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Friday, February 22nd, 2019
Aging and Brain Health Innovation: What’s Next Canada?

Aging and Brain Health Innovation: What’s Next Canada? March 20, 2019. Join the nation’s leading innovators, entrepreneurs and global companies for world-class keynotes, discussions, rapid fire presentations and demonstrations of ground-breaking innovations in the aging and brain health sector.

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Thursday, February 14th, 2019
What the Doctor Ordered: Improving the Use and Value of Laboratory Testing

What the Doctor Ordered: Improving the Use and Value of Laboratory Testing CD Howe Report The Study In Brief About 70 percent of medical decisions are based on the results of laboratory tests (Forsman 1996). If testing amounts to inappropriate over-utilization, it could lead to further unnecessary testing, inaccurate diagnosis and potentially inappropriate treatments that [...]

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Monday, February 11th, 2019
Why I Didn’t Tell My Boss I Have Bipolar Disorder — Until Now

Why I Didn’t Tell My Boss I Have Bipolar Disorder — Until Now By Steele Roddick We’ve made progress on destigmatizing mental illness in recent years. I’ve made strides of my own, and the conversations I’ve had with friends and colleagues have given me not just hollow hope, but concrete confidence that things are headed [...]

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
Better Healthcare for Albertans

A Report by The Office of the Auditor General of Alberta May 2017 Introduction Since the 1990s the Office of the Auditor General has conducted over 40 audits on aspects of the Alberta health system, such as seniors care, mental health and addictions, primary care and chronic disease management Our findings covered many different subjects [...]

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Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
Rotman’s Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences

  Rotman’s Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences Add an international perspective to your healthcare management career. Spanning 18 months and three countries, the Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto is an intensive healthcare-focused MBA that weaves together thought leadership, [...]

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Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
Achieving True Partnership: Three case studies of patient and family-centred pediatric care in Ontario

A new Report from the Change Foundation Listening, engaging and working with patients and caregivers is fundamental to improving, redesigning and reimagining Ontario’s health-care system. However, it is well established that there is no single, right way to engage patients and their families, and that partnership between healthcare providers and patients and families can take [...]

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Monday, September 24th, 2018
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences’ 8th Annual Mental Health Conference: Call for Abstracts

  The deadline for abstract submission is Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Decisions for acceptance will be made by mid-December via email to the Primary Contact. Please contact Amanda Nixon at nixona@ontarioshores.ca for questions.

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Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
Will Falk Appointed to Board of Directors of AMS Healthcare

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Monday, July 16th, 2018
e-Health 2018 – All about the patients

e-Health 2018 – All about the patients https://www.flickr.com/photos/142161021@N02/42680443631/in/album-72157692169553490/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/142161021@N02/29480013678/in/dateposted-public/ The 18th annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow took place in Vancouver from May 27 to May 30 and one resounding message from the 4 days event is the importance of patient-centric approaches to digital health transformations and solutions in the country. The opening session of the [...]

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Friday, June 15th, 2018
Getting the most out of your integration investments

Historically, integration of patients’ health data and information was confined to the walls of their healthcare organization. Today, hospitals, Family Health Teams (FHT) and leaders in the healthcare space recognize that it is vitally important to integrate aspects of their patient’s health data. Spanning the continuum of care, beyond those walls of a single healthcare [...]

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