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"You can never spend enough time walking around. In the old days, a hospital CEO could know the facility really well: staff by name, career histories. It's much harder to do that in an organization of this size." Ken Tremblay in Conversation with Chris Eagle

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The Primary Healthcare Nurse Practitioner Role in Canada

Exploring the Meaning of Childhood Disability: Perceptions of Disability among Mothers of Children with Disabilities (CWD) in Kuwait

Research: Evidence-based Nursing Practice: How to Get There from Here

Are Physician Executive Pay-for-Performance Programs the Future of Physician Leader Compensation in Canada?

Does Coca Cola have medicinal benefits? Has Coca-Cola’s secret recipe been cracked? The Canadian head office has just become a Longwoods’ neighbour. . . so we are naturally curious.

Who's who at Alberta Health Services:  the complete organization - Update from last week's eLetter where the organization was identified by the wrong name.

Healthcare Quarterly
Supporting the Use of Research Evidence in the Canadian Health Sector

Doing the Dance of Culture Change: Complexity, Evidence and Leadership

Nursing Leadership
Building a Healthy Work Environment: A Nursing Resource Team Perspective

Healthcare Policy
Wait Time from Primary to Specialty Care: A Trend Analysis from Edmonton, Canada

World Health and Population
Measuring Progress toward the Millennium Development Goals and the Missing Millions



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  • Warren DiClemente to President (pro tem), Ontario Hospital Association, Toronto, ON 
  • Nancy Savage to Executive Vice-President of Patient and Family Experience, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, ON
  • Chris Cartwright to Vice President of Finance and Corporate Services, South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Walkerton, ON
  • Glenn G. Brimacombe to Chief Executive Office of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, Ottawa, ON (effective August 2013) 
  • Dora Boylen-Pabst to VP Philanthropy and Engagement, SouthLake Foundation, Newmarket, ON
  • Starr Dobson to President and CEO, Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia, Dartmouth, NS
  • Tony Weeks to President and CEO, Brockville General Hospital, Brockville, ON
  • Peggy Payne to President, Prince Edward County Hospital Auxiliary, Picton, ON
  • Beverly Thompson to Vice-President, Price Edward County Hospital Auxiliary, Picton, ON
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