Spotlight

February 25, 2020

CIHI measures access to home care and mental health services

"From 2017 to 2018, more than 320,000 people visited an ER to seek care for mental health or addictions. Nearly one in 10 of these patients (9.4% or 30,434) were frequent visitors with four or more ER visits for help with mental health and/or addictions over the course of a year."

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Events

Wednesday, March 04, 2020  - Toronto, ON Breakfast with the Chiefs

The Past, Present and Future of Integrated Care in Ontario

Susan Fitzpatrick in conversation with Brian Golden at the Rotman School of Management

Awards

Call for Submissions: The Ted Freedman Award for Innovation in Education

Longwoods Publishing, in cooperation with the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR), presents this award yearly. A representative from the winning organization will be recognized during the 2020 CAHSPR ConferenceClick here for Guidelines. Submission Deadline has been extended to Friday, March 13, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Articles

News

Feb 27, 2020 Health & Healthcare News
Canada preparing a Plan B pandemic response in case coronavirus containment fails

2020-02-27 from cbc.ca A top Canadian health official says that while the federal government works to stop the spread of the coronavirus, it's also preparing a robust response plan in case containmen [...]

Feb 27, 2020 Health & Healthcare News
Lives saved, lives lost, and a memory he can never shake: 40 years as a paramedic on the streets of Toronto

2020-02-27 from thestar.com Greg Carter didn’t keep many souvenirs. But a person doesn’t work four decades on Toronto’s streets as a paramedic without accumulating a few tangible me [...]

Feb 27, 2020 Health & Healthcare News
I'm a grown-up. What vaccines do I need?

2020-02-27 from cbc.ca We've been hearing a lot about vaccinations recently, as health officials battle a disturbing rise in cases of measles and other diseases. These conversations usually ce [...]

Editor's Picks

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This quality improvement initiative to help prevent known medication-related failures during transitions of care was co-led by Patients for Patient Safety Canada, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, the Canadian Pharmacists Association, and the Canadian Society for Hospital Pharmacists. Initially, the intervention was to develop, test, evaluate and disseminate a medication safety "checklist" for patients and healthcare providers. T [...]

 

Careers

Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga, ON
Clinical Biochemist
Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Kingston, ON
Chief of Surgery
Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington, ON
Senior Director, Service Excellence
Strides Toronto, Toronto, ON
Ontario’s Patient Ombudsman / Ombudsman des patients de l’Ontario
Ontario Ministry of Health, Toronto, ON
Executive Director, Performance Measurement
New Brunswick Health Council, Moncton, NB
President and CEO
Norfolk General Hospiial and West Haldimand General Hospital, Simcoe, ON
Chief Financial Officer
Plexxus, Toronto, ON
Board of Directors
Halton Healthcare, Oakville, ON
Director, Patient Care Services
Royal Ottawa Healthcare Group, Ottawa, ON
Senior Director, Talent and Culture
Central Health, Grand Falls-Windsor or Gander, NL