Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Forward this email to a colleague

Stay Connected
    Like Longwoods eLetter August 26, 2014 | Consumer Health Solutions on Facebook share on Twitter


"While more than eight in 10 Canadians say that they would like to have access to their own health information online, only 4% report that they currently have such access." Understanding the Gap between Desire for and Use of Consumer Health Solutions, the invited essay from HealthcarePapers 13.4


Patients Online: Whither from Here? Jennifer Zelmer and Simon Hagens respond to commentaries on the invited essay from HealthcarePapers 13.4

Off the Cuff

RePOOPulation and other Innovations - Speech to Kingston Chamber of Commerce Nov 12 2013 from Leslee Thompson

Does your kid (or maybe you) want to be The Hulk? Stanford researcher explains the science behind the Incredible Hulk

Addressing social determinants and their impact on healthcare

Family caregiving: What are the consequences?

 Study: Occupational profile and overqualification of young workers in Canada, 1991 to 2011 

Medical Tourism: Treatments, Markets and Health System Implications: A scoping review

Just Released! World Health & Population Vol. 15 No. 2

A very thoughtful consumer/patient access page: from Winnipeg Health Region

Last week in Canadian Health History
August 20, 1681 Canada’s first insurance plan offered by Hôtel Dieu of Montréal

Longwoods' Events

Upcoming Breakfast with the Chiefs: Registration Is now open here
  • September 11, 2014 with Richard Alvarez
  • September 17, 2014 with Dr. Stephen Duckett
  • October 22, 2014 with Timothy Caulfield and Dr. Danielle Martin. 

See Janet Davidson speak before she got the call back to Alberta Health.

Janet Davidson and Steven Lewis at Breakfast with the Chiefs, January 24, 2011

Would you like to sign up your institution to become a Public Institution HealthcareBoard member and have unlimited number of your staff and board members attend a season of Breakfast with the Chiefs and receive discounts to HealthcareRounds? Contact Matthew Hart -

Our Editors Recommend

Healthcare Quarterly
Sustaining Change: Once Evidence-Based Practices Are Transferred, What Then?

The Challenge of Effective Workplace Change in the Health Sector

Healthcare Policy
Deliberative Dialogues as a Strategy for System-Level Knowledge Translation and Exchange

Nursing Leadership
Nurses: Leading Change One Day at a Time

World Health and Population
Communication and Contraception in Rural Bangladesh


Check out our three twitter networks: @elongwoods (national and global initiatives from the publisher): @LongwoodsNotes (updates of just-published ideas, policies and practices) and @Longwoodsjobs (for the latest healthcare careers).


 More | Add your conference


  • Dr. Chris Simpson to President of the Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, ON
  • Dr. Cindy Forbes to President-Elect of the Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, ON
  • Margaret Betty to Assistant Professor, Northern School of Medicine, Sudbury, ON
  • Janice Charette to Clerk of the Privy Council, Government of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Terry Klassen to Department Head, Pediatrics and Medical Director, Child Health Program, Centre of Healthcare Innovation, Winnipeg, MB
  • Michelle Fiander to Knowledge Synthesis Information Specialist, Centre of Healthcare Innovation, Winnipeg, MB
  • Meghan Azad to Review Manager, Knowledge Synthesis Platform, Centre of Healthcare Innovation, Winnipeg, MB
  • Salah Mahmum to Director, Clinical Trials Platform, Centre of Healthcare Innovation, Winnipeg, MB
  • Dr. Jocelyn Côté to Assistant Dean Research and Special Projects, U of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, Ottawa, ON
  • Sandy Hafez to Department of Medicine Assistant, Department of Medicine, U of Calgary, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB
  • Dr. Marcello Tonelli to Professor, Associate VP Research, Sr. Associate Dean Clinical Research, Department of Medicine, U of Calgary, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB
  • Shannon (Pugh) MacDonald to Vice President, Communications, External Affairs & Government Relations at Johnson & Johnson, Markham, ON
More | Send us your transitions.

Featured Careers

Last Chance!! Sale ends August 31st! Buy your job postings NOW and save 50% per posting. They will stay in your account until you are ready to post a job.
REMINDER - Are you a journal subscriber? Go to and Create an Account. This eLetter is a weekly must read on national & local healthcare information, news, online essays & events. To Unsubscribe click on the link at the bottom of this page.

The Longwoods™ eLetter may be re-distributed freely. Just forward this email message.

The Longwoods™ eLetter is normally published every Tuesday morning. Don't reply to this email letter. Instead, write the publisher.

Copyright 2014 Longwoods™ Publishing Corporation, publishers of academic, scientific and professional journals.

Please read our Privacy Statement. Longwoods™ Publishing Corporation, 260 Adelaide Street, East, #8, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5A 1N1

Home | About Us | Subscriptions | Contact | Healthcare Jobs | Sign up for the Longwoods eLetter