Special Report: The Push to Contain Ebola Virus

October 1st, 2014

  http://www.bioworld.com/content/special-report-push-contain-ebola-virus Like other rare diseases, the development of vaccines and drugs to combat Ebola has been stymied by a lack of financial backing to move therapeutics through clinical trials. The patient populations weren’t large enough. That may change given the current crisis. The size of the Ebola problem is changing. It has come from [...]

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Mandate Letters 2014-2015

September 29th, 2014

Read the mandate letters Premier Wynne wrote to each Cabinet Minister, outlining the key priorities for their ministry. From this site - Updated: September 25, 2014 Aboriginal Affairs Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Attorney General Children and Youth Services Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade Community and Social Services Community Safety and Correctional Services Economic Development, Employment [...]

The Economic Impact of Canada’s Faculties of Medicine and Health Science Partners

September 18th, 2014

From the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) In June 2013, the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) retained Tripp Umbach to measure the economic impact of the 17 Canadian faculties of medicine on the individual provinces in which they are located and operate, as well as the nation as a [...]

Partnering with Healthcare Sector Leaders

August 26th, 2014

Partnering with healthcare sector leaders is one of the best ways for a brand to reach an already engaged and targeted audience; and a strategy that highly influences future purchase decisions based on that association. Today, social media allows you to work with smaller budgets and still have the ability to create major impact and value with a sector leader as your partner. And [...]

Longwoods publishes white papers

August 26th, 2014

Our readers have requested white papers, and so Longwoods has put together a new program. White papers are defined by Wikipedia as an authoritative report or guide helping readers understand an issue, solve a problem, or make a decision.[1] White papers are used in two main spheres: government and business-to-business marketing. They may be considered as grey literature. Longwoods White [...]

Twelve Business Development Activities

August 26th, 2014

Develop a network to your best prospects. Sit down and strategize. What meetings do I need to attend? What associations should I join? What articles/papers can I write? How do I get them into the public domain? Blogs, twitter, publishers, shows, conferences? There are one-of-a-kind individuals that are good at this. There are also team [...]

Family caregiving: What are the consequences?

August 22nd, 2014

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Study: Occupational profile and overqualification of young workers in Canada, 1991 to 2011

August 22nd, 2014

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Medical Tourism: Treatments, Markets and Health System Implications: A scoping review

August 21st, 2014

The global growth in the flow of patients and health professionals as well as medical technology, capital funding and regulatory regimes across national borders has given rise to new patterns of consumption and production of healthcare services over recent decades. A significant new element of a growing trade in healthcare has involved the movement of [...]

Re-POOP-ulation and other Innovations

August 19th, 2014

Remarks to the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce | by Leslee Thompson, President and CEO of Kingston General Hospital, and  Chair, Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) | November 12, 2013, Kingston, Ontario   Thank you and good morning. I’d like you to imagine, just for a moment …. A world where a virus [...]