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“He took special delight in pouring his VSOP (Vicious Searing Outraged Prose) on false idols, liars, and hypocrites.” Steven Lewis writing about Christopher Hitchens.


What Ontarians (and their Auditor General) Should be Asking About Physician Pay by Steven Lewis

Off the Cuff

Healthcare Education: Longwoods’ resources to manage patient safety.

From Dr. Jack Kitts: “Compared to the general public, sicker Canadians give lower ratings to the health care system overall and to the care they have personally received That alone should spur us to action, and the details of our survey findings help to point the way.” Dr Jack Kitts Chair, Health Council of Canada, PDF report.

From CIHI: December 15, 2011— In 2010, there were approximately 69,700 active physicians working in Canada—the greatest number of active physicians there has ever been in this country. Between 2009 and 2010, growth in the supply of physicians was more than double that of the Canadian population. Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).

ACAHO – Making and impact. 2010 / 2011 Annual Report.

210 career opportunities across the country. One is for your profile down to a T.

Recommended Reading

Healthcare Quarterly
Priority Setting in Ontario’s LHINs: Ethics and Economics in Action
Jennifer Gibson, Craig Mitton and Gwen DuBois-Wing

Responsibility for Canada’s Healthcare Quality Agenda: Interviews with Canadian Health Leaders
Terrence Sullivan, Fredrick D. Ashbury, Jason Pun, Barbara M. Pitt, Nina Stipich and Jasmine Neeson

Nursing Leadership
Optimizing Clinical Environments for Knowledge Translation: Strategies for Nursing Leaders
Shannon D. Scott, Brenda VandenBeld and Greta G. Cummings

Healthcare Policy
Workforce Integration of New Graduate Nurses: Evaluation of a Health Human Resources Employment Policy
Andrea Baumann, Mabel Hunsberger and Mary Crea-Arsenio

Electronic Healthcare
Online Patient Engagement: Key Factors of Trusted Health Websites
Neil Seeman and Alton Ing

World Health & Population
A Qualitative Inquiry into the Application of Verbal Autopsy for a Mortality Surveillance System
Prem K. Mony and Mario Vaz


Breakfast with the Chiefs

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Tom Closson “In conclusion . . .”
January 11, 2012, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
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Nick Loporcaro to President, McKesson Canada
Michael Norris to St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation (Toronto)
Wendy Nicklin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Accreditation Canada, appointed to international advisory panel of the Minister of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Dr. Hon Pak to interim Chief Executive Officer, Diversinet Corp
Mark Rochon to interim Chief Executive Officer, the Ontario Hospital Association. Effective January 13, 2012
Susan Lowe to Manager Stakeholder Relations, Gallant HealthWorks, Vancouver
Christine Fitzgerald, CIHR’s Executive Vice-President, resigns effective May 2nd, 2012

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This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 1:51 pm and is filed under Longwoods Online.