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"Blame doctors for drugging seniors" Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews on the drugging of seniors in provincially regulated nursing homes.


Top 10 Changes in Healthcare in Canada in the Last 40 Years by Tom Closson

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Question: Do you know? -- What is the most expensive type of hospitalization in Canada by diagnosis?

Leading Hospitalization Costs in Acute Inpatient Facilities in 2012–2013

Perpetuation of the species – in all its natural glory is not (yet) threatening Google or Facebook but in Canada we now rank 4,846 on, the official global website popularity scale ranking close to a billion websites. Lower is better. No other professional healthcare website in Canada ranks better. Thank you readers and users, we appreciate your confidence in

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Good leadership is at the heart of motivating people and creating employees who have a sense of purpose. We often are reminded of the essence of strong leadership skills when business leaders successfully negotiate tough challenges, but how important do we regard these skills in leadership roles in academic medicine? Healthcare Quarterly 5(3) 2002

As a leader, you have a unique blend of qualifications, talents, expertise, and accomplishments to offer a potential employer. Determine which special features you have that your competitors do not have. By providing your prospective employer with a clear idea of your distinctive value, you take the competition out of the equation. HR Resources 2007 must step into every meeting armed with your talent, knowledge, and the tools to present yourself as an exceptional leader and a valuable asset. HR Resources 2007 is not always clear why the Board Chairs of such organizations are compensated in the way that they are. Longwoods white papers 2013

Call for Nominations for the 2014 HRF Medal of Honour is now open.
Medal of Honour is awarded to truly outstanding individuals whose research and/or contribution to public policies supportive of research and development in Canada have achieved international recognition. The deadline to submit nominations is April 30, 2014.

The Rx&D Health Research Foundation (HRF) has partnered with the CIHR’s Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) to fund innovative patient-oriented research through their Fostering Innovation in Health Care initiative. 

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  • Emmanuel Casalino to Senior Director, Physician and Consumer ehealth, eHealth Ontario, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Bonnie Schmidt to Board, Ontario Genomics Institute, Toronto, ON
  • Elizabeth Dowdeswell to Board, Ontario Genomics Institute, Toronto, ON
  • Patrick Lee to Team Lead and Special Advisor to Government of Nova Scotia, Health Department, Halifax, NS
  • Bruce Quigley to Acting CEO, Pictou County Health Authority, New Glasgow, NS
  • Dr. Douglas Naudie to Site Chief of Surgery, London Health Sciences, University Hospital, London, ON
  • Elisabeth Riley to retire as President and CEO, Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Orillia, ON
  • Dr. Hamidah Meghani to Commissioner and Medical Officer of Health (MOH), Halton Region, ON
  • Dr. Thomas Stewart to Chief of Staff, Niagara Health System, St Catharines, ON

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Answer to “Do you know?” -- Vaginal births are the most expensive types of hospitalizations in Canada by diagnosis.


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