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Radiology as an Example of Moore’s Law in Healthcare  – Getting to Sustainability. Will Falk [Recommended reading by Denis Protti]

Off the Cuff

New CIHI online resource shows hospital performance improving.

Pregnant mothers who overeat or under eat may be setting up their babies for a lifelong weight problem. Dr. Arya Sharma (Edmonton) weighs in.

Here is a sample of essays from Neil Seeman from Longwoods.

Health Policy: The Best of Times or the Worst? Jennifer Zelmer

A Casualty in the Class War: Canada’s Medicare Robert G. Evans

The next Breakfast with the Chiefs – May 16 at Li Ka Shing
Indicators, analytics and dashboards. The new CIHI initiative with John Wright, Kevin Smith and Kelly Isfan. Breakfast with three essentially different CEOs.
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Healthcare Quarterly
Immigrant Health and the Children and Youth of Canada: Are We Doing Enough?

Healthcare Papers
The PROMise of Quality Improvement in Healthcare: Will Canada Choose the Right Road?

Nursing Leadership
The Role of Nursing Leadership in Integrating Clinical Nurse Specialists and Nurse Practitioners

Healthcare Policy
Using Administrative Data to Study Child Health

Electronic Healthcare
Managing e-Health Change – A Pan-Canadian Collaborative Approach

World Health and Population
Breastfeeding as a Time-Varying–Time-Dependent Factor for Birth Spacing


Ontario Hospital Association Recognized for HealthAchieve
Statement From Ontario’s Health Minister In Response to the Ontario Medical Association
U of T & St. Michael’s Hospital report recommends safe drug-use site for Toronto
OIG: Only one in seven hospital errors is reported
How common is off-label drug prescription?


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Kim Sheehan to Director, Quality Governance, Vancouver Island Health Authority, Victoria, BC.
Grant B. Walsh to President & CEO, Group Health Centre, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
Allan Katz to President & CEO, Riverside Health Care Facilities, Fort Frances, ON.
Honourable Michael H. Wilson to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Lori Turik to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Dr. Margaretha Rebel to Chair/Chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Jim Dunn, Associate Professor, Department of Health, Aging, and Society, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, and William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies at Harvard University.
Shehnaz Alidina, PhD candidate in Health Policy and Management, Harvard University and Research Fellow, Canada Program, Harvard School of Public Health.
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