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The key challenge hospital leaders face is clear: How do you approach system reengineering and integration?” Michael Decter in the first paper ever published by Longwoods, 1997  


What can healthcare providers learn from Pan Am Athletes? Team work! by Hsien Seow and Mila Ray-Daniels
The 6,000 athletes from 41 nations (twice as many as the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics) competed intensely across 36 sports, such as basketball and soccer. Canada proudly finished second in the medal count, 217 medals in total, 78 of them gold. While the sports were exciting to watch, they can also teach healthcare providers about how to work effectively as a team

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Ontario Medical Association publishes formal protocol for upcoming General Meeting of Members in precedent-setting step to ensure fairness and transparency

Judge rules OMA ‘sneaky’ in bid to have doctors ratify deal with province

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Olympics and Health Risks

Last week it was pigeons, this week it's giant rats

Ottawa's public health department steps in to make sure the cannabis brownies on sale at illegal pot shops are stored properly

Canadian health researchers unhappy with new grant reviewing system

Muzzled scientists? Trudeau carries on just like Harper


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