Archive for June, 2012

Obama Care Supreme Court Decision June 28, 2012

Friday, June 29th, 2012

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Transition | Longwoods eLetter June 26, 2012

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Quote Comment after this morning’s Breakfast with the Chiefs featuring Dr. Marty Kohn, IBM’s Chief Medical Scientist for Care Delivery Systems: “(Dr.) WATSON will change Medicine; similar to the Stethoscope. An historic morning.” (signed by a physician in the audience) Essay “When the misuse or abuse of alcohol or another drug infiltrates into the ranks [...]

Better Care: An Analysis of Nursing and Healthcare System Outcomes

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Gina Browne, et al. 18/06/2012 Related Materials Better Health: An analysis of public policy and programming focusing on the determinants of health and health outcomes that are effective in achieving the healthiest populations Better Value: An analysis of the impact of current healthcare system funding and financing models and the value of health and healthcare [...]

Better Value: An analysis of the impact of current healthcare system funding and financing models and the value of health and healthcare in Canada

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Stuart N. Soroka, et al. 18/06/2012 Related Materials The Economic Impact of Improvements in Primary Healthcare Performance Additional Funds for the Healthcare System in Canada: The Distributional and Economic Impact of Alternative Revenue-raising Schemes The Fiscal Sustainability of Canadian Publicly Funded Healthcare Systems and the Policy Response to the Fiscal Gap The Use of Health [...]

Better Health: An analysis of public policy and programming focusing on the determinants of health and health outcomes that are effective in achieving the healthiest populations

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Carles Muntaner, et al. 18/06/2012 Related Materials Research-oriented decision-making promoting healthy public policy and reducing social inequities. Developing a Strategic Needs-Based Population Health Methodology Evidence Informed Decision Making Processes/Tools for Peel Public Health Development of a resource allocation model for optimizing access to radiotherapy treatments in the Province of Quebec, especially in RUIS – Université [...]

A Nursing Call to Action: Nurses Lead Health-care Transformation – Media Backgrounder

Monday, June 25th, 2012

The final report of the National Expert Commission, The Health of Our Nation, the Future of Our Health System: A Nursing Call to Action, was released June 18, 2012. The report is available online at http://www.cna-aiic.ca/expertcommission. In May 2011, the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) — the professional voice of Canada’s 268,500 registered nurses — established [...]

Improving the Accessibility, Quality and Sustainability of Long-term Care in Canada

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

CLHIA Report on Long-term Care Policy Click here to download the entire PDF Click here for the Press Release: No plan at all: majority of Canadians ill prepared for long-term health care costs

A Time for Action By Carey Levinton

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Equity – a blog with 12 entries from The Equity MAgIC  group, a collective of stakeholders actively working on pushing the equity agenda forward. 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 [...]

What’s in a name? | Longwoods eLetter June 19, 2012

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Quote “Wouldn’t it be fabulous if we reclaimed the old 999 address? We should celebrate this address.” Catherine Zahn, CEO of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto. What do you think? Essay Celebrating the War of 1812. How come? Off the Cuff “Einstein could not patent his celebrated law that E=mc2” “Phenomena of [...]

999 Queen: What do you think?

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

“Wouldn’t it be fabulous if we reclaimed the old 999 address? We should celebrate this address.” Catherine Zahn, CEO of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto. Sign-in or Create an Account on Longwoods.com and leave your comment below.