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Developing a Strategic Human Resources Plan for the Urban Angel
Susan M. Owen, Sylvia Halliday, Kara Kitts, Lisa Wilkins and John King

In healthcare a significant portion of the budget is related to human resources. However, many healthcare organizations have yet to develop and implement a focused organizational strategy that ensures all human resources are managed in a way that best supports the successful achievement of corporate strategies.

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The Business Case: Collaborating to Help Employees Maintain Their Mental Well-Being
Sari Sairanen, Deanna Matzanke and Doug Smeall

There has been a change in the mindset of businesses in recent years. Companies are starting to realize that proactively helping their employees to maintain mental health is beneficial, both for their workers and their business. In this article, we present three different but complementary views – those of an advocate, an employer and a provider – on helping employees maintain mental, and physical, health. In the first section, Sari Sairanen outlines programs and services to manage stress and maintain mental health that have been developed by the Canadian Auto Workers’ union and implemented in partnership with employers, wellness providers, service agencies and other community partners.

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Mary Jo Haddad, President and CEO of SickKids formally welcomed as a Member of the Order of Canada on May 27, 2011
Jeremy Butteriss to Google Canada as Director, Strategic Partnerships
Britt Andersen to CEO Coast Mental Health Foundation, Vancouver
Gregory Sorensen, MD, to Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Healthcare, U.S.A & Canada
Geneviève Lavertu to Director, Legal, Scientific Affairs and Business Development, Medtronic of Canada Ltd.:
Jon Olsen to Senior Director, Cardiac and Vascular Group, Medtronic of Canada Ltd.:
Terry Finley to Senior Director, Head, Neck & Spine, Medtronic of Canada Ltd.
Mike Carter to Chief Administrative Officer, Swedish Medical Center’s First Hill campus, Seattle,
Douglas Arnold to CEO of Helen Keller Hospital, Sheffield, Ala.
Bill Wing to Senior VIce President for system performance and strategy, Adventist Health, Roseville, Calif.
Erik Wexler to President and CEO of St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Mass
Josie Walsh to President and Chief Executive Officer, Providence Healthcare, Toronto ON
Dr. Tara Allen to Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, The Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, ON
The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq reappointed to Minister of Health, Government of Canada.
Will Falk to Board of Directors, Home Capital Group
Peter Cokestake to Board Chair, Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization
Jocelyn Chisamore to the position of National Co-Chair, Emerging Health Leaders
Joanne Shum to the position of National Co-Chair, Emerging Health Leaders
Mary Beth Valentine to Interim Registrar of the Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority (RHRA)
Dr. Dave Williams to President and CEO, Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket ON.
Dr. Tara Allen to Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, ON
Tony Dagnone to Interim CEO, Medbuy
Dr. Kevin Smith to reviewer of appropriate clinical coverage (urgent care) in the city of London, ON.
Dr Nasir Jetha to the Board of B.C. Medical Services Commission
Dr. Peter Angood to Medical Director, GE Patient Safety Organization (PSO)
Kelly Isfan to President and CEO, Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe ON.
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This entry was posted on Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 3:09 pm and is filed under Longwoods Online.