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“Then, something happened.” Bob Evans. Click here to find out what.

Essays

Will Falk Comments on John Ronson’s essay “LHINs at Five years – What Now?”

Off the Cuff

Tom Closson: 17 clips to retirement. No. 3

“. . .the most fundamental challenges, both practical and ethical, that healthcare institutions have to face in the transition to a new era of globalized health services.” A paper by Tom Closson and colleagues. Hospitals in a Globalized World: A View from Canada… (Peggy Leatt invited Andrea A. Cortinois, Sarah Downey, Tom Closson and Alejandro R. Jadad to write this essay)

Passing the Shakespeare Test (or, overindulgence may lead to indifference) by Jennifer Zelmer

Blimey, it’s the last week of summer vacation. So we are making the last issue of Healthcare Policy free for a week. Inspired by Shakespeare. Delivered by Zelmer. Click here.

What Healthcare can Learn from Steve Jobs

Participatory Medicine: Longwoods has a library of papers reflecting on “shared decision making.” Just click here. There are a number of movements advocating this and here is Wikipedia’s take on it. Worth a look as Longwoods explores this further.

Patient Safety – Ten years ago:  Making Patients Safer! Reducing Error in Canadian Healthcare by G. Ross Baker and Peter Norton

Call for Nominations: The Ted Freedman Award for Innovation in Education

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How to …

How to Improve Hand Hygiene. From IHI and collaborators.

WHO Guidelines On Hand Hygiene In Health Care: A Summary

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Transitions

Eric Latimer, PhD, joins the editorial team of the journal Healthcare Policy
Tom Predovic to Senior Vice President, Technology, Nexj Systems Inc.
Louise Sylvan to Chief Executive Officer of The Australian National Preventive Health Agency, an independent statutory authority created to lead the fight against preventable diseases through preventive health initiatives targeting obesity and alcohol, tobacco and other substance abuse.

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This entry was posted on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:17 pm and is filed under Longwoods Online.