Spotlight

April 12, 2019

Taking Caregivers Seriously: An Elaboration on Research Practice

A commentary by Janice Keefe and Tamara Krawchenko on Caring for Caregivers, Challenging the Assumptions, an issue of HealthcarePapers. "Research on caregiving tends to explore either the perspective of the caregiver or the perspective of the care receiver, but rarely have both perspectives in a dyad been captured simultaneously, particularly in national data sets."

Events

Tuesday, April 30, 2019  - Toronto, ON Breakfast with the Chiefs

Health System Reform and Lessons from BC

Arden Krystal, President & CEO, Southlake Regional Health Centre, Dr. Brendan Carr, President & CEO, William Osler Health System and Will Falk, Senior Fellow, CD Howe Institute

Click here to see videos of past Breakfast with the Chiefs presentations.

Articles

News

Apr 18, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Washington state Senate passes vaccine bill in rebuke to anti-vaxxers

2019-04-18 from washingtonpost.com The Washington state Senate narrowly passed a measure Wednesday night that would make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinating their children against the mea [...]

Apr 18, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
B.C.'s top doc Bonnie Henry reflects on 3-year anniversary of opioid emergency

2019-04-18 from cbc.ca Just over three years ago, on April 14, 2016, B.C. declared a public health emergency due to the number of deaths caused by the opioid crisis.  Since then, nearly 4,000 B [...]

Apr 18, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Medical malpractice suits are an uphill battle — here's why

2019-04-18 from cbc.ca When patients try to sue their doctor, a CBC investigation shows the rate of success can be very low. CBC News obtained every annual report filed by the Canadian Medical Prote [...]

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As researchers in the field of diversity and aging, we share Williams et al.'s call for policymakers to pay attention to the experiences of family caregivers across a wider spectrum than that which currently operates in health and social care. This paper addresses the particular issues at play in interactions between caregivers from marginalized1 communities and mainstream service providers. Using case studies from our work with ethnocultural minority2 and LGBT3 older adults, this commentary des [...]

 

Careers

Chief & Medical Director, Critical Care 
Scarborough Health Network (SHN), Scarborough, ON
Chief & Medical Director, Emergency Medicine
Scarborough Health Network (SHN), Scarborough, ON
Chief & Medical Director, Surgery
Scarborough Health Network (SHN), Scarborough, ON
Chief & Medical Director, Psychiatry
Scarborough Health Network (SHN), Scarborough, ON
Manager, Urban Health, Harm Reduction Services
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centres, Toronto, ON
Manager, Mental Health Services
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centres, Toronto, ON
Director, Facilities Operations and Support Services
SickKids, Toronto, ON
Director Opportunities
Health Sciences North, Sudbury, ON
Executive Business Manager
Queen Square Doctors, Brampton, ON
Chief Executive Officer
Children’s Treatment Network (CTN), York Region, ON