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Leaders need to know when to invite and attract the goodness in people, and when to use command and control to get over a bump in the road.” David C. Leach, MD, the executive director of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.


Depressed and Alone at Work. by Neil Seeman

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Add this little link to your own home page (just ask your webmaster): it’s for patient safety strategies.

Get ready for another tablet revolution: the thought of tablets the size and weight of the iPad yet running Windows makes some think that physicians will upgrade their entire practice in a heartbeat if the costs were in line.

Dr. Michael Guerriere and Denis Protti at Breakfast with the Chiefs. A report and analysis of ehealth in Canada.

. . .  and coming to Breakfast with the Chiefs – Wednesday, May 16, 2012 – Toronto, ON. CIHI has introduced: Indicators, Analytics and Dashboards. What are they and how can you use them: John Wright, CEO, CIHI – to provide context; Dr. Kevin Smith, CEO, St. Joseph’s Health System — to provide ways and means to use them; and Kelly Isfan, CEO, Norfolk General Hospital to share what she has learned in a very short time.

How will information and communication technologies affect equity in health?

HIMSS Mobile Technology Survey 2011 – Final Results

Infoway certifies GE Healthcare Canada’s Centricity™ a Diagnostic Imaging System

Healthcare Quarterly
Hospital on a Page: Standardizing Data Presentation to Drive Quality Improvement

Healthcare Papers
Chartbook: Shining a Light on the Quality of Healthcare in Canada

Nursing Leadership
Nursing Residency Program: A Solution to Introduce New Grads into Critical Care More Safely While Improving Accessibility to Services

Healthcare Policy
Performance Measurement in Healthcare: Part I – Concepts and Trends from a State of the Science Review

Electronic Healthcare
Benefits Realization Framework for a Large Complex Health System

World Health and Population
Social Stigma and Quality of Life among Rural-to-Urban Migrants in China: A Comparison with Their Rural Counterparts


New CMA Course Provides Tools for Aboriginal Health in HIV
Canadian Health Insurance System among Most Expensive in OECD
Government Announces Successful Research Proposal for CCSVI and MS Clinical Trial
Manitoba to Provide Free Cancer Drugs for All Patients
Ontario Hospital Association Named One of the Best Organizations to Work For
Ontario’s $20-million transition fund to benefit the province’s Northern and rural hospitals


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Mal Griffin to Regional Director, Laboratory Services and CIO, Interior Health Authority, Kelowna, BC
Darren Hay to Chair, Health Advisory Committee, Pathyway Group, Toronto, ON
Pete Crvenkovski to Acting Senior Director, Erie St. Clair LHIN
Ada Tsang to Project and Quality Manager, Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto, Sunnybrook
Cindy Ko to P/T Professor in Professional Growth, Nursing Theories Niagara College, Niagara Falls, ON
Honourable Michael H. Wilson, PC, CC, to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Lori Turik to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Dr. Howard Bergman to Chair, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University.
Dr. Abraham Lieberman to Cynapsus (Canada) Therapeutics Clinical Advisory Board (CAB). Dr. Lieberman is the Director of the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center and Movement Disorder Clinic.
Dr. Rob Oliphant to President & CEO, The Asthma Society of Canada
Jennifer Breakspear to Executive Director, Options for Sexual Health, Vancouver, BC
Josh Lai to Principal Gift Manager, Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation, ON
Michael Brennan to Senior Development Manager, Kidney Foundation of Canada, ON
Katherine Blake to Executive Director, Human Resources Research Institute, Toronto, ON
Shelley Robichaud to Director, Lamèque Hospital and Community Health Centre, NB
Denis Malo to Chairman of the Board, La Fondation les petits trésors de l’Hôpital Rivière-des-Prairies, Montreal, QC
Sylvia Zylla to Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving, Burnaby Hospital Foundation, BC
Gary Collins to Executive Director, Epilepsy Canada, Toronto, ON
Ken Chan to Vice-President, Advocacy and Partnerships, Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Toronto, ON
Mridula Joyner to Director of Development Children’s Aid Foundation, Toronto, ON
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