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Checklists fight the fallibility of human memory, even among the best-trained clinicians.” Neil Seeman in this previously published commentary on physician leadership.


The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Healthcare by Will Falk and Mark Casselman

Off the Cuff

"This project will provide a secure, shared registry, accessible by authorized clinicians, to manage diabetes more effectively. It is an essential component for Ontario’s electronic health records. It will save lives, limbs and vision, and it will help make Ontario’s health care system more sustainable." said Greg Reed, CEO of eHealth Ontario, August 9, 2010

Premier Dalton McGuinty acknowledged that continued troubles at eHealth Ontario led to a push to scrap its registry to help diabetic patients — once a cornerstone of the province’s push for electronic health records. Toronto Star, September 17, 2012

Integration (again)
Memorandum to the Premier
Michael B. Decter
Towards a Canadian Model of Integrated Healthcare
Peggy Leatt, George H. Pink and Michael Guerriere
From the Bottom Up and Other Lessons from Down Under 
Sandra G. Leggat and Michael Walsh
Formal and Informal Systems of Primary Healthcare in an Integrated System: Evidence from the United Kingdom 
Anne Rogers and Rod Sheaff
Horizontal and Vertical Healthcare Integration: Lessons Learned from the United States 
S. Robert Hernandez
Integrated Delivery Systems Now or .... ? ?
Judith Shamian and Stephen J. LeClair
Integrated Health Organizations in Canada: Developing the Ideal Model 
John Marriott and Ann L. Mable
The Capital Health Region's Early Experiences: Moving Towards Integrated Healthcare
Tom R. Closson
A Healthy Community through Health System Partnerships: The Approach of Markham Stouffville Hospital
James R. MacLean and Lorne Zon
Final Response
The Authors Respond 
Peggy Leatt, George H. Pink and Michael Guerriere

Healthcare Quarterly
Ontario's Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health: Building a Productive, System-Level, Change-Oriented Organization
Canada's Future Healthcare: Can It Be Better? Will It Be Better?
Nursing Leadership
LaRon Nelson – Canada's Rising Star in Global Health
Reforms in Pakistan: Decisive Times for Improving Maternal and Child Health
Electronic Healthcare
Saskatchewan's Strategy for Moving e-Health Forward: Prepared to Implement Patient First Review Recommendations
World Health and Population
"Social Marketing" for Early Neonatal Care: Saving Newborn Lives in Pakistan



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Lynn Nagle to Chair, Board of Governors, George Brown College, Toronto, ON
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Dr. Dante Morra to Chief of Medical Staff for The Credit Valley Hospital and Trillium Health Centre, Toronto, ON
Pete Crvenkovski to Director, Performance, Quality and Knowledge Management, Erie St. Clair LHIN, Chatham ON
Dr. Lisa Payne-Rojkjaer to Chief Medical Officer at Molecular Partners, Zurich, Switzerland

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