Archive for September, 2013

How do we create the number 1 journal serving the Canadian professional healthcare sector.

Monday, September 30th, 2013

From the Publisher.  October 1, 2013 eReaders and computer tablets, as well as standard laptops and desktops are enjoying soaring popularity. They are all digital. And so . . . Everything we do is digital. Print is the exception. What we do makes us the number 1 journal serving the Canadian professional healthcare sector. A [...]

New Scholarships for Advanced Health Leadership Program Rotman School of Management

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

The Collaborative for Health Sector Strategy and Executive Programs at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, are pleased to announce the upcoming eight offering of the Advanced Health Leadership Program which will be taking place over three modules in Winter/Spring 2014: Module I: February 24–28, 2014 Module II: April 28–May 2, 2014 Module [...]

Health Council of Canada in the Wall Street Journal

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Wall Street Journal article At the risk of feeding into the Obamacare frenzy, there are some videos from the Health Council of Canada that are worth a look for those who want to see how they really practice medicine north of the border — and how they’re trying to make it better. See Full article here: http://stream.wsj.com/story/supreme-court-health-law-decision/SS-2-24938/SS-2-321190/

Health Council of Canada: Emergency Department Pay-for-Performance

Friday, September 13th, 2013

When Emergency Department Pay-for-Performance (EDP4P) funding was introduced in British Columbia it represented a new model of financing for the health sector that was poorly understood. The intent was to provide financial incentives for good performance as it related to creating access for patients who arrive to the emergency department. The advantage, for organizations that [...]

Health Council of Canada: Wait Time s

Friday, September 13th, 2013

In its most recent report, the Wait Time Alliance has said many Canadians are still waiting too long to access a wide range of necessary medical care (See http://www.waittimealliance.ca/2013/2013-WTA-Report-Card_en.pdf). Moreover, Canadians experience longer waits to access care than citizens of most other industrialized countries. These lengthy waits not only apply to specialty care but also to [...]

Making Care Mobile: Shifting Perspectives on the Virtualization of Health Care

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Sept 10, 2013  - ATA Fall Forum: Luncheon Keynote by Will Falk , Managing Partner – Healthcare, PwC Canada, Executive Fellow, Mowat Centre for Policy Innovation, Adjunct Professor, Rotman School of Management More than 2,400 Canadians participated in our research to address the central question, “What does the future of healthcare delivery look like?”  Click here to download [...]

MINICase Study: Where does donor money go? Over $3 million spent improving healthcare in Northwestern Ontario in 2012

Monday, September 9th, 2013

From a submission by Heather Vita $3,023,348.99 — the amount of money invested in 2012 by the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation to enhance healthcare in Northwestern Ontario. Typically, the Health Sciences Foundation supports programs of the Health Sciences Centre that take place in sites other than Thunder Bay.  For instance:  funding to update [...]