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Improving quality saves money”: A Dialogue on Quality and Patient Safety with IHI’s Maureen Bisognano.


Can Esmeralda Superspy and her sidekick Goober stop the Evil Dr.Carbon’s dastardly plan to stop kids from walking to school?

Off the Cuff

Getting to Sustainability: Radiology as an Example of Moore’s Law in Healthcare.

Ontario Minister of Health Deb Matthews turned Breakfast with the Chiefs on its ear and asked the questions. Some very telling answers from the audience.

Dot: From the Editor-in-Chief [individual essays by Dot Pringle — still popular, still free] or buy the print version.

Listening to Those We Seek to Help by Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health, Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine. Director, Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation. [this essay still popular, still free]. Buy the book.

Children and families have insights that are unique and are critical to successfully moving initiatives forward. SickKids has embarked on a partnership with families to ensure the safety of their children through the Families as Partners in Patient Safety Committee.

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Did you know you can create your own dashboard on the Longwoods site? Every time you mark a product as a “favourite” it goes to your dashboard. And more. . .

Featured article: brought to you by Relay Health All Together Now: A Conceptual Exploration of Integrated Care

Recommended Reading

Healthcare Quarterly
Hospital Medicine Maturity Framework: Proposing a Novel Framework for Defining Stages of Hospital Medicine in Canada
Vandad Yousefi and Mark Evans

Healthcare Papers
The Road to Improving Patient-Reported Outcomes: Measures or Healthcare Reform?
Greta Cummings

Nursing Leadership
Patterns of Patient Safety Culture: A Complexity and Arts-Informed Project of Knowledge Translation
Gail J. Mitchell, Deborah Tregunno, Julia Gray and Liane Ginsberg

Healthcare Policy
Canadian Experts’ Views on the Importance of Attributes within Professional and Community-Oriented Primary Healthcare Models
Jean-Frédéric Lévesque, Jeannie L. Haggerty, Frederick Burge, Marie-Dominique Beaulieu, David Gass, Raynald Pineault and Darcy A. Santor

Electronic Healthcare
Automating Data Capture from the Ontario Laboratories Information System (OLIS) for Secondary Data Uses
Lisa K. Milgram, Sara Khan, Gemma Lee and Marta Yurcan

World Health and Population
Will They Stay or Will They Go? Putting Theory into Practice to Guide Effective Workforce Retention Mechanisms
Barbara Stilwell


Couple Makes Multi-Million Dollar Commitment to Screen Every Newborn Baby for “Bubble Boy” Disease
Campaign Dares Canadians to Wear Red and Support African HIV/Aids Projects
Smart-e-Pants now being tested in Alberta hospitals
New study building framework to bring personalized medicine to the clinic


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Ken Mayhew to President & CEO, William Osler Health System Foundation, Brampton, ON
Lois Graveline to Manager, Community Development, Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Toronto, ON
Edmée Métivier to CEO, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Quebec, Montreal
Dave Filipchuk to PCL as President, Western Canadian Buildings
Jim Dougan to PCL as President, Eastern Canadian Buildings
Rob Holmberg to PCL as Executive Vice-President, Canadian Buildings
Marc LePage to President and CEO, Génome Québec
David Blodgett to President and CEO, Group Medical Services
Carlyn Moulton to Chief Business Development Officer, Salumatics, Mississauga ON.
Michelle DiEmanuele to President and CEO of The Credit Valley Hospital and Trillium Health Centre
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This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 at 11:23 am and is filed under Longwoods Online.