Archive for June, 2013

A Guide to Developing and Assessing a Quality Plan For Healthcare Organizations

Friday, June 28th, 2013

An Initiative of The Collaborative for Excellence in Healthcare Quality February 2012 Click here to download the complete PDF

Alberta Health Services Q4 Performance Report 2012/13

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Data Integration, Measurement and Reporting & Corporate Accountability and Monitoring June 6, 2013 Click here to download the entire PDF

Innovations in Reducing Wait Times: A Video Series

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Abstract Video #1 took the production team to Thompson, MB to visit the Burntwood Community Health Resource Centre (BCHRC) to learn more about their success story in Advanced Access for the primary health setting. An old mining town originally built “not to last,” Thompson is now a city of 15,000 residents. As a “Hub of the [...]

What is Advanced Access?

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Abstract Advanced Access is a frequently misunderstood term.  It is a comprehensive approach to effective patient care delivery built on the principles of access improvement and office efficiency.  There are many benefits that come with same-day access in primary care.  The goal is to start your day on time and end your day on time. [...]

Bridgepoint Active Healthcare

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Bridgepoint Active Healthcare manages, delivers, researches and teaches leading healthcare practices so that people with complex health conditions can live better. Bridgepoint Active Healthcare is made up of the Bridgepoint Hospital, Bridgepoint Family Health Team, Bridgepoint Collaboratory for Research and Innovation and Bridgepoint Foundation. Our vision for patients is one of active healthcare, where patients, [...]

Making Care Mobile: Shifting Perspectives on the Virtualization of Healthcare

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

CIO Connect Breakfast, June 11, 2013 Click here to download the full PDF Read more here

Three quick things you should know about Obamacare

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Hi all –  In the past few days, we’ve received three really interesting new pieces of information about the health care law, and we wanted to share these data points with you so that you get a big picture of how things are changing for the better as the law gets implemented. First, the Affordable [...]

Does Coca Cola have medicinal benefits? Has Coca-Cola’s secret recipe been cracked?

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Learn more here. Head office has just become a Longwoods’ neighbour. . . so we are naturally curious.

Judith Shamian now CEO of the International Council of Nurses

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Judith Shamian is the president of the International Council of Nurses (ICN). She was elected to the position at ICN’s May 2013 quadrennial congress in Melbourne, Australia. The term of the presidency is 2013-2017. Dr. Shamian is also the former president and CEO of the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) and past president of the Canadian [...]

Necessity breeds innovation: Shooting the wait times video series at “The Taming of the Queue 2013”

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Tuesday April 4, 2013  Waiting can be tough but it’s a fact of life and something we all deal with. It is one thing to wait in line at the coffee shop or for the new iPhone release, and quite another to wait for health care. Waiting to see your family physician for a checkup; [...]