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“Sarah Palin is (Half) Right about Obesity Policy”. Neil Seeman tells us why here.


The Ugly Australian by Steven Lewis

Off the Cuff

“I had to do quality improvement to learn about it.” from an essay by Linda A. Headrick, MD, MS, Helen Mae Spiese Distinguished Faculty Scholar, Senior Associate Dean for Education and Faculty Development, School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia.(From the book Lessons Learned edited by Dr. Paul Batalden)

GE’s Health By Numbers program encourages all employees to achieve and maintain optimal health. By focusing on four specific health issues and encouraging healthy choices, Health By Numbers targets the most critical and controllable factors that affect a person’s overall health and well-being.

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Breakfast with the Chiefs

Monday, January 24, 2011
Janet Davidson, President & CEO of Trillium Health Centre, and
Steven Lewis, health policy and research consultant based in Saskatoon, and Adjunct Professor of Health Policy at the University of Calgary and Simon Fraser University.
Topic: What is the Role of a Community Hospital? Really.
Location: University of Toronto, Health Sciences Building, Room 106, 155 College Street, Toronto, ON
Sponsors: Accenture and Baxter
Register here

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Saäd Rafi, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Steven Lewis, health policy and research consultant based in Saskatoon, and Adjunct Professor of Health Policy at the University of Calgary and Simon Fraser University.
Topic: Can Economics Compete with Politics in Ontario’s healthcare system?
Location: Mount Sinai Hospital, Ben Sadowski Auditorium, 18th Floor, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, ON
Sponsors: Accenture and PricewaterhouseCoopers
Register here

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January 20, 2011: Ottawa, ON. From Innovation to Transformation: Delivering and Sustaining Results
January 21, 2011: Toronto, ON. Hospitalist Programs
January 27, 2011: Toronto, ON. Freedom of Information: A Primer
February 7, 2011: Toronto, ON. Health Care 2011: Information and Knowledge Leading to Change
February 7-11, 2011: Toronto, ON. Advanced Health Leadership Program
February 13-15, 2011: Montreal, QC Nursing Leadership Conference
February 16, 2011: Montreal, QC. 2011 CEO Forum: Leadership Accountability in Canadian Healthcare. Hosted by CHSRF
February 22-23, 2011: Vancouver, BC. CHSPR 2011 Health Policy Conference
February 22, 1011: Toronto, ON. The Role of Primary Care in Health System Reform
February 28, 2011: Toronto, ON. Nurse Practitioners: Essential Partners in Improving the Health Care System
March 2-3, 2011: Mississauga, ON. QWQHC 5th Annual Summit
March 20, 2011-November 24, 2011: Multiple Locations. Physician Management Institute leadership development program
March 24 & 25, 2011: Toronto, ON. Nursing Leadership Network of Ontario 2011 Conference
April 4-5, 2011: Toronto, ON. Healthcare Management Forum: Process Improvement and Operational Excellence
May 4-5, 2011: Markham, ON. Ontario Gerontology Association, 30th Annual Conference
May 13- 14, 2011: Vancouver, BC. Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership

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This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 at 10:28 am and is filed under Longwoods Online.