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Vol. 6 No. 13 | June 27, 2013

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Going to war with Health Minister Fred Horne over the sanctity of executive bonus pay illustrates just how detached from reality this embattled superboard and its chairman had become

From the Longwoods Archives

In Conversation with Chris Eagle, former president and chief operating officer of the Calgary Health Region, became chief executive officer (CEO) of the Alberta Health Services (AHS) Board in 2012. (Note: The interview with Dr. Eagle was conducted earlier this year, prior to the reorganization of the Alberta Health Services Board). 

St. Boniface General Hospital A Case Study of the Flood of the Century: To cope with massive flooding in Southern Manitoba in the Spring of 1997 ... an extensive disaster plan with provisions for evacuation of patients, services and equipment to other site [was developed] ... the main vulnerabilities of the St. Boniface campus were twofold:

  • Proximity to the Red River. 
  • An underground tunnel system, including electrical vaults.

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  • Alberta Health Services Board fired by Minister Fred Horne over an issue related to bonuses
  • Dr. Michael Schull to President & Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta to Co-Director and Research Head of the Global Child Health Centre at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
  • Lisa Priest to Project Director, North East Toronto Health Link at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON
  • Jim Hudson to Interim Supply Chain Management Consultant, Kohl and Frisch, Concord, ON
  • Nicola Morris to Assistant Clinical Professor, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
  • Elizabeth Krestick to Senior Manager Patient Relations and Quality, Waterloo Wellington CCAC, Waterloo, ON
  • Todd Stepanuik to President and CEO, Middlesex Hospital Alliance, Strathroy, ON
  • Mal Griffin to Chief Information Officer, Interior Health Authority, Kelowna, BC
  • Robert N. Klein to Ontario Institute for Cancer Research's Board of Directors, Toronto, ON
  • Roe Sivanandan to Strategic Investment – ehealth, Canada Health Infoway, Toronto, ON
  • Aseem Swarup Johri to Vice-Chair, Membership and Advancement Committee, Canadian Chapter of ACHE
  • Darren Hay to Chief Operating Officer, Kela Medical, Whitby, ON
  • Tomas Hayes to Director, Human Resources Services, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON
  • Dr. Antoine Hakim (ON) inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
  • Dr. Arnold Naimark (MB) inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
  • Dr. Bette Stephenson (ON) inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
  • Dr. Claude Roy (QC) inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
  • Dr. David H. MacLennan (ON) inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
  • Dr. Ian Rusted (NL) – the late -- inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
  • Elizabeth Nemeth to Associate Vice President, Healthtech, Toronto, ON
  • Kelly Robson to Proposal Lead, Healthtech Consultants, Toronto, ON
  • Janet Roberts to Director, Healthtech Consultants, Toronto, ON
  • Jocelyn Kohlmaier to Vice President, Planning, Central and Eastern Canada, Healthtech Consultants, Toronto, ON
  • Karen Fitzpatrick to Director, Healthtech Consultants, Toronto, ON
  • Karen Waite to Associate Vice President, Healthtech Consultants, Toronto, ON
  • Louisa Covello to Director of Finance & Administration, Healthtech Consultants, Toronto, ON
  • Tony Suttis to Associate Vice President, Implementation Division, Healthtech Consultants, Toronto, ON
  • Debbi Ragogna to Director, HR and Recruitment Strategies, Healthtech Consultants, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Stephen Robbins to Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Cancer Research, Ottawa, ON
  • Dr. Luc Boileau to Board of Directors, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal, Montreal, QC
  • Dr. Abraham Fuks to Board of Directors, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal, Montreal, QC
  • Leslee Thompson Appointed to Chair of The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario
  • Scott Bradford to Executive Director, Nanaimo Child Development Centre
  • Dr. Robert James (Jim) Tomkins to Chancellor University of Regina
  • Dr. Gordon Green to Chief of Staff, the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority and the James Bay region

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