March 04, 2021

Lessons on COVID-19 from Home and Community through the Lens of SE Health

3 critical insights from the home and community care sector, which shed light on pre-pandemic fault lines that have widened:

1) pre-pandemic systemic biases and barriers were exasperated during the pandemic, which impacted the most vulnerable;
2) nurse leaders were faced with unprecedented fear and anxiety from both patients and their staff colleagues; and
3) the pandemic provided an opportunity for significant learning, innovation and capacity development. 

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The ‘Now Normal’: Transitions in Health Services During and Beyond the Pandemic

At our Breakfast event on June 23, 2020. Jennifer Zelmer, President & CEO of CFHI explored the evolving 'now normal,'

How to Improve Safety and Quality in an Overburdened Health System

At our Breakfast event on January 23, 2019. Dr. Kevin Smith, President and CEO, University Health Network (UHN) discusses how Ontario’s hospitals are often operating beyond 100 per cent capacity. 

Reshaping Healthcare Services and Delivery to Meet Changing Needs

At our Breakfast event on May 28, 2019. Bernard Lord, CEO, Medavie speaks on how patient needs and expectations are changing, and our health system must adapt. 

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The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented time for leaders to lead. The uncertainty and complexity have been overwhelming, and for many of us, the tools available in our leadership toolboxes have been tested during the pandemic. In my experience, for nurse leaders to best lead during such challenging times, we need to truly understand what the front line needs from us in a crisis. I believe that six leadership practices are key for nursing leaders to support front-line engagement while navigatin [...]



Director, Medical Programs
Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Cambridge, ON
Vice President, Clinical Services & Chief Nursing Executive
Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Cambridge, ON
Executive Director, Human Resources
Health PEI, Charlottetown, PE
Associate Director, Health
The Conference Board of Canada, Ottawa, ON
Manager, Home and Community Care
VON Canada, London, Grey Bruce, Perth Huron, ON
The Pines Long-Term Care Home, Bracebridge, ON
Community Integration Lead
Southlake Community Ontario Health Team, Aurora/York Region, ON
Chief Operating Officer
Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Kingston, ON
Territorial Manager, Laboratory & Diagnostic Imaging
PracticeNWT, Yellowknife, NT
President and CEO
Campbellford Memorial Hospital, Campbellford, ON
President and CEO
St. Joseph’s Care Group, Thunder Bay, ON
Manager, Hospital Finances & Accounting
The University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
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Ministry of Health, Toronto ON
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Ministry of Health, Toronto ON