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Friday, August 31st, 2012
Hospitals Consider Patient Flow Essential to Care and Competitiveness

Executive Summary of the 2012 Patient Flow Challenges Assessment

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Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
Wanted: new and impressive

Are you developing an impressive innovation in 2012? Apply now to enter it in our New Product Showcase

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Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
The Challenges of a PKU*’s Mom (*phenylketonuria: a rare, inherited metabolic disorder)

April 13, 2010 Medical Genetics Clinic University of Alberta Hospital Attn: Janine Cousineau Fax: 780-407-1340 I am very upset by these recent changes. The reasons given for the cutbacks are somewhat offending. To criticize the nutritional value of LoPro foods is ridiculous considering the actual “junk” content of so many of the formulas. It’s obvious [...]

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Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
Send your patients this online set of communication guidelines

Effective communications between patients and their practitioners There are more challenges than ever in today’s healthcare environment. Limited appointment time, the ability of patients to do their own research which then needs to be discussed with practitioners, and the numbers of patients who are undiagnosed or misdiagnosed; these challenges and others make effective communications between [...]

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Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
How Does Your Community Measure Up? Use these typical measures from the Midwest.

Help: Reporting Performance Measures Training Videos Watch the Video: Performance Measures Presentation Slides (PDF: 61KB / 8 pages) Data Collection Tools Promote Healthy Communities & Healthy Behaviors (XLS: 48KB) Assure the Quality and Accessibility of Health Services (Questions 5-8) (XLS: 21KB) Performance Measure Documents At-a-glance documents include Definitions, Statewide Outcomes, Essential Local Activities, Performance Measures, [...]

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Monday, August 6th, 2012
Ontario’s Electronic Health Records Initiative

Special Report October 2009 – Office of the Auditor General of Ontario

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Monday, August 6th, 2012
Academic Dishonesty

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Academic dishonesty or academic misconduct is any type of cheating that occurs in relation to a formal academic exercise. It can include Plagiarism: The adoption or reproduction of original creations of another author (person, collective, organization, community or other type of author, including anonymous authors) without due acknowledgment. Fabrication: The falsification of data, [...]

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Monday, August 6th, 2012
Nova Scotia Parliamentary Expenses scandal

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Nova Scotia Parliamentary Expenses Scandal is a political scandal in the province of Nova Scotia in 2010. [edit]Background Part-way through the first session of the 61st General Assembly, the NDP, under Premier Darrell Dexter, announced that it would “eliminate an MLA severance payment as well as their ability to sell their office furniture and [...]

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Monday, August 6th, 2012
Stafford Hospital scandal

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Stafford Hospital scandal relates to unusually high mortality rates amongst patients at the Stafford Hospital, Stafford, England. Background The scandal came to light because of an investigation by the Healthcare Commission into the operation of Stafford Hospital in Stafford, England. The commission was first alerted by the “apparently high mortality rates in patients admitted [...]

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Monday, August 6th, 2012
United Kingdom parliamentary expenses scandal

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from United Kingdom Parliamentary expenses scandal) See also: Salaries of Members of the United Kingdom Parliament and List of expenses claims in the United Kingdom parliamentary expenses scandal The Palace of Westminster The United Kingdom parliamentary expenses scandal was a major political scandal triggered by the leak[1] and subsequent publication by the Telegraph Group [...]

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