Archive for August, 2016

Honouring Peggy Leatt’s Innovative Leadership at the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation — and beyond.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

This fall the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) will be introducing the Peggy Leatt Knowledge and Impact Award – named in honour of the former chair the Institute. The award, made, made possible through the support of several donors and Longwoods Publishing, will recognize one recipient, annually, for achievements in developing transformative [...]

Throw Back Thursday (TBT) – Intermountain Healthcare

Friday, August 26th, 2016

#TBT – Chapter 5: Intermountain Healthcare – Salt Lake City, Utah, US High Performing Healthcare Systems: Delivering Quality By Design October 2008: 152-177 reports on Intermountain Healthcare (IHC) – “IHC’s reputation for clinical excellence is based on a strong foundation of evidence-based medicine and clinical process management that has resulted in dramatic improvements in patient [...]

Throw Back Thursday (TBT) – Profile on Dorothy Wylie

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

August 18 #TBT – Profile on Dorothy Wylie Dorothy Wylie passed away this week. In 2003 Nursing Leadership did a profile on her by Anita Dubey. “She taught all of us to take risks, but to take them in an informed fashion … She created opportunities for me to succeed and never asked for anything [...]

Throwback Thursday (#TBT) – Listening to Those We Seek to Help

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM, Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health, Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine; Director, Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation writes a chapter for the book Lessons Learned showcasing a lesson for research teams from the [...]

Throwback Thursday (#TBT) – David Levine at Breakfast with the Chiefs

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Managing Healthcare Systems – Complex Systems (video). David Levine, then Chief Executive Officer of the Montreal Regional Health Authority discusses Where are we now in Quebec from 2005 to 2010. And what did he learn from trying to put an integrated healthcare system in place.