July 14, 2021

Transitions in Nursing Leadership

Michael Villeneuve describes how ACEN joined the new Canadian Academy of Nursing as founding members. "Many thanks to the ACEN Board members who helped us nail down all the details regarding the closure of ACEN and for the tremendous gift of the Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, which will continue to be published by Longwoods but now under CNA’s banner. It will maintain its independent editorial and publishing status, working with an editorial board under Longwoods." 

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Not Just a Land of Pilot Projects: Excellence in Care with and for Everyone

Longwood Breakfast Event, June 8, 2021 with Jennifer Zelmer, President and CEO, Healthcare Excellence Canada.

Everyone in Canada wants and deserves excellence in healthcare, but that is not the reality for all. Access to quality care is uneven; health outcomes vary even more widely. And great ideas for addressing these challenges often get stuck as pilot projects, benefiting only the lucky people in the organization or region served by the initial innovator. While that doesn’t have to be the case, it’s also true that safer, higher quality care at scale doesn’t just happen. Smart approaches that move wise practice from spread to scale – and build resilience in the health sector – will be key to health system transformation as we move beyond the current phase of the pandemic.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, the rapid surge in demand for critical supplies and public health efforts needed to guard against virus transmission have placed enormous pressure on health systems worldwide. These pressures and the uncertainty they have created have impacted the health workforce in a substantial way. This paper examines the relationship between health supply chain capacity and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Canada's health workforce. The findings of this research also high [...]



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