Archive for December, 2015

Throwback Thursday (#TBT) – Healthcare Quarterly’s 1st Special issue

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Vol. 8 Special Issue | Patient Safety Papers (2005) Topics include Nurturing a Patient Safety Culture, Identifying and Reducing Risk, Medication Safety, Developing Information for Improving Safety, Designing an Agenda for Change and Disclosure and Accountability. Sponsored by CPSI and OHA.

Throwback Thursday (#TBT) – Healthcare Papers’ 1st Special issue

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Vol. 7 Special Issue | Healthy Workplaces (2007) Invited Essays – Healthy Workplaces for Health Workers in Canada: Knowledge Transfer and Uptake in Policy and Practice by Judith Shamian and Fadi El-Jardali and Effective Teamwork in Healthcare: Research and Reality by Dave Clements, Mylène Dault and Alicia Priest. Commentaries by Linda Silas, Marlene Smadu, Doris [...]

Throwback Thursday (#TBT) – Editor-in-Chief Peggy Leatt’s last Healthcare Quarterly

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Healthcare Quarterly 15.4 October 2012 on High Quality Patient Care. “I approach this issue of Healthcare Quarterly with mixed emotions. As usual, the contents are an insightful mix of articles that re-fuel my hope for the future of health service delivery and policy development. Yet, because this is my final issue as editor-in-chief of this [...]

Throw Back Thursday (#TBT) – Robert Evans’ first “The Undisciplined Economist” column in Healthcare Policy

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Throw Back Thursday (#TBT) – Robert Evans’ first “The Undisciplined Economist” column in Healthcare Policy – Kafka, New Orleans, the OARs and the KT Boundary From the perspective of KT, what is most interesting about the drowning of New Orleans is not the disaster itself, nor the slow and fumbling response, nor even the gathering [...]

Waiting Your Turn: Wait Times for Health Care in Canada, 2015 Report

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Waiting for treatment has become a defining characteristic of Canadian health care. In order to document the lengthy queues for visits to specialists and for diagnostic and surgical procedures in the country, the Fraser Insti-tute has—for over two decades—surveyed specialist physicians across 12 specialties and 10 provinces. This edition of Waiting Your Turn indicates that, overall, waiting [...]

2007 Methadone Maintenance Treatment Practices Report – Throw Back Thursday (TBT)

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Are Methadone maintenance practices on your agenda? Read the Report of the Methadone Maintenance Treatment Practices Task Force from March 2007