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Here are only a few quotes from readers of the Ghost Busting Series:
“A great blend of harsh truth and hope” A care provider.
“The patient is the constant denominator in all and yet we are not included in planning..." A patient.
“A bit of a kick in the butt that some of us need...” A CEO.
“Lack of accountability and clarity of role responsibility leads to complacency…thank you Ghost.” A Board member.

Read the full collection of Healthcare Ghost Busting Essays.


How to incorporate Inter-professional Education (IPE) into Health Sciences programs: The Waterfront Campus Project at George Brown College

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Janet Davidson, the official administrator of Alberta Health Services, is posting all decisions she makes on the AHS website

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Next issue on Using Evidence to Meet Population Health Care Needs: Successes and Challenges is edited by Joshua Tepper (@tepperjd), lead article by Gail Tomblin Murphy and Adrian MacKenzie.

To the 2013 Graduating Chief Surgical Resident. Frederick L. Greene, MD Clinical Professor of Surgery UNC School of Medicine Chapel Hill, North Carolina

From the CMA: the Wait Time Report Card

Making the Most of your Appointment - Overview. A patient suggested the idea. WebMD has the answer: patients provide their doctors a list of issues before they show up. Online forms could be provided for your patients’ use: E.g. 1. A new problem or symptom; 2. Follow-up to a previous problem; 3. First appointment with this doctor; 4. Appointment for an ongoing health problem; 5. Appointment for a child who is healthy; 6. A new problem or symptom; 7. Follow-up to a previous problem. . . .  And more.

Remembering Kevin Leonard:  Here is a selection of the articles he published with Longwoods.
A “Celebration of Kevin’s Life” will take place on Wednesday, July 24th at 5:00 pm at the University of Toronto Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks Street, Toronto, M5S 1C7, The Faculty Club website.

How well known are Canadian Hospitals. Here we compare them to some of their peers. Add your own and see what happens.

Do you manage an Innovative Education program? Submit your program for consideration for the Ted Freedman Award for Innovation in Education. Call for submissions is now open.

A review pertaining to air ambulance transport by Ornge may have caused or contributed to patient deaths.

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The digital hospital evolution.

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Rapid Dissemination of a Critical Care Protocol Using Basic Information Technology Prior to a Rave

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Nursing Leadership
World Health and Population



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  • Dr. David Butler-Jones retires as Canada's first Chief Public Health Officer
  • Rick Lytle to President North America, ArjoHuntleigh, Mississauga, ON
  • Jocelyn Kohlmaier to Vice President, Planning, Central and Eastern Canada, Healthtech Consultants, Toronto, ON
  • Tony Suttis to Associate Vice President, Implementation Division, Healthtech Consultants, Toronto, ON
  • Louisa Covello to Director, Finance and Administration, Healthtech Consultant, Toronto, ON
  • Angela Jacobs to Director, Governance, Quality and Communications, Mississauga Halton LHIN, Oakville, ON
  • Dr. Denis Prud’homme to Associate vice-president research and scientific director of the Institut de recherche de l’Hôpital Montfort, Ottawa, ON
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