Longwoods eLetter May 03, 2005

“In the future we'll all have 15 minutes of fame and 15 minutes of healthcare. Nicole Hollander - humorist on a serious note

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Retaining and Transferring Nursing Knowledge through a Hospital Internship Program
Knowledge acquisition occurs through continuous learning and the transfer of information from those who are highly experienced to those who are less qualified. St. Michael's Hospital. Download PDF | Go to Article

Ensuring Patient Safety | What is a quality of care committee? | What is quality of care information? | When is quality of care information prohibited from being disclosed? | When can quality of care information be disclosed? | Who may provide quality of care information to a quality of care committee? | When to designate information as quality of care information?
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Benchmarking Patient Complaints Data across Ontario Hospitals: University Health Network Invites Collaboration - Sharon Rogers and Belinda Vilhena  http://www.longwoods.com/CaseStudies/index.html

Vancouver Coastal Health Authority Redesign Plan, 2002/2003 to 2004/2005 Download PDF
Health Information - Ten Year Plan for the USA. July 2004 Download PDF
UHN Information Management Strategy 2009: Download PDF.

Dr. Lynn Nagle and the Case for Nursing Informatics.

Nature and Prevalence of Mental Illness in the Workplace. HealthcarePapers:
Vol. 5 No.2 • 2004 •Special Issue

Next Breakfast with the Chiefs: May 11, 2005 - Adalsteinn Brown, More information on Dr. Brown. Topic: Balanced scorecards; Targets/benchmarks; Quality of data. To enable quality improvement. To demonstrate accountability.Venue: Sunnybrook & Women’sTime: 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Sponsors: Accenture, Cisco Systems, Consulting Cadre, Crothall and Morrison, Johnson & Johnson Medical Products, ORMED, and PeopleSoft. Register: All suppliers who are not members of the HealthcareBoard can register here: http://www.longwoods.com/subscribe/canadian.html Register: Healthcare providers, policy managers and other members of the HealthcareBoard can register with Lina Lopez at: llopez@longwoods.com

May 30. It’s Mary Jo Haddad CEO, Hospital for Sick Children, Breakfast with the Chiefs. At Sick Kids. Reserve a seat with Lina Lopez at: llopez@longwoods.com

May 18. University of Toronto Society of Graduates in Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. Transformation in Health Care: Lessons Learned. Hear Ken Kizer, Adalsteinn Brown, Nizar Mohamed, Graham Sher, and Leslee Thompson. See http://www.utoronto.ca/hpme/alumni/alumni_4.htm

How to make the public work for you -

Change policy and practice by engaging the public. Putting ideas into action. An opportunity to volunteer your organization to participate. Come to the Irving Gold / Anton Hart presentation at HCPRA http://www.ahpcanada.com/2005conference/welcome.htm.

Recruit Leaders in management, practice, education and research. Updated daily.

Here is our weekly jobsheet: http://www.longwoods.com/jobsite/JobSheet.html. . . and our Nursing opportunities Nursing Leadership Careers (PDF)


[ Send your leadership career opportunities to Susan Hale at shale@longwoods.com ]

Call for Papers for a special issue on Patient Safety (A collaborative between the Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Ontario Hospital Association Patient Safety Support Service.) Editor is Dr. Ross Baker. If you are interested in presenting your paper as part of an eLearning program please let us know. (dkent@longwoods.com). Details on the Canadian Patient Safety Institute here.

Healthcare Policy: a Journal of Health Services, Management and Policy Research. Announcement and Call for Papers | Politiques de santé : Revue scientifique sur les politiques et la gestion des services de santé. Annonce et invitation à présenter des articles

MORE CONFERENCES (think of them as R&R.)

First National CNIA conference. Nurses & Informatics: Transforming Healthcare. September 14 - 16, 2005 http://www.cnia.ca/CFP.html Almost booked up..

The 2005 Canadian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference (CIPSPC):Evidence to Action: Injury, Violence and Suicide Prevention | November 6 – 8, 2005 | Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Call for abstracts closes May 15, 2005  www.injurypreventionconference.ca

On-line registration now available at:www.injurypreventionconference.ca

Rethinking Development: Local Pathways to Global Wellbeing

St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS Canada, June 20-24, 2005 Keynote address by Jigmi Thinley, Home Minister and former Prime Minister of Bhutan, whose King declared that "Gross National Happiness is more important than Gross National Product." Delegates from more than 20 countries. For more information and a complete speaker line-up visit www.gpiatlantic.org/conference/conference.shtml

The Sixth International Conference on the Scientific Basis of Health Services, in Montréal, September 18 to 20, 2005. Improving Health by Advancing Healthcare: Linking Research, Policy and Action. For more information click here. A healthy CCHSE initiative.

Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health (CARWH) - conference.

15-17 May 2005, Vancouver, British Columbia. http://www.workhealth.ca/confhome.htm

1. Challenges and Opportunities of Supply Chain Integration, on May 9

2. Administrative Professionals Conference. Also on May 9

3. Ontario Case Costing Conference. May 17, 2005

Visit www.oha.com/conferences for agenda details.

Pediatric Patient Safety Symposium. Sick Kids. June 24, 2005. http://www.cme.utoronto.ca/PDF/PAE0508.pdf

Effective March 31, 2005:

Boyd Rowe to CEO, Labrador-Grenfell Regional Integrated Health Authority, Newfoundland & Labrador

George Tilley to CEO, Eastern Regional Integrated Health Authority, Newfoundland & Labrador

David Diamond to CEO, Central Regional Integrated Health Authority, Newfoundland & Labrador.


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Long Term Care in Nova Scotia Plans and Policies 2005. Download PDF

New Patient Safety Resource Guide: (This is worth a bold bookmark)

Nursing Informatics eRounds Certificate program. Self-directed learning at its best.

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