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"There is nothing like a crisis to realize the benefits of new models of care."
Lynn M. Nagle

What Do We Need to Do Now? (Nursing Leadership, 2020)


Pandemic Underscores Transparency in Frontline Workforce Deployment

Shawn Drake, Tilla Smith and John King

An international telephone survey illustrates linkages between optimal workforce deployment and the ability of health systems to respond to their dynamic – often chaotic – environments. Survey results highlight the imperative of transparent decision-making, bolstered by clean data and well-defined procedures.

Off the Cuff

Just Released! Nursing Leadership Vol. 33, No. 2
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Special Focus on Nursing Practice Models

Poll suggests COVID-19 not changing Canada Day for many Canadians

‘No celebrations’: Indigenous communities, leaders share their Canada Day frustrations

Project Safe Audience presents Harm Reduction 101 on July 2, 2020 via Facebook Live.

Report from Sinai Health on Black Experiences in Health Care.

Addressing systemic racism in healthcare - Healthy Debate

Black Indigenous People of Colour in healthcare looking for a forum? Adnaan Bhyat is looking to create a network of people in positions of health leadership working within the system to redesign it towards the elimination of anti-Black racism and promotion of equitable care quality, access, and representation.

With all of the changes in practice, what do you need to do to keep your commitment to patient's privacy in place? A PIA amendment? A whole new PIA? Watch this past webinar from Thought Architects.

Models of Care

Palliative Care Models in Long-Term Care: A Scoping Review - Nursing Leadership, 2019
Implementation of Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO): An Evaluation of Three Models of Care - Healthcare Quarterly, 2017
Nurse-Led Models of Care for Patients with Complex Chronic Conditions: A Scoping Review - Nursing Leadership, 2019
Nursing Care Delivery Redesign: Using the Right Data to Make the Right Decisions - Nursing Leadership, 2020
The Development and Implementation of a Model of Nursing Clinical Practice: A Journey - Nursing Leadership, 2020
Palliative Care Models in Long-Term Care: A Scoping Review - Nursing Leadership, 2019

Healthcare Management Forum and Healthcare Quarterly Joint Call for Papers
Leadership in healthcare is being challenged like never before. What are the new competencies required for successful leadership? What can be learned from leadership models and experiences across the spectrum – in public health, integrated systems, long-term care, community health and hospitals? Click here for more information on how to submit.

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Breakfast with the Chiefs

The 2019-20 season is now over, stay tuned for the new season starting in September. Have a wonderful and safe summer. Breakfast with the Chiefs is an educational session that provides invited “Chief Executives” the opportunity to share new ideas, policies and/or best practices with colleagues.

Sign up here to be notified of dates and registration.

Click here to see videos of past speakers.

Missed the last event?

Watch Jennifer Zelmer, President & CEO, CFHI, at Breakfast with the Chiefs, June 23, 2020:

The 'Now Normal': Transitions in Health Services During and Beyond the Pandemic.

Watch as Jennifer explores this evolving 'now normal,' addressing vulnerabilities the pandemic has highlighted and opportunities to move towards better care, closer to home and and beyond.

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Breakfast with the Chiefs

Listen to Dr. Mark Britnell's presentation from June 4, 2019: Human: Solving the Global Workforce Crisis in Healthcare podcast.


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Editor's Pick


Healthcare Policy Vol. 15, No. 4, 2020

Canadian Real-World Evidence Action Plan across the Drug Life Cycle
Mina Tadrous, Tarry Ahuja, Basanti Ghosh and Rhonda Kropp

Policy makers see Real-World Evidence (RWE) as a potential way to help deal with challenges with the number of drugs with rare indications and rapidly rising costs. The authors highlight the key opportunities, barriers and future directions related to the use of RWE throughout the life cycle of drugs in Canada.



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