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Monday, March 12th, 2012
Longwoods announces free recruiting for front line/bedside nurses

Longwoods recognizes that recruiting for nurses does not play out on a level field. Small, low budget organizations have to compete with large well-funded hospitals and care providers. Until now. The job portal Jobs.Longwoods.com is set up to provide free recruiting for front line/bedside nurses. To keep this fair, the postings have to come directly […]

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Monday, March 12th, 2012
2010 – 2011 Executive Compensation – Health / British Columbia

Fraser Health Authority [PDF] Interior Health Authority [PDF] Northern Health Authority [PDF] Provincial Health Services Authority [PDF] Vancouver Coastal Health Authority [PDF] Vancouver Island Health Authority [PDF] Providence Health Care [PDF] St. Joseph’s General Hospital [PDF] Greater Vancouver Community Services Society [PDF] Ontario Hospitals and Boards of Public Health Salary Disclosure 2010 Transparency-and-hospital-executive-perks

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Monday, March 12th, 2012
Getting serious about reducing inequities in health and healthcare

Equity – a blog Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) has identified equity as a key component of quality care. The Ministry has developed a Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) to support improved health equity, including the reduction of avoidable health disparities between population groups. HEIA also supports improved targeting of healthcare investments—the […]

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Friday, March 9th, 2012
An Automated Bathing Facility. No need for staff, wash clothes or towels.

Patient Centred Care | innovation An Automated Bathing Facility. No need for staff, washing clothes or towels. A  bathing system adapted for use in bathing large numbers of patients or persons in standing position by which the patients are suspended by means of a harness from an overhead rail and are moved along a conveyor […]

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
Health Equity Dialogues | Longwoods eLetter March 6, 2012

Quote “If we want to accelerate change and improve performance on a larger scale, we have to do things differently. We means the principal actors in the system – governments, regulatory agencies, organizations, boards and senior managers, professional groups etc. All have either legal or moral authority to demand and promote quality care; some have […]

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Monday, March 5th, 2012
Centre for Addiction & Mental Health is #1 – the highest ranked Canadian hospital website. Its global ranking is 24. Canada has 5 hospitals in the top 100.

Centre for Addiction & Mental Health is #1 – the highest ranked Canadian hospital website. Its global ranking is 24. Canada has 5 hospitals in the top 100. Below are the Top Ranking Web Sites in the North America (with global ranking shown after the flag). This is a statistical ranking only. Value and newness […]

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Monday, March 5th, 2012
How to submit a media release to Longwoods Publishing

How to submit a media release to Longwoods Publishing 1.            Do it by email 2.            Put the title in the subject box 3.            Repeat the title as the first line of the email 4.            Add the date 5.            Provide a more detailed title or subtitle if you wish 6.            Provide the information / details 7.            […]

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Monday, March 5th, 2012
Public Health Agency of Canada – Reports & Publications

Reports & Publications 12 Steps to Stair Safety at Home Children and physical activity scenarios project – Evidence-based visions of the future 2009 Tracking Heart Disease and Stroke in Canada A Framework for Strategic Risk Communications Within the Context of Health Canada and the PHAC’s Integrated Risk Management (2007) (1974) A New Perspective on the […]

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Monday, March 5th, 2012
A-Z Index for Diseases and Conditions

A-Z Index for Diseases and Conditions from CDC.gov ADHD Arthritis Asthma Autism Avian Influenza Birth Defects Cancer Chlamydia Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Diabetes Epilepsy Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Flu (Influenza) Genital Herpes (Herpes Simplex Virus) Giardiasis Gonorrhea Heart Disease Hepatitis HIV/AIDS HPV (Human papillomavirus) Meningitis MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus) Obesity Salmonella Scabies Sexually Transmitted Diseases Stroke […]

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012
Health Equity Dialogues – Equitable access to care

Health Equity Dialogues    The Equity MAgIC  group is a collective of stakeholders actively working on pushing the equity agenda forward. The goal is to ensure equity is consistently part of the decision process across the spectrum of planning, strategy, review and measurement in health care. From its starting point as a CIHR-funded research grant to […]

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