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“People will only be truly, utterly satisfied with the health system in Canada when everybody lives forever and they are completely healthy during that entire time. Remember this, do your best, and know that the work is never enough but always necessary.” Sister Elizabeth Davis as reported by Peter Levesque


Randomly selected commentaries from Steven Lewis.

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Best of 2011

Best Read Essay
LHINs at Five years – What Now?

Best Read Article
Effective Teamwork in Healthcare: Research and Reality

Best Read New Article (published 2011)
An Evidence-Based Policy Prescription for an Aging Population

Most Viewed Video
Dr. Stephen Duckett at Breakfast with the Chiefs

Best Attended Longwoods event
Saäd Rafi and Steven Lewis at Breakfast with the Chiefs

Best Read Journal
Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership

A snapshot of healthcare in Canada 2006: Our eletter from five years ago

STAT 1: Since the beginning of 2011, more than 1,600 new members have joined the Canadian Obesity Network (CON) and continue to do so at a rate of over 150 individuals per month. With over 6,500 members, CON-RCO is the largest network of obesity professionals in the world.

STAT 2: From Ontario’s Ministry of Finance, Ontario’s population grew by 49,900 individuals between July 1, 2011 and October 1, 2011 (3 months).

STAT 3: From BCStats, British Columbia’s population grew by 12,281 individuals between April 1, 2011 and June 1,2011 (3 months).

STAT 4: CIHI.ca (website) rank in popularity (usage) is 531,879 in the world and 18,627 in Canada (according to Alexa.com. Lower is better. Google.com is ranked #1)

STAT 5: Longwoods.com (website) rank in popularity (usage) is 431,426 in the world and 27,778 in Canada.

STAT 6: 2009 Bing.com indexed over 1 trillon websites.


Breakfast with the Chiefs

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Tom Closson “In conclusion . . .”
January 11, 2012, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
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Joseph L. Rotman to Chancellor, University of Western Ontario, London ON.
Jackie Cooper to Director, Major & Planned Giving, St. John’s Rehab Foundation, Toronto, ON
Sam Rehman to Vice-President, Individual and Strategic Giving, Child Development Foundation of BC, Surrey, BC
Lynne McVey to Executive Director, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, QC
Right Honorable Michaëlle Jean to Chancellor, University of Ottawa, ON
Dr. Denis Roy to Executive Director, Montreal Heart Institute, QC
Michael Norris to Chair of the Board of Directors, St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation, Toronto, ON
Dr. Edward McCauley to Vice President (Research) University of Calgary AB
Michael Denham to President to Accenture Canada
Nadie Mohamed to Vice Chair, Board of Governors, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON
Marc Doré to Chief Executive Officer, Seasons Retirement Communities
Monique Jérôme-Forget to Advisor, Korn/Ferry International

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This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 1:55 pm and is filed under Longwoods Online.