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“. . . no technology (that I’m aware of) has yet replaced the human brain nor increased its processing prowess. There is a finite limit to how fast one can process information.“ Dr. Antony Raikhlin responds to Dr. Jeljit Dhanoa who responded to Will Falk.


Impact of Information Technology on Human Resources in Healthcare by Mehran Anvari

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Current Best-read papers for week starting May 31, 2012:
•         Prescription for Sustainable Medical Imaging in Canada? Ask the Experts: The Radiologists
•         Ten Key Principles for Successful Health Systems Integration
•         Effective Teamwork in Healthcare: Research and Reality
•         Forging Complete Questions to Defeat “The Ghost of Healthcare Despair”
•         Radiology as an Example of Moores Law in Healthcare - Getting to Sustainability
•         Research: Evidence-based Nursing Practice: How to Get There from Here

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CIHI Survey: Hospital Readmissions for Patients with Mental Illness in Canada

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Workplace Culture and Mental Health Are Interwoven

Nursing Leadership
Exploring Ethics in Practice: Creating Moral Community in Healthcare One Place at a Time

Healthcare Policy
Adapting the Balanced Scorecard for Mental Health and Addictions: An Inpatient Example

Electronic Healthcare
The e-Network Solution for Mental Health and Addictions Information Management

World Health and Population
The Association of Metabolic Syndrome with Alcohol Consumption among Urban Chinese


Electronic medical records outperform paper in primary care "Practice Challenge"
Progress Report 2012: Health Care Renewal in Canada
ORNGE: Health ministry probed 26 deaths involving air ambulance service since 2007
World-Renowned Researcher to Lead Heart Institute Research Enterprise
Refugees Will Die if Health Care Cuts Go Ahead Ontario Nurses Say
Ontario Oncologists Struggle with Grief when Patients Die, Study Shows
Cowichan Tribes and Van Island Health Mental Health Teams Linked by Mustimuhw cEMR and Strata Health


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Adalsteinn Brown to Director of the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME)
Will Falk to Managing Partner, Healthcare, PwC
Pat Campbell to President and CEO, Ontario Hospital Association
Jacki McPherson to President, the First Nations Health Directors Association, British Columbia
Jeanine Lynxleg to Vice-President, the First Nations Health Directors Association, British Columbia
Franny Alec to Secretary, the First Nations Health Directors Association, British Columbia
Dr. Evan Adams to Deputy Provincial Health Officer, British Columbia
Dr. Gisèle Bourgeois-Law to Faculty Liaison, Centre for Health Education Scholarship – Island Medical Program, University of British Columbia
Dr. Robert McMaster reappointed Associate Dean, Research, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
Dr. Graydon Meneilly reappointed Head, Department of Medicine effective July 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013, University of British Columbia
Dr. Geoffrey Payne extended as the Interim Regional Associate Dean, Northern BC effective to June 30, 2012 and was reappointed Assistant Dean, Northern Medical Program
Dr. Roger Wong to Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education, University of British Columbia
Joseph Zoccoli to Senior Brand Manager, Cardiovascular, Pfizer
Cynthia Queano to Senior Product Manager, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Patrick Barber to Business Unit Manager, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Roche
Philip Clark to Product Manager, Oncology, Roche
Dana Corsen to Product Manager, Cardiovasculars, Roche
Lisa Holtshousen to Product Manager, Oncology, Roche
Tania Molinaro to Breast Cancer Business Unit, Roche
Benoit Gravel to Vice-President, Diabetes and Specialized Care, Patient-Centered Unit, Sanofi
Victoria Vertesi to Senior Director, Oncology, Patient-Centered Unit, Sanofi
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