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Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
Identifying Trustworthy Experts: How Do Policymakers Find and Assess Public Health Researchers Worth Consulting or Collaborating With?

Abby S. Haynes1,2*, Gemma E. Derrick3, Sally Redman2, Wayne D. Hall4, James A. Gillespie1,5, Simon Chapman1, Heidi Sturk6 1 Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia, 2 The Sax Institute, Haymarket, New South Wales, Australia, 3 Institute of Public Goods and Policies, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, Spain, […]

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Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
How to Improve Performance | Longwoods eLetter April 10, 2012

Quote “. . . the building of electronic health record systems around the world has been fraught with technical challenges, skyrocketing costs and even political scandal.” – Will Falk and Dr. Sacha Bhatia. Essay Remember Pablo Rivero? Tom Closson asks: “Many of the benefits cited for e-health initiatives deal with quality and safety. What outcomes […]

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Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
A Road Map for Hospitals from the Joint Commission USA

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2012
What can we learn from equity policies around gender to date in Ontario? by Pat Campbell

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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Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
All about management | Longwoods eLetter April 3, 2012

Quote “Creating and enunciating an innovative vision and the ability to inspire people to move to areas to which they don’t want to go, are key elements of leadership.” Dr. Alan Hudson … Essay The story of healthcare in Canada today is one of growing numbers of chronically ill patients poorly served by a system […]

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