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Wednesday, September 8th, 2021
Advanced Health Leadership Program Rotman School of Management

Advanced Health Leadership Program Rotman School of Management The Sandra Rotman Centre for Health Sector Strategy and Executive Programs at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, are pleased to announce the upcoming 16th offering of the Advanced Health Leadership Program. The program is open to participants from across Canada — so please share broadly. This year’s dates […]

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Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
How Can I Help my Team?

How Can I Help my Team? Staying Resilient During the COVID-19 Pandemic​

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Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
How am I Doing?

How am I Doing?Working in a health care setting, there is often no time to stop and think about your own mental health.

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Monday, April 12th, 2021
The Cathy Fooks Award for Research and Leadership Excellence in Patient and Caregiver Engagement

The Cathy Fooks Award for Research and Leadership Excellence in Patient and Caregiver Engagement Family, friends, colleagues and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) at the University of Toronto are recognizing the late Cathy Fooks by establishing a student award in her honour. Further information, as well as the online link to donate can be […]

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Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
National Art Contest: #FacesofCanadianHealthcare

HealthPRO National Art Contest: #FacesofCanadianHealthcare

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Monday, March 8th, 2021
A Call to Action

A Call to Action To everyone committed to the pursuit of healthcare excellence: You’ve come to the right place. Healthcare Excellence Canada is a new organization with a relentless focus on improving healthcare, with – and for – everyone in Canada, connecting the power of people and evidence. It’s about shaping the future of healthcare […]

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Thursday, February 18th, 2021
Lessons Learned #5

by Ted Ball WHOSE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IS IT, ANYWAY? To recap the assumptions that I have set up in my first four essays: I believe within the next four to five years—that is, by 2025–2026, midway through the second term of a Ford government—the combined weight of more than a trillion-dollar federal debt and a […]

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Thursday, February 18th, 2021
Lessons Learned #4

by Ted Ball BEYOND STRUCTURE—HOW THE “SOFT STUFF” IS REALLY THE “HARD STUFF” When they discuss integrated delivery system (IDS) design, most people only focus on issues of structure. Although structure is critically important in the system design field, the fact is that whatever you design into the system is what produces the outcomes. So, if we see […]

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Thursday, February 18th, 2021
Lessons Learned #3

by Ted Ball COLLABORATIVE GOVERNANCE If a community governance board takes as their mandate “to act the best interests of the patients, families, and communities served by the organization,” then they really need to be at the dialogue tables that are determining the design of the community’s healthcare delivery system for decades to come. In […]

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Thursday, February 18th, 2021
Lessons Learned #2

by Ted Ball MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS FOR SUCCESSFUL INTEGRATED HEALTHCARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS As I said in my previous essay, it is my judgment that our public healthcare delivery system will significantly deteriorate on indicators of quality, safety, and accessibility across the province within five to six years unless the Ford government empowers local communities to allocate […]

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