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Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
Supreme Court (USA) No Patents for the Laws of Nature

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Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
Longwoods: What’s with this historic name?

The War of 1812 was fought along Longwoods Road in southwest Ontario. Canada held its ground, went to Washington to help the British burn down the White House and the Americans just left. This video will provide you a glimpse of one battle as portrayed by Rick Mercer. It’s an historic road and very Canadian. […]

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Monday, June 18th, 2012
Ontario Stroke Evaluation Report 2012: Prescribing System Solutions to Improve Stroke Outcomes

Click the links below to download the PDFs Executive Summary, Review of System Solutions [3.6 MB] Adult Stroke[1.8 MB] Paediatric Stroke [303 KB] References and Appendices [862 KB]

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Thursday, June 14th, 2012
Rural health care’s formula for calamity – Christie Blatchford

Doctors in the small northeastern Ontario town of Iroquois Falls appear to have been double-charging the Health Ministry for the same work for years. Dr. Mike Boyle, who has worked in Iroquois Falls for 38 years, the last year of it for the FHT, and who retired in late 2010, says the FHT has meant […]

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Thursday, June 14th, 2012
HR Resources Newsletter Vol. 5 No.12

Vol.5 No.12 | June 14, 2012 Recruiters: Post your Nurse Jobs at no charge. Advertise free on jobs.Longwoods.com for front line/bedside nurses. Click here for details. There are more than 100 Healthcare Leadership and Nursing positions on our Job Board. Go to jobs.Longwoods.com to see them all or add your own positions. News and notes […]

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Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
Responses to Christie Blatchford’s commentary on Family Health Teams

Click Here to read the article Letter to the Editor: Christie Blatchford raises a number of important issues in her column about Family Health Teams, the most fundamental one being whether such models improve primary health care for individuals, families and communities.  Certainly such models have worked well in other jurisdictions, and the concept of […]

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Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
Data Capture | Longwoods eLetter June 12, 2012

Quote “. . . data capture is a means of levelling the playing field.” Lori Lamont Essay Shades of Ornge: Are Family Health Teams Coming Off The Rails? Off the Cuff Do you tweet? Follow eLongwoods and get everything a little faster. Faster is better. And how effective is Child Health in Canada? From the […]

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Monday, June 11th, 2012
From Grave to Cradle to Now: The Health Care Professional Edition

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Monday, June 11th, 2012
Are (Ontario’s) Family Health Teams Coming Off The Rails

National Post. Sunday June 10, 2012 [excerpts] “It’s a better [potential] scandal than Air Ornge or eHealth,” says one insider, referring to the province’s beleaguered air ambulance service and well-documented spending spree with electronic health records, “because it’s a systemic problem.” . . . salaries paid to physicians, who under the myriad of complex new […]

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Monday, June 11th, 2012
Emergin mHealth Paths for Growth

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