Conferences and Education
H4IT - Complex Challenges in the Care of Individual Patients & PopulationsJanuary 29, 2014 to March 26, 2014
Wednesdays at 12:00 PM ET: January 29, February 12 & 26, and March 12 & 26, 2014.
Early-Bird Deadline: January 10, 2014
This segment will:
• Look deeper into the body's highly integrated workings - and how this interconnectedness can impede good care.
• Examine how the healthcare system works - where it has improved and where the biggest challenges lie.
• Discuss the impact of knowledge instability, specialization, and the use of team-based care.
• Give an understanding of the difference between illness & disease
• Chart the illness - informatics relationship.
• Look at how to manage the tension between needs of population & individuals.
The National Forum on Patient Experience WestMarch 11 - 12, 2014
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Vancouver, BC
Leverage real-world experiences from the trailblazers of patientcentred care! Source key strategies, lessons learned, and best practices to help get you started or enhance your existing initiatives.
Engage your staff and transform your organization's culture. Align your processes, systems, and people around the patient to improve outcomes and experience. Develop mechanisms to engage patients and families effectively and action on their recommendations. Continuously improve and uphold your organization's reputation for access, quality of care, and patient outcomes.
Rise to the challenges that have emerged in an already complex healthcare environment. It is IMPERATIVE that you act and put the patient at the centre of your organization.
Source 10 solutions to enhance your patient's experience:
- Patient Empowerment: Develop first-rate patient and family advisory council
- Framework Development: Align systems, processes, and people
- Continuous Improvement: Advance your ranking and reputation
- Leadership Strategies: Achieve staff buy-in and drive cultural change
- Service Excellence: Embed patient, family, and staff insights
- Healthcare Transformation: Rally stakeholders to make a difference
- Collaborative Care Model: Create patient-centred teams to improve quality
- Senior Care Best Practices: Incorporate compassion, dignity, and respect
- Measurement: Demonstrate value by linking progress to your initiatives
- Health Outcomes: Foster patient-physician communication to enhance quality
Longwoods 20% discount code: LW20
AHSN National SymposiumMarch 12 - 13, 2014
The theme of this year's Symposium is "The Sustainability of Health Research". This Symposium will examine Canadian and international models of health research within the Academic Health Sciences Centres and Network and discuss related human resource issues, including the future of the clinician scientist.
Health Analytics and BIG DATAMarch 25, 2014
Rotman School of Management, Toronto, ON
Data is growing faster than healthcare organizations can utilize it. How will this valuable data be used? Putting it in the hands of clinicians is critical to research, improved care and enhanced outcomes.
Join Chair, John P. Hoyt, Executive Vice President at HIMSS Analytics on March 25. Acquaint yourself with business intelligence; system indicators; tailored medicines and improved care. Explore big data challenges and analytics as a decision tool. Hear from a HIMSS Stage 7 hospital and finish the day with an expert panel.
Brent Diverty, Vice President, Programs, Canadian Institute for Health Information
Dr. Larry Garber, Internist and Medical Director, Informatics, Reliant Medical Group
Dennis Giokas, Chief Technology Officer, Canada Health Infoway
Avi Goldfarb, Professor of Marketing, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
John P. Hoyt, Executive Vice President, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Analytics
Lydia Lee, Vice President & CIO, University Health Network
Michael Sherar, President and CEO, Cancer Care Ontario
Richard (Rick) I. Skinner, Chief Information and Technology Officer, University of Virginia Health System
The Ontario Public Health ConventionMarch 31, 2014 to April 2, 2014
Allstream Centre, Toronto, ON
TOPHC is one of the most comprehensive and engaging public health events in Ontario. The three-day convention features a variety of educational pathways, including plenary sessions with leading international experts, practical workshops, informative research presentations and posters as well as stimulating panel discussions and multiple opportunities to network with your public health colleagues.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
TOPHC is for those who work or are interested in the field of public health. The program includes sessions on chronic disease, injury prevention, family health, infectious diseases, environmental health, emergency preparedness, and foundational elements of public health.
2014 THEME: KNOWLEDGE TO ACTION!
The gap between the discovery and development of new knowledge and its translation into public health practice has been well documented.
TOPHC 2014 will focus on addressing this gap by:
• Sharing both research and practice-based approaches to evidence
• Exploring how knowledge exchange can and does work
• Providing examples of evidence in action.
TOPHC 2014 delegates will learn how knowledge can be applied in different ways to deliver highly effective public health policies, programs and practices.
CDPAC's Fifth Pan-Canadian ConferenceApril 8 - 11, 2014
Delta Ottawa City Centre, Ottawa, ON
New Partnerships and New Approaches for Chronic Disease Prevention
CDPAC 2014 focuses on innovative partnerships and approaches for chronic disease prevention, including collaborative partnerships across sectors and disciplines, inclusiveness of disadvantaged populations, technological innovations, and the economics of prevention. Presenters will address cross-cutting themes of risk factors/determinants, supportive policy, intersectoral linkages, and populations/settings.
Annual OGA ConferenceApril 9 - 10, 2014
International Plaza Toronto Airport, Toronto, ON
Navigation 2014: Unlocking the Health Care System
This, our 33rd Conference, in partnership with the Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario, is an opportunity for over 400 professional decision-makers, health care professionals, academics and researchers to connect, communicate and share innovative best practices in care delivery to older people in the province.
Dr. Thomas Perls
Dr. Brian Goldman
Spring Governance ShowcaseApril 11, 2014
Sheraton Toronto Airport, Toron, ON
The Governance Centre of Excellence is pleased to present the first-ever Spring Governance Showcase on April 11, 2014!
Featuring a keynote presentation on Achieving Governance Success in Uncertain Times, by Connie Curran, Founder and CEO of Best on Board, this showcase will provide an opportunity for health care boards throughout the province to present and display their leading governance practices.
The Spring Showcase will also feature some incredible governance success stories and outstanding accomplishments, which will cover topics such as:
- Board Succession Planning
- Community and Stakeholder Engagement Initiatives
- Managing Critical Events at the Board Level
- Best Practices to Modernize the Board
- Use of the “Define-Plan-Do-Study-Act” Quality Framework to Implement a Board Portal
- Board to Board Collaboration
Conference for Administrative Professionals - TorontoApril 24 - 25, 2014
The 2014 Conference for Administrative Professionals will be more exciting than ever!
Presented by the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA), this conference will give you the opportunity to:
- Learn about tools that will help you in your administrative professional role
- Improve some of the soft skills that are more valuable than ever in the workplace
- Network with your colleagues from different health care organizations who share the same challenges and might have some of the solutions.
Conference for Administrative Professionals - SudburyApril 24, 2014
Presented by the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA), this annual conference will give you the opportunity to:
- Learn about specific health care issues, and how they relate to your supporting roles
- Discover tools that will help you in your administrative professional role
- Improve some of the soft skills that are more valuable than ever in today’s workplace
- Network with your colleagues from different health care organizations in Sudbury and surrounding areas who share the same challenges and might have some of the solutions
New this year:
Live keynote sessions with world renowned speakers broadcast live from the Conference for Administrative Professionals in Toronto.
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