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A Different Way or Thinking. From The Ghost of Healthcare Consciousness Series

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Fired for Performance! Lessons from the Medvedev Management Model by Neil Seeman

Why Six LHIN Boards will not listen directly to their communities

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Emergency department visits during an Olympic gold medal broadcast

Patient Safety and Healthcare Error in the Canadian Healthcare System: A Systematic Review and Analysis

Deadline Approaching for the 2014-2015 Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy

Hay Group on Board compensation | Monday, February 24th, 2014. 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST | Click here to register for the webinar

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During last December and January, 270,914 visitors dropped by the Longwoods library (a.k.a. Here are the ten most-read papers. Thank you.
1.     Effective Teamwork in Healthcare: Research and Reality
2.     Implementing Leadership in Healthcare: Guiding Principles and a New Mindset
3.     The Role of Nursing Leadership in Integrating Clinical Nurse Specialists and Nurse Practitioners in Healthcare Delivery in Canada
4.     A Conversation about Leadership and Quality with James Reinertsen and G. Ross Baker
5.     Research: Evidence-based Nursing Practice: How to Get There from Here
6.     The Expanded Chronic Care Model: An Integration of Concepts and Strategies from Population Health Promotion and the Chronic Care Model
7.     The Primary Healthcare Nurse Practitioner Role in Canada
8.     A Historical Overview of the Development of Advanced Practice Nursing Roles in Canada
9.     Professional Practice in Nursing: A Framework
10.   Ten Key Principles for Successful Health Systems Integration
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Healthcare Quarterly
Managing Access and Flow through Appropriate Discharge: Preventing Common Errors and Improving Processes    

Using Common Work Environment Metrics to Improve Performance in Healthcare Organizations    
Healthcare Policy
Fee Increases and Target Income Hypothesis: Data from Quebec on Physicians’ Compensation and Service Volumes        
Nursing Leadership
Rachel Bard, Outgoing CEO Canadian Nurses Association in Conversation with Lynn Nagle
World Health and Population
Balancing the Present and the Future: A Study of Contraceptive Use in Calcutta's Slums    



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  • Susan Fleck to Site Leader, Mount Saint Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, BC
  • Fiona McDougall to Director, Health Links, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto, ON
  • Vanessa Ambtman-Smith to Aboriginal Health Lead, South West LHIN, London, ON
  • Gerald McDole to Chairman of the Board, Cipher Pharmaceuticals, Mississauga, ON
  • Ruth Martin to Associate Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western, London, ON
  • Dr. James G. Martin to Chair, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC
  • Dr. Shari Baum to Associate Dean, Research, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC
  • Dr. John Moran to Chief Medical Officer, ProMetic Life Sciences, Laval, QC
  • Dr. Louise Ayotte to Director of Professional and Hospital Services, West Island Health and Social Services, Pointe-Claire, QC
  • Chris Kelsey to Board Chair, St. Joseph’s General Hospital, Comox, BC
  • Patti Fletcher to Board Vice-Chair, St. Joseph’s General Hospital, Comox, BC
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