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Home Care’s Tommy Douglas Moment? by Stacey Daub
Home care has moved steadily up the policy agenda, and onto the radar of our citizens. Still, in Ontario, home and community care represents only about 4 per cent of Ontario’s total healthcare spending, even with several years of consistent investment from the provincial government.

Off the Cuff

Patients First: A Roadmap to Strengthen Home and Community Care 

Home Healthcare and Family Responsibility: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Talk and Text - Social Aspects of the Delivery of Care 

Broadening the Patient Safety Agenda to Include Home Care Services

Safety in Home Care: Thinking Outside the Hospital Box

Home Care Recipients: Handy, Obliging, Persistent and Engaged (HOPE)

Health minister 'deeply disappointed' in Vancouver's decision to license medical marijuana sales

Supply of nurses in Canada declines for first time in 2 decades - New report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) 

2015 OACCAC conference highlights
Call for Abstracts/Papers – Special Focus on Informatics in Nursing. Abstracts must be submitted by September 4, 2015.

Johnson & Johnson is in the top ten "most trusted‎ brands." Congratulations!

From the archives: Breakfast with the Chiefs February 19, 2004. Venue: the boardroom of the Ontario Hospital Association. Speaker: Mary Ferguson Pare RN. Attendance +40.

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Tom Closson, Mark Hundert and Chris Helyar
Re-focusing from Efficiency to Appropriateness: The Value of Understanding Variation in Healthcare (Video)

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Taking Charge of High-Risk and High-Cost Patients in the Public Healthcare System 

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  • Dr. Duncan Sinclair to the Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network Board of Directors, Kingston, ON
  • Dr. Andreas Laupacis to the Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network Board of Directors, Kingston, ON
  • Dr. Rama Khokha, co-recipient, of the Robert L. Noble prize from the Canadian Cancer Society, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. James T. Rutka, co-recipient, of the Robert L. Noble prize from the Canadian Cancer Society, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Michael Taylor received the William E. Rawls prize from the Canadian Cancer Society, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Russell Jones received the Bernard and Francine Dorval prize from the Canadian Cancer Society, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Laurence Klotz received the O. Harold Warwick Prize from the Canadian Cancer Society, Toronto, ON
  • Tiff Macklem, Dean of the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, to Deputy Governor, Bank of Nova Scotia Board of Directors, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. David Keegan to Associate Dean, Faculty Development, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
  • Kathy McPhail to Chair, Regional Health Authorities of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
  • Dr. Mara Ludwig to Vice Dean, Academic Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC
  • Dr. Susanne Schmid to Director, Neuroscience Graduate Program, Western University, London, ON
  • Tom Magyarody to CEO, Ontario Medical Association, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. David Benton, stepping down as CEO, International Council of Nurses, Geneva, CH


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