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February 21, 2019

Integrating Care in Scotland by Cathy Fooks, Jodeme Goldhar, Walter P. Wodchis, G. Ross Baker and Jane Coutts

"We want to ensure that adult health and social care services are firmly integrated around the needs of individuals, their carers and other family members and that sustainable financial mechanisms that give priority to the needs of the people they serve rather than the needs of the organizations through which they are delivered and that those arrangements are characterized by strong and consistent clinical and professional leadership."

Nicola Sturgeon, Member of the Scottish Parliament, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing, December 2011 

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Former head of Sick Kids’ Motherisk lab gives up medical licence amid investigation

2019-02-22 from thestar.com Dr. Gideon Koren has agreed to never practise medicine again in Ontario in the face of an investigation by the province’s medical regulator into whether he committed [...]

Feb 21, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Canadian shelves ‘would run dry’ if U.S. imports drugs

2019-02-21 from here Importing prescription drugs from Canada has long been seen as an easy solution to skyrocketing drug prices for U.S. patients. But now that President Donald Trump and Democrats [...]

Feb 21, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
There's a measles outbreak in B.C. In 2019. Why? With guest André Picard

2019-02-21 From thebigstorypodcast.ca Vaccine hesitancy is a top-10 global health threat. Kids are getting sick, and some are dying, from an illness that we should have eradicated decades ago. Childr [...]

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Health systems worldwide are challenged by the growing costs and demands of delivering high-quality healthcare services that are safe and cost-effective to support health and wellness for populations. This paper proposes a system-level transformation of clinical environment infrastructure to advance quality and strengthen patient safety at sustainable costs. Evidence of the impact and value of the clinically integrated supply chain strategy is emerging in three global health systems: Alberta Hea [...]

 

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