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Healthcare workers face ‘epidemic of violence’

Ontario’s nurses and personal support workers are facing an “epidemic of violence” caused by government and hospitals’ failure to safeguard them from abuse, assault and sexual harassment, according to the body representing health-care providers. Workplace Violence against Health Care Workers in the United States

Healthcare Quarterly |  Vol 18 No. 2, 2015,  July 2015: Preventing Violence in the Workplace

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Breakfast with the Chiefs, February 27, 2017 - Video

Dr. Robert Bell, Deputy Minister of Health & Long-Term Care
Patients First: Heroic Incrementalism for Ontario

Breakfast with the Chiefs

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Danielle Martin
, VP Medical Affairs and Health System Solutions, Women's College Hospital, and
Maureen O'Neil, OC, President and CEO, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
Topic: Better NOW - Better HOW?
Location: Sinai Health System, Mount Sinai Hospital, Ben Sadowski Auditorium, 18th Floor, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, ON
SponsorsCFHIIBM, Medtronic, PwC and Sinai Health System
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Upcoming Speakers for Breakfast with the Chiefs include:
  • Leslee Thompson, President and CEO, Accreditation Canada
  • Peter Pisters, President and CEO, University Health Network.
  • John Daniels, Global Vice President, Healthcare Advisory Services Group, HIMSS Analytics
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  • Laura Salisbury to Director, Mississauga Halton LHIN, Mississauga, ON
  • Kim Stelmacovich to Director of Quality Transformation, Revera, Mississauga, ON
  • Ralph Ganter to Chief Executive Officer, Erie St. Clair LHIN, Chatham, ON
  • Chaim Bell to Physician-in-Chief, Sinai Health System, Toronto, ON
  • David O’Toole to Board Chair, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ON
  • Kirk Corkery to Board Vice Chair, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ON
  • Norman Blais to Assistant Scientific Director, Clinical Research for Cancer Research Development, CHUM Research Centre, Montreal, QC
  • Narendra Singh awarded Canada's Meritorious Service Decoration,  (Civil Division), Toronto, ON
  • Jerome Quenneville to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Wallaceburg, ON
  • Lisa Northcott to Vice President and Interim Chief Nursing Executive, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Wallaceburg, ON
  • Dr. Françoise P. Chagnon to President, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Michel Bilodeau of Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital to Special Advisor, James Bay Hospitals, Cochrane, ON
  • Jennifer Wright to Philanthropy Officer, Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound, ON
  • Tom Thomas to Medical Director, Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery, Atlantic Health System, Morristown, NJ
  • Dov Klein to Director, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships, Plexxus, Toronto ON
  • Kim Kohlberger to Director, Program Operations - West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Denis Roy received a Community Builders Award in the Health Care Category, Sudbury, ON
  • Deborah White appointed Dean and Chief Executive Officer of University of Calgary in Qatar
  • Dr. Thomas Starzl, first surgeon to perform a liver transplant, dead at 90, Pittsburgh, PA

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