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Friday, August 27th, 2010
HR Resources Newsletter Vol.3 No.18 | August 26, 2010

Longwoods Publishing presents the HR Resources Newsletter – access to: a database of best practices; Longwoods recruitment sites; key employer recruitment portals; a history of leadership transitions and appointments; current employment opportunities and more. Vol.3 No.18 | August 26, 2010 The HR Resources Newsletter is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from:   News […]

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Thursday, August 26th, 2010
Longwoods eLetter August 24, 2010

Quote “In Ontario there are three levels of contracts before the patient gets a bath.” Michael Rachlis, The Toronto Star Essays CMA Emerges Dazed from Cave, Writes Report by Steven Lewis Why e-books are good for your health by Neil Seeman Off the Cuff Search the Longwoods Library to review policies and practices. Your “how […]

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Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
2009 Survey of Executive Opinions on Key I.T. Issues

From Modern Healthcare Read this and make some “back of the envelope” notes. (1) How can the web and related technologies help restructure the hospital-physician relationship?  (2) What are the top 10 I.T. system priorities during the next 24 months. (3) What is the percentage of capital budget spent on I.T. assets? (4) What are […]

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2010
| Vol. 7 No. 17, August 18, 2010 |

Vol.7 No.15 | July 21, 2010 FACTS and STATS Thirty-two percent of U.S. residents ages 18 and older — or about 175 million individuals — said they regularly used the Internet this year to find health care-related information, according to a new Harris Interactive poll. Harris Interactive is a US based survey company. The results […]

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Friday, August 13th, 2010
Reaching for the Top: A Report by the Advisor on Healthy Children & Youth

By Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, MD, MBA, FRCS(C) Chair / Chief, Division of Paediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital, London, Ontario Assistant Dean (External)/Assistant Professor, Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario Co-Director, Health Sector MBA, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario Background When […]

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Thursday, August 12th, 2010
Calculating the return on investment of mobile healthcare

Calculating the return on investment of mobile healthcare Nancy E Oriol, Paul J Cote, Anthony P Vavasis, Jennifer Bennet, Darien DeLorenzo, Philip Blanc and Isaac Kohane Abstract Background: Mobile health clinics provide an alternative portal into the healthcare system for the medically disenfranchised, that is, people who are underinsured, uninsured or who are otherwise outside […]

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Thursday, August 12th, 2010
HR Resources Vol.3 No.17 | August 12, 2010

Longwoods Publishing presents the HR Resources Newsletter – access to: a database of best practices; Longwoods recruitment sites; key employer recruitment portals; a history of leadership transitions and appointments; current employment opportunities and more. Vol.3 No.17 | August 12, 2010 The HR Resources Newsletter is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from:   News […]

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Tuesday, August 10th, 2010
British Columbia – Patient Care Quality Review Boards’ Annual Report

British Columbia’s Patient Care Quality Review Boards’ annual report for the period April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010. Click here to download the PDF

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Thursday, August 5th, 2010
Report of the Investigators of Surgical and Pathology Issues

Report of the Investigators of Surgical and Pathology Issues at Three Essex County Hospitals: Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital, Leamington District Memorial Hospital and Windsor Regional Hospital Download the PDF here: surgical_pathology_issues

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Wednesday, August 4th, 2010
eHealthRecord.info August 4, 2010

Fact and Stats A report from US Spyglass Consulting Group shows increased physician adoption of smart phone technology. But physicians cite both an information glut and difficulty communicating with colleagues as barriers to efficient use of the technology. According to the study, 94 percent of physicians interviewed use smart phones to manage personal and business […]

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