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"We'll continue to work hard to present our view that the high cost of healthcare can be most effectively confronted when you invest in prevention-oriented, well-managed care.” Group Healthcare Seattle

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Courage A Rare Competency by Hugh MacLeod and Senator Michael Kirby

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Read about Ontario’s Excellent Care for All Act in this special issue: The Journey toward High Performance and Excellent Quality.

Apples and Berries: The Apple iPad + iPhone accounted for 88.8% of mobile devices accessing Longwoods.com over the last month. Apple users around the office aren’t surprised. Blackberry Inc. is not amused.

Did you know: The US Oncology Network program effectively decreased emergency room (ER) visits by 39.8 percent.

Stronger Policy through Evidence; In this interview, Charles Wright speaks with Les Levin about the ways that evidence can be developed and brought to bear on healthcare decision-making.

Richard Alvarez in conversation with Will Falk: Facing the challengess presented by clinicians and consumers

Engaging Clinicians through Intrinsic Incentives: Chris Carruthers in conversation with Wendy Levinson

Can we link the system or are we herding cats? Know the challenge and find some answers at the next Breakfast with the Chiefs with Dr. Wendy Graham & Neil Seeman

Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health
 

Healthcare Quarterly
“I  Can't Wait": Advanced Access Decreases Wait Times in Primary Healthcare     

HealthcarePapers
Primary Care in Canada: Coming or Going?

Nursing Leadership
An Exploration of Patient Satisfaction in a Nurse Practitioner–Led Clinic

Healthcare Policy
Developing Primary Care: The Contribution of Primary Care Research Networks

Electronic Healthcare
Adoption of Information Technology in Primary Care Physician Offices in Alberta and Denmark, Part 1: Historical, Technical and Cultural Forces

World Health and Population
Perceptions and Utilization of Primary Healthcare Services in Iraq: Findings from a National Household Survey

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  • Vas Georgiou to Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto. ON
  • Lorie Shekter-Wolfson to Assistant Vice-President, Waterfront Campus & Health and Community Services Partnerships, George Brown College, Toronto, ON
  • G. Ross Baker was inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences in 2012, Ottawa, ON
  • Raisa Deber was inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences in 2012, Ottawa, ON
  • Kris Gustavson re-appointed to the Board of the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
  • Dr. Chris Tebbutt to Vice President Academic and Medical Affairs, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, ON
  • Dr. Cyril (Cy) Frank to Chief Executive Officer, Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions, Edmonton, AB
  • Pamela Valentine to Chief Operating Officer Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions, Edmonton, AB
  • Pamela Fralick to President and CEO, Canadian Cancer Society, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Francine Lemire to Executive Director and CEO, College of Family Physicians of Canada, Mississauga, ON
  • Minnie Grey to Executive Director of the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services (NRBHSS), Kuujjuaq, QC
  • Dr. Imran Ibrahim to Primary Care Provider and Resident Physician, Prince Albert Parkland Health Region, Shellbrook. Prince Albert, SK
  • Dr Margaret Chan re-appointed to Director-General of the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
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