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Vol. 6 No. 10 | May 16, 2013

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Canada spends far more than other countries on a universal system that delivers comparatively poor results: Top dollar for bargain healthcare in Canada

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...through a focused research program, a well-aligned approach between sectors to finding health human resources solutions will result in sustainable health systems reform.
Inter-professional Collaboration as a Health Human Resources Strategy: Moving Forward with a Western Provinces Research Agenda
Grace Mickelson, Esther Suter, Siegrid Deutschlander, Lesley Bainbridge, Liz Harrison, Ruby Grymonpre and Shelanne Hepp

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Do We Honour The Contributions Made By Our Most Important Asset? Only one-third of the healthcare’s service value comes from its capital assets: buildings, equipment, supplies and drugs. The balance, 65–70%, is in human capital. Hugh Macleod and Judith Shamian ask "What kind of job have we done with this incredibly vital resource?"


Corry Thomas to Senior Director, Child Development Programming at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitaiton Hospital, Toronto, ON
Dr. Ed Brown, CEO of OTN to President of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA)
Mark Farrow to CIO and eHealth Lead, Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN, Grimsby, ON
Dana Visocchi to Vice President Development, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation, Hamilton, ON
Clare Olmstead to Advancement Director, Sunnybrook Foundation, Toronto, ON
Rosalind (Roz) Smith to Executive Director, HealthForceOntario Marketing and Recruitment Agency, Toronto, ON
Euan Robertson to President and Chief Operating Officer, MaRS Discovery District, Toronto, ON
Myrna Francis to Advisor to Advisory Services Program, MaRS Discovery District, Toronto, ON
Lee Pigeau to Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for Humanity, Barrie, ON
Dr. Alain Beaudet reappointed to President of Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Ottawa, ON
Dr. Hani El-Gabalawy to Scientific Director, CIHR - Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis, Ottawa, ON
Francine Gendron to Executive Director, Myeloma Canada, Montreal, QC
Chris Dennis to Chief Operating Officer, Centric Health, Toronto, ON
Dr. Martin Godbout to Chairman of the Board, BIOQuébec, Laval, QC
Pam Winsor to Corporate Rep on the Canadian College of Health Leaders Board of the Directors

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