January 10, 2019

Mandatory Reporting of Health Professional Incompetence and Incapacity: Is it Time to Adopt the Australian Regime?

by Kathleen Leslie and Sioban Nelson

Identifying poor or unsafe practice is an important aspect of professional regulation. One way that health profession regulators access this information is through legislated mandatory reporting of incompetence or incapacity. Australia's mandatory reporting provisions are far-reaching and have become a touchstone issue in Australia's regulatory framework. In Ontario, mandatory reporting of health professionals is more limited.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019  - Toronto, ON Breakfast with the Chiefs

How to Improve Safety and Quality in an Overburdened Health System

Dr. Kevin Smith, President & CEO of UHN

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Healthcare Polcy 14(2)

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Jan 19, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Bob Bell to Doug Ford: Don’t harm Cancer Care Ontario while restructuring health agencies

2019-01-18 from Reports from Queen’s Park suggest the Ministry of Health is planning a major consolidation of administrative services to create a new health superagency. This new su [...]

Jan 18, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
A Doctor who knows how government works talks healthcare policy - Bob Bell on CBC

Dr. Bob Bell, former President and CEO of the University Health Network and former deputy minister of Health and Long Term Care, on potential changes to health care under the Progressive Conservatives [...]

Jan 18, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
In defense of the LHIN: Bob Bell

The CBC has learned province is putting Ontario's fourteen regional health agencies on the chopping block. Bob Bell, former deputy minister of health and long-term care, is with us.  Ottawa Morn [...]

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A simple and concise Housing Adequacy Checklist (HAC) is beneficial for case managers in assessing home care eligibility for seniors in their place of residence. The results of a systematic literature review and a focus group, involving representatives from stakeholder groups, determined that it is important that the HAC assess four factors: the physical and material infrastructure of a care recipient's place of residence; the range of amenities; the household geography; and the cohabitation arr [...]



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