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The number of management levels and the number of management staff can be sharply cut (when the organization) focuses its data-processing capacity on producing information in its organization structure.” Peter Drucker as he popularizes “knowledge-based workers”. 


On the Balcony with New Discoveries - Hugh MacLeod reflects on what the 20 Ghostbuster essays have taught us

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The Judith Shamian Files

More than 360,000 regulated nurses were employed in Canada in 2011. This growth rate was nearly twice the rate of population growth.

Chasing CEO Talent in Healthcare: Is It Really About the Money: Most healthcare CEOs are either physicians, nurses, and/or MHA/MBA graduates who have worked their way up the system. They have spent their lives in healthcare and ...

Susan Sontag, William F. Buckley, Jr. and Care at the End of LifeAndrew Stark of University of Toronto, the medical ethicist and political scientist, writes a powerful essay on two different visions the boomer generation has toward end of life

Purchase a single issue of HealthcarePapers for $30. Topics include: Aging at Home; Residential Long-Term Care; Home Care; and Evidence-Based Policy Prescription for an Aging Population

Aging – ahh to be 100 again

Hello Edmonton. Be our guest at Breakfast with the Chiefs in Edmonton at Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital.  It’s free. Please Register here.  On Thursday morning come and see Marc Probst, CIO of Intermountain Healthcare in Utah, reveal the story of clinical excellence with lessons learned for Alberta Health. Mr. Probst will have been briefed by both the Deputy Minister and the Minister. Thursday, May 30, 2013, 8:00 am – 9:00 am (join us at 7:15 am for a stand-up breakfast). Includes all your questions and Mr. Probst responses. This could be one unforgettable hour.

Breakfast with the Chiefs in Toronto - Register here - Thursday, June 06, 2013. Helen Angus, Associate Deputy Minister, Transformation Secretariat, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and Matthew Anderson, President and CEO, William Osler Health System discuss the State of the Transformation

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Facilitating Specialist to Primary Care Transfer with Tools for Transition: A Quality of Care Improvement Initiative for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

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