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Wouldn’t it be fabulous if we reclaimed the old 999 address? We should celebrate this address.” Catherine Zahn, CEO of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto. What do you think?


Celebrating the War of 1812. How come?

Off the Cuff

Einstein could not patent his celebrated law that E=mc2
“Phenomena of nature, though just discovered, mental processes, and abstract intellectual concepts are not patentable, as they are the basic tools of scientific and technological work.” . . . monopolization of those tools through the grant of a patent might tend to impede innovation more than it would tend to promote it.”

How the Toronto Star covered the CIHI data launch:
Online tool lets public search hospital results
Hospitals in Ontario spend more on administrative departments than hospitals in other Canadian provinces, report finds

CIHI Data:
Canadian Hospital Reporting Project
All-Cause Readmission to Acute Care and Return to the Emergency Department
Health Indicators 2012
Wait Times in Canada - A Summary, 2012

Healthcare Quarterly
New Mental Health Indicators Provide a Snapshot on Performance of the Mental Health System in Canada

Healthcare Papers
The Business Case: Collaborating to Help Employees Maintain Their Mental Well-Being

Nursing Leadership
Alberta: Evaluation of Nursing Retention and Recruitment Programs

Healthcare Policy
Adapting the Balanced Scorecard for Mental Health and Addictions: An Inpatient Example

Electronic Healthcare
The e-Network Solution for Mental Health and Addictions Information Management

World Health and Population
The Association of Metabolic Syndrome with Alcohol Consumption among Urban Chinese


One in 12 patients readmitted to Canadian hospitals within 30 days
CAPsource welcomes the province of Nova Scotia to its growing national membership
Ontario Inviting Families To Inquire About Organ Retention
Astronaut-turned-Hospital CEO Dave Williams Inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame
Major Studies Agree On Canada’s Health Care Ailments, But Disagree On The Prescriptions

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John King retires Executive VP, Hospital Services and Chief Administrative Officer, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON. Note from Bob Howard, CEO.
Ralph Barker to VP Information Services, Group Health Centre, Sault Ste Marie, ON  
Elaine Blakeborough to VP Clinical Services, Group Health Centre, Sault Ste Marie, ON  
Jordana Fera to VP Human Resources, Group Health Centre, Sault Ste Marie, ON  
Alex Lambert to VP Finance and Administration, Group Health Centre, Sault Ste Marie, ON 
Murray Glendining to Executive VP, Corporate Services and Clinical, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON
Catherine Hunter to Director, PwC Canada, Toronto, ON
David Mosher to Board Chair, ITAC Canada
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