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"...University Health Network president and CEO Peter Pisters at $753,992; Sinai Health System president and CEO Joseph Mapa at $719,724; Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care president William Reichman at $718,475; Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre president and CEO Barry McLellan at $715,000; the Hospital for Sick Children’s president and CEO Michael Apkon at $690,566; and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health president and CEO Catherine Zahn at $672,731." reports on government salaries in Ontario


Chasing CEO Talent in Healthcare: Is It Really About the Money? - a 2012 essay from Steven Lewis
The CEO pay packets on their own are a tempest in a teapot – if you whacked them all in half you wouldn’t even notice the difference in a $50 billion-plus health budget. But the issue is interesting in principle and symbolically important. How much an industry or an organization pays its top people signifies its value system in absolute and relative terms. The justifications offered reflect their assumptions about what motivates people, what makes an environment attractive, and against whom they are competing.

Off The Cuff

Salary Disclosure Ontario AKA The Sunshine List - Use the 'Filter table by Sector' search to find Health and MOHLTC employees.

Healthcare executives bask in Sunshine List

April 4, 2017 is Oncology Nursing Day

Canadians come together to celebrate National Family Caregiver Day

I am inviting you to apply and become a member of the new provincial Patient and Family Advisory Council. This is an important opportunity for patients and family members to help shape the services they receive. Please apply today — the deadline is April 10, 2017.” - Melissa Farrell, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care 

Ontario medically assisted dying service could be up and running by May: Health Minister
Healthcare providers decry Ontario's assisted-death process

Where you live in Ontario could determine your risk of a heart attack, study finds

Health Canada wants to strengthen regulation of natural health products

Sweet sidekick: Maple syrup extract appears to boost antibiotics

Trial of Nova Scotia doctor accused of trafficking 50,000 opioid pills begins

Private health or public risk? How Alberta helped a foundation offer citizens 'experimental' care

Breakfast with the Chiefs

Monday, April 24, 2017
Dr. Peter Pisters
, President and CEO of University Health Network
Topic: Creating a Patient and Employee Safety Transformation:  Lessons Learned in the UHN Journey
Location: HIROC Conference – 2017, Sheraton Centre Toronto, 123 Queen St. West, Toronto, ON
Sponsor: HIROC
Note: The April 24, 2017 Breakfast with the Chiefs is free for attendees. Please register through the HIROC conference website. Feel free to call 416-864-9667 if you have any questions.

Better NOW - Better HOW? (Video)
Watch Dr. Danielle Martin and Maureen O’Neil at Breakfast with the Chiefs, March 29, 2017

Upcoming Speakers for Breakfast with the Chiefs include:
  • Leslee Thompson, President and CEO, Accreditation Canada, an affiliate of the Health Standards Organization
  • John Daniels, Global Vice President, Healthcare Advisory Services Group, HIMSS Analytics
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  • Roderick McInnes to Acting President, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Ottawa, ON
  • Peter Cleary to Senior Consultant, Santis Health, Ottawa, ON
  • Mike Villeneuve to Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), Ottawa, ON
  • David Barlow to Central East LHIN Board of Directors, Ajax, ON
  • Michael Nettleton to Central East LHIN Board of Directors, Ajax, ON
  • Mithu Sen has been re-appointed Assistant Dean, Faculty Equity and Wellness, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, ON
  • Keith Willoughby to Dean, Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK
  • Alan Bernstein awarded 2017 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research, Toronto, ON
  • Lewis Kay awarded Canada Gairdner International Award, Ottawa, ON
  • Jacques Boissonneault to Administrator of Shriners Hospitals for Children, Montreal, QC
  • Jodeme Goldhar to Executive Lead, Strategy and Innovation, The Change Foundation, Toronto, ON
  • Maryanne D’Arpino to Senior Director, Patient Safety Improvement and Capability Building, Canadian Patient Safety Institute, Edmonton, AB
  • Michele James to Vice President, Performance, Strategy and Innovation, Scarborough and Rouge Hospital, Toronto, ON
  • Glenn Brown to Brian Hennen Chair in Family Medicine, Queen University, Kingston, ON
  • Juanita Lawson to Chief Executive Officer, NorWest Community Health Centre, Thunder Bay, ON
  • David Hess to Sheldon H. Weinstein Endowed Chair in Diabetes Research, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western, London, ON
  • John Moore to National Consulting Leader, PwC, Toronto, ON
  • Amy Bleuel, founder of Project Semicolon, has died. She was 31 
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