are All Healthcare Consumers Now Neil Seeman [...]

Longwoods eLetter November 22, 2011 Canada’s healthcare system is stuck

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Quote “Health care has safety and quality problems because it relies on outmoded systems of work. Poor designs set the workforce up to fail.” Adalstein Brown quotes the Institute of Medicine 2001: 4   More. Essays Smart Procurement: Canada’s healthcare system is stuck by Linda Miller and Dave Wattling Drink Now. Pay Later: the art [...]

MUHC board tightens control on CEO Arthur Porter

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

From The Montreal Gazette November 15, 2011 MONTREAL – The board of directors of the McGill University Health Centre is intensifying its control over its embattled chief executive officer, Arthur Porter, The Gazette has learned. Although the board appeared to reaffirm its support Monday of Porter as head of the MUHC, it set up a [...]

Longwoods eLetter November 15, 2011

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Quote “Quality Is Susceptible to Corruption. We need to proceed with caution in our interpretation of the medical literature.” … Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM | rofessor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine. From Chapter 2: Listening to Those We Seek to Help,  from the book Lessons Learned in [...]

Marketing Success Through Differentiation — of Anything

Monday, November 14th, 2011

From Harvard Business Review. By Ted Levitt. View the article at Harvard Business Review by clicking here.

Remarks By Tom Closson, President and CEO Ontario Hospital Association, Closing Session at HealthAchieve2011

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Notes for Remarks By Tom Closson, President and CEO,Ontario Hospital Association Closing Session at HealthAchieve, Wednesday, November 9, 2011, Constitution Hall, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. I am very pleased to be here today to share some of my thoughts with you. Over the last four years, that I have been CEO of the OHA, the health [...]