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 "There is also today endorsement across the country of the importance and the power of the patient and family voice." Hugh Macleod commenting on major achievements of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI), on its tenth anniversary.


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The new NHS system has substantially increased the level of centralization, shifting powers and functions previously held by PCTs and regional strategic health authorities to enhanced national agencies.” – Stephen Peckham comments on Accountability in the UK Healthcare System.

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 TELUS Health Talks – November 14, 2014
Dr. Farzad Mostashari covers Taking an Aggressive Stance on EMRs: Lessons from the US
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Breakfast with the Chiefs – January 22, 2015
Dr. Jack Kitts, Dr. Barry McLellan, Dr. Kevin Smith and Leslee Thompson
Can innovation (1) improve care for patients (2) strengthen the healthcare system and (3) save money?
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  • Duncan Sinclair to 2015 Inductee Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
  • Dr. Regina Husa to Director of Accreditation, Postgraduate Medical Education, University of McGill, Montreal, QC
  • Michael Kobor to Canada Research Chair, Social Epigenetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
  • Jonathon Leipsic to Canada Research Chair, Advanced Cardiopulmonary Imaging, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
  • Kate Shannon to Canada Research Chair, Global Sexual Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
  • Stefan Taubert to Canada Research Chair, Transcriptional Regulatory Networks, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
  • Mel Cappe to Board Chair, Rx&D Health Research Foundation, Ottawa, ON
  • Lucy Hume to Executive Director, The Jean Tweed Centre, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Brenda Hemmelgarn to Head, Department of Community Health Services, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
  • Dr. Beniot Mulsant to Executive Director, Medical Psychiatry Alliance, Toronto, ON
  • Krista Outhwaite recommended by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to be President of the Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Dr. Ross Findlater to Medical Health Officer, SunCountry Health Region, Weyburn, SK
  • Christopher Cecchini to Vice President Human Resources, SunCountry Health Region, Weyburn, SK
  • Norma Beauchamp to President and CEO, Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Toronto, ON
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