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"The issue of permanent changes of risk related lifestyles in the population is ultimately a question of social change." - Finland's Pekka Puska.


Want Improved Healthcare Performance? Treat Canadian Doctors Like Finnish Teachers - Steven Lewis writes about the application of evidence-informed common sense.

Passive Following vs. Future Focused Leading - Today's Ghostbusters are  Hugh MacLeod and Dr. Graham Dickson with a focus on understanding the changing healthcare dance

Off the Cuff

So who is Arnie Aberman? Really.

If you are part of an "early adopter" Health Links organization? Come to our next Breakfast with the Chiefs - part of a series from Longwoods examining ways and means to deliver faster access and stronger links to family healthcare. 

An invitation + a deadline (as would be appropriate for a ghostbusting series)
The Ghost Busting essay series has generated an overwhelming response from the frontlines, and middle management. And so we have decided to create another series capturing these voices. If you are interested in co-authoring with the author, Hugh MacLeod, please submit your 500 word essay and include what you see as the Ghost Voice.
. . . but first, please read the first two Ghost of Despair Essays along with the first six in the series of twenty for context and layout.
The deadline for submissions is April 02, 2013. All material is subject to editorial review by LongwoodsPlease send your material to Hugh MacLeod

The Change Foundation has launched a new, interactive online hub. Northumberland PATH is the first system wide health and social care alliance in Ontario that partners with patients and caregivers. Their joint job? Co-design services to improve healthcare transitions and experiences for seniors with chronic conditions in West Northumberland - and ultimately beyond.

Minimally-invasive device to treat abdominal aneurysms used for the first time in North America at Peter Munk Cardiac Centre

North York General Hospital is recruiting Governors to serve on its Board and Committees. 

Healthcare Quarterly
Inter-professional Collaboration as a Health Human Resources Strategy: Moving Forward with a Western Provinces Research Agenda 

Nursing Leadership
Healthcare Policy
World Health and Population



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