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Nurses were three times more likely to commit errors when they worked more than 12.5 hours. “Working overtime increased the odds of making at least one error, regardless of how long the shift was originally scheduledFrom Dorothy Pringle’s editorial Shifting Shifts.


It’s Spring and Convocation is in the Air. So What? from the book Dot: From the Editor-in-Chief

Off the Cuff

Backgrounders to current Freedom of Information debates.

  1. Review of the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 – OHA: The personal health information and the privacy of its …. handling personal health information …
  2. Hospital Privacy Toolkit – Welcome to OHA: Use of Personal Health Information by the Circle of Care …
  3. OHA BACKGROUNDER Introduction Overview of Key Provisions: 1 Jan 2011 … Note: This section does not apply to personal health …
  4. Lessons Learned from a Privacy Breach at an Academic Health Sciences Centre
  5. Remarks By The Honourable Deb Matthews Minister of Health and Long …Nov 18, 2009 … I’d been on the job three weeks when Tom Closson wrote me suggesting that Freedom of Information laws be extended to cover hospitals. …
  6. Implementing a Privacy Compliance Program in Your Hospital
  7. Physicians are  required to comply with the hospital’s privacy policy and information practices where they are acting as agents of the hospital and …
  8. Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, 2006. Quote from the Order. “ Despite having alerted the hospital to the possibility of …
  9. Safe: A Status Update on Information Security and the Hospital Community … IT Security and Privacy are becoming increasingly visible “hot topics” across …

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Breakfast with the Chiefs

Thursday, May, 5, 2011
Dr. Stephen Duckett, Professor in the Alberta School of Business and the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta.
Topic: Lessons from Alberta, the road less travelled
Location: University of Toronto, Health Sciences Building, Ground Floor, Room 106, 155 College Street
Sponsors: Accenture, IBM, and PwC
Register here

Stephen Duckett Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (Original Recipe)

Upcoming Speakers – Details and registration will be announced in this space soon or sign up for New Events Alerts to be the 1st to know

Dr. Robert Howard, President and CEO, St. Michael’s Hospital – June 2011
Dr. Robert Bell, Dr. Mary Ferguson-Paré and Sholom Glouberman – September 2011

Past Presentations can be found here.  All Audio and Video Presentations can be found here

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Healthcare Institutions who would like to send their staff to participate in these programs can contact Sarah Lieberman at rhart@longwoods.com
For sponsorship information, please contact Matthew Hart at 416-864-9667 x113 or email mhart@longwoods.com

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Stephen A. Hall to Shared Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Trillium Health Centre & The Credit Valley Hospital, Ontario
Barbara Mildon to Vice-President, Professional Practice and Research, and Chief Nurse, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Whitby, Ontario
Patrick Pichette to PatientWay as Chief Marketing Officer
Dr. Jim Shaver to chairman of Royal Victoria Hospital’s medical advisory committee, Barrie, Ontario
Dr. Brian Lentle to the board of Premier Diagnostic Health Services
Eliza Fung to the board of Premier Diagnostic Health Services
Geoffrey Waters to the board of Premier Diagnostic Health Services
Ron McKerrow to the board of Premier Diagnostic Health Services
Ross Greenwood to the board of Premier Diagnostic Health Services
Dr. Bruce Pollock to Vice President of Research CAHM, Toronto, ON
Brenda Rebman to Vice-President, People & Clinical Service, Interior Health, BC
Jess Ketchum toChair, Board of Directors, BC Cancer Foundation, Vancouver, BC

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This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 2:27 pm and is filed under Longwoods Online.