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"If you think about the notion of systematic underrepresentation of women in medical research, it probably isn't surprising that both on the prevention side and treatment side, we're probably not implementing solutions that will get at the particular health needs of women," said Dr. Danielle Martin, a family physician at Women's College Hospital about a 50-year study from CIHI that finds Canadian women falling behind on potential years of life lost


Future of Healthcare 2036 – An Integration of Providers, Consumers and Technology
An Open Letter from Kevin PD Smith
In many respects our concept of integration today needs to be replaced by the understanding that the relationships between consumers and healthcare providers are being “democratized” by technology.

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Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW)
MIAW 2016 is October 2nd to 8th. Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is an annual national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness.

Find out what’s happening for Mental Health Week in your community.

Body of Research Links Mental Health Disorders among People Living with HIV to Barriers in Accessing Care

Healthcare Quarterly | Vol 18 Special Issue | January 2016
Transforming Mental Health Services: Lessons from South Western Ontario

Healthcare Quarterly | Vol. 14 Special Issue | May 2011
Child Health in Canada Issue 2: Child and Youth Mental Health

Seamless Transitions: Hospital to Home (White Paper)
Transition planning is most effective when hospitals, community providers and primary care physicians work together to coordinate care for patients.

Canadian medical journals hijacked for junk science

Millions of Canadians don't have to be told if health information breached

50-year study finds Canadian women falling behind on potential years of life lost

Jane Philpott says 3% a 'reasonable escalator' for healthcare spending

Health minister vows to do more than just 'open the federal wallet'

Premiers send Trudeau letter demanding meeting on healthcare

CAMH loses $1 million donation due to ‘issues of accountability’

How actors help an award-winning Toronto doctor teach his students

Outstanding accomplishment of future health leaders recognized by the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

How stewardship might heal our healthcare woes by André Picard

Breakfast with the Chiefs 

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Christine Elliott, Ontario Patient Ombudsman Designate
Location: University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management, Fleck Atrium, 105 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, Canada 
SponsorsCernerCFHICIHIHIROCIBM,  National Research, Santis Health and Rotman 
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Upcoming Speakers
November 16, 2016  – Chris Power, CEO, Canadian Patient Safety Institute

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  • Beata Pawlowska to Director of Programs, Projects and Partnerships, University of Toronto at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON
  • David Keselman to Chief Executive Officer, Louise Brier Home and Hospital and Weinberg Residence, Vancouver, BC
  • Paul Heck to CFO and Information Officer, Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston, ON
  • Mike Nader to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, University Health Network, Toronto, ON
  • Deborah Cumming to Advocacy and External Relations Specialist, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Yoshinori Ohsumi awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden


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