Longwoods eLetter May 10, 2005
“. . .renewing and strengthening healthcare is an important issue for Canadians” and that “. . .without sufficient providers of care working together, all other efforts will flounder.” from Healthcare Renewal in Canada: Accelerating Change, January 2005. First Report of the Health Council of Canada.
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The Pulse of Renewal: A Focus on Nursing Human Resources
À l’écoute dur renouvellement : Pleins feux sur les ressources humaines infirmières
Longwoods top ten down-downloaded documents for April 2005 (61,559 visits this month)
The Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership Vol. 17. No. 4 http://www.nursingleadership.net/NL174/NL174.pdf
HealthcarePapers: Mental Health in the Workplace http://www.longwoods.com/hp/5-2MentalHealth/HP52Mental.pdf
Healthcarepapers: Towards a Canadian Model of Integrated Healthcare http://www.longwoods.com/hp/spring00/Papers2.pdf
Healthcarepapers: Regionalization: making sense of the Canadian experience http://www.longwoods.com/hp/5-1Regionalization/HP51Regionalization.pdf
Healthcarepapers: In Pursuit of a Safe Canadian Healthcare System http://www.longwoods.com/hp/5-3PatSafety/HP53PatSaftey.pdf
The Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership Vo. 18. No. 1 http://www.nursingleadership.net/NL181/NL181index.html
Healthcarepapers: Where are the Leaders? The need for investment in leadership development http://www.longwoods.com/hp/4-1Leaders/HP41Leaders.pdf
Hospital Quarterly: All the Ministers and Deputy Ministers in profile http://www.longwoods.com/hq/HQ82-2005/HQ82ministers.pdf
ElectronicHealthcare: Clinical Systems: understanding and preventing their premature demise http://www.electronichealthcare.net/EH34/EH34Lapointe.pdf
Breakfast with the Chiefs presentation: In search of the Holy Grail: Infoway one year into its mandate http://www.longwoods.com/events/breakfast/BC05_March08/HolyGrail.pdf
Healthcare Quarterly: Online Case Study | Development of a Regional Clinical Pathway for Total Hip Replacement in a Rural Health Network http://www.longwoods.com /CaseStudies/CS1004Meleskie.pdf
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Law & Governance: a searchable database http://www.longwoods.com/hl/
Jobsite: career advertisements for leadership positions http://www.longwoods.com/jobsite/
Healthcare Quarterly http://www.longwoods.com/hq/
Nursing Leadership: latest issue http://www.longwoods.com/NL181/NL181index.html
Healthcare Papers http://www.longwoods.com/hp/
HRResources: a searchable database http://www.longwoods.com/HRR/
Healthcare Quarterly: latest issue http://www.longwoods.com/hq/HQ82-2005/HQ82index.html
The Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership Vol. 17. No. 4 http://www.nursingleadership.net/NL174/NL174index.html
Lynn Nagle and the Case for Nursing Informatics.
Do you have a case study? Submit a case study to the Longwoods Library. Please visit: http://www.longwoods.com/CaseStudies/index.html
May 11. Next Breakfast with the Chiefs: 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’s. Time: 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Sponsors: Accenture, Cisco Systems, 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: email@example.com
May 30. The need for Leadership and a systems approach to children's healthcare. New ideas from Mary Jo Haddad CEO, Hospital for Sick Children, Breakfast with the Chiefs. At Sick Kids. Reserve a seat with Lina Lopez at: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
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
May 17. 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.
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Challenging Opportunities - The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)
Manager, IT Projects - H.I.Next
Chief Information Officer - St. Michael's Hospital
Director of Surgical Services/Processing - Calgary Health Region
Sept. 14. MORE CONFERENCES (think of them as R&R.)
First National CNIA conference. Nurses & Informatics: Transforming Healthcare. http://www.cnia.ca/CFP.html Almost booked up..
May 15. Call for abstracts. 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. www.injurypreventionconference.ca
On-line registration now available at:www.injurypreventionconference.ca
June 20. Rethinking Development: Local Pathways to Global Wellbeing
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS Canada, 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
September 18. The Sixth International Conference on the Scientific Basis of Health Services, in Montréal, Improving Health by Advancing Healthcare: Linking Research, Policy and Action. For more information click here. A healthy CCHSE initiative.
May 15. Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health (CARWH) - conference.
Vancouver, British Columbia. http://www.workhealth.ca/confhome.htm
May 17. Ontario Case Costing Conference. Visit www.oha.com/conferences for agenda details.
May 26. North American Conference on Interprofessional Education (IPE) Toronto, Ontario. Inaugural event. http://www.cme.utoronto.ca/education/cmesearch.asp
June 1. Association of Ontario Health Centres: Annual conference: http://www.aohc.org/article_display.asp?ArticleID=567
June 24. Pediatric Patient Safety Symposium. Sick Kids. June 24, 2005. http://www.cme.utoronto.ca/PDF/PAE0508.pdf
Dr. Robert Bell to CEO, University Health Network, Toronto (effective June 15, 2005)
Dr. David Naylor to CEO, University of Toronto. (effective Oct. 1, 2005)
Dr. Janet Rossant to Chief of Research at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.
Kerry Munro to General Manager at Yahoo Canada
Mark Hurst to Board of Directors, Ontario Hospital Association
Paul Davies to Board of Directors, Ontario Hospital Association
Jeff Hayward to Computer Associates Canada as Vice President, Marketing
Pierre Coulombe to President, National Research Council of Canada
Stephen DeFalco to MDS Inc. as Chief Operating Officer
David Ricks to Eli Lilly Canada as President and General Manager
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New Patient Safety Resource Guide: This is worth a bold bookmark.
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