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Monday, May 24th, 2010
College of Registered Nurses (BC) Initiates Withdrawal from Canadian Nurses Association

The College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) Board has decided to “initiate a measured and managed withdrawal from CNA as a jurisdictional member.”

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Monday, May 24th, 2010
Ontario’s life sciences mission celebrated the first new partnerships signed between Israeli and Ontario companies at a ceremony in Tel Aviv.

Ontario’s Ministry of Research & Innovation and Israel’s Ministry of Industry & Labour renewed an MOU to support future collaboration on research, science and technology

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Monday, May 24th, 2010
Ontario’s Life Sciences Strategy To Boost Health Technology Sector

Ontario is launching a new Life Sciences Commercialization Strategy that combines existing and new life sciences initiatives into a comprehensive and coordinated plan.

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Thursday, May 20th, 2010
EXTRA Fellowship applications must be submitted on or before 12 p.m. EST on March 2, 2010,

Fellowship applications for the CHSRF EXTRA program must be submitted on or before 12 p.m. EST on March 2, 2010, using the appropriate EXTRA application form.

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Tuesday, May 18th, 2010
Longwoods eLetter May 18, 2010

Quote “The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease” William Osler. Here’s a parent’s perspective: Providing Compassionate and Effective Care Essay Product Review: All respondents (University Health Network Gastroenterology consult service) felt the iPhone had the more attractive interface and multimedia features, but 15 out of 16 […]

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Monday, May 17th, 2010
Alberta Health Services Organizational Structure Chart

Click here to download the PDF

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Monday, May 17th, 2010
2009/10 Performance Agreement Targets for President and CEO

Click here to download PDF of the 2009/10 Performance Agreement Targets for President and CEO of Alberta Health

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Monday, May 17th, 2010
Surgeries to continue as AHS intervenes to request receiver for Health Resource Centre

Click here to download the PDF April 30, 2010 CALGARY – Alberta Health Services filed an application in Court of Queen’s Bench today to have an interim receiver appointed in respect of the operations of the Health Resource Centre (HRC). Alberta Health Services (AHS) is moving to protect the interests of patients during bankruptcy proceedings […]

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Monday, May 17th, 2010
Strengthening the Focus on Quality, Value and Evidence-based Care in Ontario.

The proposed Excellent Care for All Bill would strengthen health organizations’ accountability for quality. Published May 3, 2010 Click here to download the full PDF

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Tuesday, May 11th, 2010
Longwoods eLetter May 11, 2010

Quote “There is incredible merit to be derived from inter-organizational and cross-sectoral collaboration when looking for innovative strategies and solutions, best practices and decision-making tools.” Lynn Nagle introduces a special issue of Nursing Leadership (the journal) Essay Do people who have no professional titles feel sidelined by the enthusiasm for ‘inter-professional collaboration’? By Neil Seeman […]

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