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Millions of people are now at risk of death over the coming years" But of course, these people do not vote in American elections, much less make large political contributions. They are not PLUs (People Like Us). - Robert G. Evans

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A Texas-Sized Spread in Canada (or ... an Exposé on Healthcare Spending in a Poor US County) by Steven Lewis

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The growth in non-physician spending that has outpaced spending on physicians and the relative decline in spending on physician services over the past 20 years.

Even if we could count all the costs, most interventions probably do not save money

...an agency with healthcare "policy" in its title was seen as advocating for the Clinton health plan, which the new House majority opposed.

Preventing a medication incident in an often chaotic hospital environment is a key concern for doctors, administrators and governments.

MINICase Study: Where does donor money go? Over $3 million spent improving healthcare in Northwestern Ontario in 2012

Making Care Mobile: Shifting Perspectives on the Virtualization of Healthcare

Google tells us that it has indexed some 48,300 pages found on Longwoods.com. Enjoy.

Sleep Differences among Six Countries: National Sleep Foundation 2013 International Bedroom Poll

2013 Margret Comack National Award of Excellence in Nursing Leadership – Deadline for Nominations is September 20, 2013.

Do you manage an Innovative Education program? The Ted Freedman Award for Innovation in Education, deadline for submissions is September 13, 2013


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Transitions

  • Karen Carswell to Quality Improvement Advisor, Health Quality Ontario, Toronto, ON
  • George Georgiadis to Chief Information Officer, VP Medical Imaging, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Pierre Côté to Research Council, The World Federation of Chiropractic, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. John Kingdom to Chair, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine's Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Toronto, ON
  • Karen L. Baillie to Chief Executive Officer, Menno Place, Abbotsford, BC
  • Judeline Innocent to Vice President of Clinical Service/Chief Nursing Officer, Group Health Centre, Sault Ste Marie, ON
  • Jodie Stewart to Vice President of Medical Affairs, Group Health Centre, Sault Ste Marie, ON
  • Gary R. Walsh to Vice President of Development and Communication, Group Health Centre, Sault Ste Marie, ON
  • Dr. Michael Brauer to Board, Institute of Population and Public Health, CIHR, Ottawa, ON
  • Dr. Sandy Kirkley re-appointed to Chair, Musculoskeletal Research, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
  • Dr. Andrew Krahn to Head of Division of Cardiology, UBC, Vancouver, BC
  • Anne Sutherland Boal to Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), Ottawa, ON
  • Robert Zed appointed as Inaugural Executive in Residence, Dalhousie School of Health Administration, Halifax, NS
  • Dr. Anil Adisesh to inaugural J.D. Irving, Limited Research Chair in Occupational Medicine, Dalhousie Medical School, Halifax, NS
  • Linda Haslam-Stroud to serve a sixth two-year term as President, Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), Toronto, ON
  • Vicki McKenna to serve fifth consecutive term as First Vice-President, Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), Toronto, ON
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