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Monday, July 8th, 2013
Too Few, Too Weak: Conflict of Interest Policies at Canadian Medical Schools

Abstract Introduction The education of medical students should be based on the best clinical information available, rather than on commercial interests. Previous research looking at university-wide conflict of interest (COI) policies used in Canadian medical schools has shown very poor regulation. An analysis of COI policies was undertaken to document the current policy environment in […]

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Monday, July 8th, 2013
Patient Input Needed: Health eConcierge

Have you ever had trouble finding health and social services in your community that meet your needs, or those of your clients or patients? The People, Health Equity and Innovation (PHI) Group at the University Health Network is developing a web-based tool to help seniors, their family caregivers, and health professionals find health and social […]

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Thursday, July 4th, 2013
Best Practice Guidelines for Screening Volunteers

Introduction Volunteers[1] are the foundation of many small to medium non-profit organizations. Volunteers help these organizations achieve their mission and objectives. However, a key challenge for any organization is to select volunteers who are competent and contribute to the delivery of service in a safe environment. The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of volunteers […]

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Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
Value of Nurses

NLNU – The Clarity Project Clarity Statements What makes a registered nurse an invaluable part of the health care system?1) RNs are highly qualified to perform their role in health care: Meet high standards in education Have a greater depth and breadth of study than other nursing providers 2) RNs’ education and experience provide them […]

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Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
Ministry of Health Security enhancement roadmap

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