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“When a government makes an investment in the health of people, it’s making an investment in the country’s future. The Patient Wait Times Guarantees we have negotiated with the provinces and territories mark yet another step forward in our government’s commitment to building a stronger, safer, better Canada for all of us.” Prime Minister Harper In April 2007. Apparently he has changed his mind.  More here from Will Falk.

Essays

Hospital Efficiency Dividend” is the difference between what Ontario spends per capita on hospitals versus what is spent in other provinces — evidence that one system is more efficient than another system. Tom Closson introduces a new economic term.

Off the Cuff

Leadership is about courage to make decisions . . . that you think are right and move things forward.” Joseph Mapa introducing Tom Closson at his last public presentation as CEO of the Ontario Hospital Association. See the video here.

Recruiting? Some of the best names in healthcare administration and governance can be found here

Innovations in Seniors’ Care: Home Care/Physician Partnership …Leadership in Nursing Management, Practice, Education & Research.

Celebrating Innovations in Canadian Health Services Quarterly … Home Care Innovation, offered through the Children and Youth Home. Care Network (CYHN).

Strategic Purchasing in Home and Community Care across Canada … Coming to Grips with “What” to Purchase for planning, funding and monitoring hospitals, home care, community-based support

Survey: A Public Preference for Home Care

Andalusia Health System International …Senior Advisor, Health Innovation, Calgary Health Region. ▪ Deputy Minister, Health Innovation, Andalusia (2004 – 2007)

Home Care: We Want More A Dot Pringle editorial.

Regional Healthcare in BC. Dr. Penny Ballem’s perspective.

The Ghost of Healthcare Despair by Hugh MacLeod

Featured article: brought to you by Baxter Canada: Hand Hygiene: Seeing Is Believing

Recommended Reading

Healthcare Quarterly
ICES Report: Primary Care Visits: How Many Doctors Do People See?
Liisa Jaakkimainen

Healthcare Papers
Primary Care and Primary Health Care for an Integrated System
Mary Ellen Jeans

Nursing Leadership
Innovative Approach in Rehabilitation Nursing: Providing Primary Care to Tertiary Care Patients
N. M. Lapierre

Healthcare Policy
Measurement of Primary Healthcare Attributes from the Patient Perspective
Jeannie L. Haggerty

Electronic Healthcare
Adoption of Information Technology in Primary Care Physician Offices in Alberta and Denmark, Part 1: Historical, Technical and Cultural Forces
Denis Protti, Steven Edworthy and Ib Johansen

World Health and Population
Reducing Maternal Mortality in Senegal: Using GIS to Identify Priority Regions for the Expansion of Human Resources for Health
Philip Massey

News

Health Accord is About Who We Are as Canadians
First Preclinical Proof-of-Concept of Mutation-Based Individualized Cancer Vaccine
Independent Committee to Review Patient Safety
Bayshore Home Health leads project to improve health outcomes for children
Potential Role of Nicotine in Combatting Memory Loss


Conferences

Conferences on the Longwoods site | Ontario Hospital Association conferencesEvents in Global Health at the University of North Carolina | Add your conference to the Longwoods eLette

Transitions

Dr. Alan Bernstein, O.C. to President and CEO of CIFAR
Brad Hilker to President and CEO, Campbellford Memorial Hospital, Ontario
Nicholas Vlacholias to senior vice president and chief financial officer The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)
Province of Alberta joins the Health Council of Canada
Ken Hughes resigns as Chair of the Alberta Health Services Board (AHS)
Jon S. Dellandrea to President and Chief Executive Officer, Sunnybrook Foundation, Toronto Ontario
Anne-Marie Robinson to acting President of the Public Service Commission. Formerly Associate Deputy Minister at Health Canada.
Robin Cardozo to Chief Operating Officer, the Sick Kids Foundation.
Chantale LeClerc to interim chief executive officer Champlain Local Health Integration Network
Susan Sutton to vice-president, global institutional advancement and president of the Baycrest Foundation
David Thornley to executive director, Guelph Community Health Centre
David Leith to Board Member Bridgepoint Health Foundation, Toronto Ontario
John Sherrington to Board Member, Bridgepoint Health Foundation, Toronto Ontario
Laura Dottori-Attansio to Bridgepoint Health Foundation, Toronto Ontario
Vivian Abdelmessih to Bridgepoint Health Foundation, Toronto Ontario
Eliot Phillipson, MD, to Board Member, Bridgepoint Health, Toronto Ontario
Felix P. Chee to Bridgepoint Health, Toronto Ontario
Jane Broderick to Board Member, Bridgepoint Health, Toronto Ontario
Lalit Aggarwal to Board Member, Bridgepoint Health, Toronto Ontario
Mark Saunders to Board Member, Bridgepoint Health, Toronto Ontario
Ron Yamada to Board Member, Bridgepoint Health, Toronto Ontario
Ted Reeser to Board Member, Bridgepoint Health, Toronto Ontario
Wendy Thompson to Board Member, Bridgepoint Health, Toronto Ontario
Dr. Tony Taylor to Board of Directors Crossroads Hospice Society and Crossroads Hospice Society Foundation
Alison Paprica to Director, Planning, Research and Analysis Branch, Health System Strategy and Policy Division, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Catia Creatura-Amelio to Manager, Planning Unit (continuing also as Acting Manager, Research Unit) in the Planning, Research and Analysis Branch, Health System Strategy and Policy Division, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Justin Peffer to Manager, Economic Analysis and Evaluation Unit in the Planning, Research and Analysis Branch, Health System Strategy and Policy Division, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
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Featured Careers

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Education Consultant – Certified Practice – College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Chair/Chief of the Department of Medicine – The Schulich School, London, Ontario
Executive Assistant – Consolidated Health Information Services, Windsor, Ontario
Registered Nurse and RPN – Specialty Care, Kingston, Ontario
Full Time Supervisor – Accounting Peterborough Regional Health Centre Peterborough, Ontario
Full Time Manager – Business Development – Peterborough Regional Health Centre. Peterborough, Ontario
Consultant, Evaluation and Analysis Toronto Central LHIN Toronto, Ontario
Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Health Services and Policy Research – Canadian Health Services Research Foundation, Ottawa, Ontario
Director of Labour Relations – Ontario Hospital Association, Toronto, Ontario

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