November 26, 2021

Healthcare Supply Chain Strategies and Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Challenges

"Our challenge now is that everybody is so tired, your resiliency has been beaten down and you're challenged as a leader to keep up your energy, keep your teams motivated and be an authentic leader."

Much of the criticism stemmed from a belief that leadership was withholding information. To counteract this, leaders shared information they had access to and clearly identified what was known and what was not.

Full paper in Healthcare Quarterly 

Longwoods Leadership Discussion

Digital and Informatics Competencies: Requirements for Nursing Leaders in Canada

November 23, 2021 1:00 PM EST - The use of health information technologies continues to grow, especially with the increase in virtual care in response to COVID-19. As the largest health professional group in Canada, nurses are key stakeholders and their active engagement is essential for the meaningful adoption and use of digital health technologies to support patient care. Register

Longwoods Radio

Building Post Pandemic Resilience in Health. Nurses‘ Perspective: Episode 5 with Ru Taggar and Irene Andress



Nov 29, 2021 Health & Healthcare News
‘Rage’: Physicians speak out against threats over COVID-19 public health measures

2021-11-29 from Both the Canadian and Ontario medical associations believe that intentional bullying directed at physicians and health-care workers is a crime and should be actively prose [...]

Nov 29, 2021 Health & Healthcare News
Canada attends emergency G7 health meeting on Omicron variant

2021-11-29 from Canadian Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos attended an urgent meeting of G7 health ministers Monday to discuss the emergence of the highly mutated Omicron varian [...]

Nov 29, 2021 Health & Healthcare News
Toronto health board to vote on plan to decriminalize small amounts of illegal drugs

2021-11-29 from The possession of small amounts of illegal drugs in Toronto should be decriminalized immediately, according to a plan recommended by the city’s medical officer of he [...]

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The COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the serious vulnerabilities plaguing Canada's long-term care system. We argue for significant new federal investments tied to clear, enforceable quality standards (particularly around staffing); new investments in home care so that more people can "age in place"; and additional support for informal care providers, including respite programs and cash benefits. We explore how to achieve these reforms within the framework of Canadian federalism and ca [...]



President and Chief Executive Officer
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, Penetanguishene, ON

President and Chief Executive Officer
Alexandra Hospital Ingersoll and Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital, ON

President & Chief Executive Officer
Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare, Muskoka, ON

Director Patient Care Services
PracticeNWT, Yellowknife, NT

Program Director of Diagnostic Services
Quinte Health Care, Bellville, ON

Manager, Bilingual Health Centre / Gestionnaire, Centre de santé bilingue
Yukon Government, Health & Social Services, Whitehorse, YT

Chief Financial Officer
Casey House Hospital, Toronto, ON

LTC Homes Inspector
Ontario Public Service, Various Locations in Ontario

President & Chief Executive Officer
Manitoulin Health Centre, Little Current, ON

Clinical Services Manager, Kidney Care Program (Hemodialysis)
Niagara Health System, Niagara Region, ON

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director | Directeur général/Directrice générale et chef de la direction
The College of Family Physicians of Canada | Le Collège des médecins de famille du Canada, Ottawa, ON