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These men and women are neglected in the Canadian Forces and then completely abandoned as veterans.” Liberal MP Frank Valeriote


Hoskins unveils Health Plan v. 2.0 by Rick Janson

What it's Like for Disabled and Elderly People to Take Transit in Toronto by Neil Seeman

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Canada's Veterans Independence Program: A Pioneer of "Aging at Home" The Veterans Independence Program (VIP) was developed in the late 1970s to promote the independence and aging at home of Second World War veterans. 

...the Quebec Government has passed Bill 52 – a Bill legalizing euthanasia or what is euphemistically being called medical aid in dying (MAD). Is It Time to Get MAD? by Harvey Max Chochinov

WHO asks Canada to justify Ebola visa ban

Canada and U.S. ration healthcare differently

December 15, 2014: CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE: Global Telehealth 2015 (pdf)

PC and NDP MPP's call for Deb Matthews to resign over Ornge mismanagement.

Preventing Falls: From Evidence to Improvement”  A Collaboration between CPSI, Accreditation Canada and CIHI.

Longwoods' Events

 TELUS Health Talks – November 14, 2014
Dr. Farzad Mostashari covers Taking an Aggressive Stance on EMRs: Lessons from the US
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Breakfast with the Chiefs – January 22, 2015
Dr. Jack Kitts, Dr. Barry McLellan, Dr. Kevin Smith and Leslee Thompson
Can innovation (1) improve care for patients (2) strengthen the healthcare system and (3) save money?
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Sponsored by Cerner CanadaPwCOrion HealthNational Research CorporationHIROC and Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement.

Save the date – February 11, 2015. Ways & Means: Health Links – Ministries report. Patients reflect. Providers enlighten. Experts analyse. An interactive conference to define the opportunities and consider the possibilities to better care.

Join our Chairs:
Dr. Danielle Martin, Vice President, Medical Affairs and Health System Solutions, Women’s College Hospital and
Dr. Sacha Bhatia, Director of the Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV) at Women’s College Hospital.

With confirmed participants:
Dr. Robert Bell, Deputy Minister of Health, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Helen Angus, Associate Deputy Minister, Policy and Transformation, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Will Falk, Managing Partner and National Leader of the Healthcare Services Group, PwC
Brian Golden, Sandra Rotman Chair in Health Sector Strategy at The University of Toronto and The University Health Network, Professor of Strategic Management Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Joshua Tepper, President and CEO, Health Quality Ontario
Lisa Priest, Director, North East Toronto Health Link, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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