Limits on Privately Financed Healthcare Upheld by the BC Supreme Court
On September 10, Justice Steeves of the BC Supreme Court released his decision in Cambie Surgeries Corporation v. British Columbia (2020), which has significant implications for the future of Canada’s public healthcare system.
The Search for Improving Value in Canadian Healthcare
Canada is one of the world's highest per capita spenders on healthcare. Yet provinces consistently boast lack luster performance on important measures of their population's health and access to healthcare.
Responding to the COVID Crisis
Our collective response to the pandemic has shaped its evolution and changed the rules governing how we work, play and interact with one another. Will it also change healthcare? Will the change be forever and for the better?
The Changing Face of Healthcare Delivery: Making Room for Other Disciplines
The challenges associated with healthcare's assimilation of interdisciplinary models of care and integration with social care are aligned with international directions to reduce fragmentation between providers, integrate a wider range of healthcare services and address social care issues associated with aging, health and health outcomes.
Use of Race-Based Data in the Pandemic: Let’s Move from Stigma to Solutions
With the increased use of race-based data in pandemic planning, we must consider one key caveat: is the data being used to better inform suitable interventions, or as dangerous vitriol to shame and stigmatize already vulnerable populations?
Do you consider Emotional Intelligence when hiring leaders?
Found this in the archives but think it is a good reminder in these times.
"Emotional Intelligence - How Well Do We Know Ourselves and How We Relate to Others?" - an exploration of the concept of emotional intelligence (EI) - our ability to manage ourselves and our relationships effectively - and its relevance for the performance of leaders and managers who make up the essential decision-makers in Canada's healthcare systems.
Rick Glazier, Scientific Director of the Institute of Health Services and Policy Research at the Canadian Institute of Health Research
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