Archive for December, 2011

Happy New Year | Longwoods eLetter December 27, 2011

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Happy New Year! Quote “People will only be truly, utterly satisfied with the health system in Canada when everybody lives forever and they are completely healthy during that entire time. Remember this, do your best, and know that the work is never enough but always necessary.” Sister Elizabeth Davis as reported by Peter Levesque Essays [...]

False idols, liars, and hypocrites | Longwoods eLetter December 20, 2011

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Quote “He took special delight in pouring his VSOP (Vicious Searing Outraged Prose) on false idols, liars, and hypocrites.” Steven Lewis writing about Christopher Hitchens. Essays What Ontarians (and their Auditor General) Should be Asking About Physician Pay by Steven Lewis Off the Cuff Healthcare Education: Longwoods’ resources to manage patient safety. From Dr. Jack [...]

ACAHO Annual Report 2010-2011

Monday, December 19th, 2011

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Longwoods eLetter December 13, 2011, Lessons Learned

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Quote “As Canadian healthcare organizations increasingly appoint physicians to executive/administrative roles, they will likely expect a high return on their investments” Frank Vounasis and (Dr.) Isser L. Dubinsky Essays Physicians: It’s in Your Court Now by Steven Lewis Off the Cuff Introduction to Lessons Learned (the book): Moving Forward Together through Reflection and Sharing Paul [...]

Longwoods eLetter December 6, 2011 Healthcare spending is skyrocketing

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Quote “We need to consciously change culture and clinical practice.” Will Falk reviews Graham Scott’s report on Infoway. Essays Canadian Chief Executive Officers’ Prescription for Higher Quality: More Clinical Engagement, Shared Accountability and Capacity Development. Mark J. Dobrow, Jasmine Neeson and Terrence Sullivan Off the Cuff Here’s our current survey of salary disclosures available online [...]


Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

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