Now available in Brazil. Translation of “High Performing Healthcare System” by G. Ross Baker et al.

May 27th, 2014

See the sample chapters here.

Mediation Advocacy The Art of Persuasion by Paul M. Iacono, Q.C., B.A., LL.B.

May 15th, 2014

PREPARATION – THINKING ABOUT THE MEDIATION When viewing the entire landscape of dispute resolution, it is clear that in today’s world mediation is by far the most popular. Every form of dispute resolution involves advocacy. Be perfectly clear, however, that mediation requires a different kind of advocacy. It is not an adversarial setting. It is [...]

Top Ten pieces on Longwoods.com to elicit comments from readers

May 6th, 2014

Prescription for Sustainable Medical Imaging in Canada? Ask the Experts: The Radiologists by Deljit Dhanoa Gambling: A Unique Policy Challenge by Robert I. Simpson Happiness Rising by Neil Seeman Danger of Simplification by Hugh MacLeod and Dr. Doug Cochrane Lessons from a scandal; ORNGE affair has shaken the confidence of citizens who expect tax dollars to be treated with [...]

Longwoods’ Top Ten articles for April 2014

May 6th, 2014

Effective Teamwork in Healthcare: Research and Reality The Role of Nursing Leadership in Integrating Clinical Nurse Specialists and Nurse Practitioners in Healthcare Delivery in Canada Research: Evidence-based Nursing Practice: How to Get There from Here Using SBAR to Communicate Falls Risk and Management in Inter-professional Rehabilitation Teams Professional Practice in Nursing: A Framework The Expanded [...]

Child Health 2010 – 2013 – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

May 5th, 2014

Child Health 2013 – Click here to download the PDF Child Health 2012 – Click here to download the PDF Child Health 2011 – Click here to download the PDF Child Health 2010 – Click here to download the PDF

Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University – January 2013 Newsletter

May 1st, 2014

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Leading Hospitalization Costs in Acute Inpatient Facilities in 2012–2013

April 22nd, 2014

How much do acute inpatient hospitalizations cost in Canada? The cost of acute inpatient hospitalizations in Canada in 2012–2013 was $24.4 billion.* This includes the costs incurred by hospitals to provide services but excludes physician fees. Below are the five major clinical categories (MCCs) with the highest costs in 2012–2013. MCCs use diagnosis codes to [...]

We won’t have Medicare II without federal leadership

April 14th, 2014

— Himelfarb by opseudiablogue Alex Himelfarb understands the 2004 10-year health better than most. At the time it was negotiated, he was the highest ranking civil servant in Ottawa. The $41.3 billion Accord was supposed to fix health care for a generation. It would reduce wait times, provide catastrophic coverage for costly prescription drugs, focus on [...]

T.C. Douglas: a pictorial biography

April 14th, 2014

Now in the Longwoods Library: signed copy of T.C. Douglas: a pictorial biography.

Ontario Hospital Association salaries (2014 Sunshine List)

March 31st, 2014

CAMPBELL PATRICIA President and Chief Executive Officer $358,556.38 DALE ANTHONY President and Chief Executive Officer $303,127.66 DICLEMENTE WARREN Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, Educational Services $288,656.47 GIRALDI JULIE Chief Human Resources Officer and Vice President, Health Human Resources Leadership $235,416.74 MILLER DOUGLAS Chief Financial Officer $178,634.30 CARLTON ELIZABETH Interim Vice President, Policy and Public [...]