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Webinar on Jan 24: Using Data Visualization for Health Workforce Planning

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... DrPH, MPA Senior Program Manager Center for Health Workforce Studies Rong Zhao, PhD, MBA Director, Software Systems Division Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology When: January ...

standard-freeholder (Jan 8) Akwesasne clinic working to address doctors' shortage

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... recognize the challenges faced by our clients and patients as they navigate the health-care system and jurisdictional complications that are unique to Akwesasne… Our aim is to alleviate the challenges ...

International Conference on Physician Health (Oct, 11-13, 2018)

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

... shared responsibility — from 'individual' to 'system' —with particular emphasis on system-level initiatives. Although focusing on what physicians can do as individuals has been a major focus within the ...

The Star (18 Dec): It's time to fix medicare's innovation problem

Created on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Reinhardt was right. For example, the Commonwealth Fund has consistently placed Canada near the bottom of the pile when it comes to health system performance. And once we look outside the United States, ...

The Squamish Chief (Dec 18): B.C. health leaders launch Indigenous cancer strategy

Created on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... most types of cancer compared to the non-First Nations population, but their survival rates are lower. The “road map” contains a number of action items intended to address practices in the system that ...

Battling zombies with brains: SPPH celebrates career of Professor Emeritus Morris Barer

Created on Tuesday, 12 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... works as ‘Apocalypse No: Population Aging and the Future of the Health Care System’, ‘Riding North on a Southbound Horse’, and ‘The Quick and the Dead: The Utilization of Hospital Services in British Columbia.’ ...

Canadian Health Workforce Conference 2018 (Oct 4-5 2018)

Created on Monday, 04 December 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

... of how best to optimize our system's most important resource- our health workforce.  The CHWC hosts participants and presenters from across the country and internationally from such countries ...

CBC news (November 27): Health-care workplace violence under-reported, suggests Ontario study

Created on Wednesday, 29 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... the victims are not allowed to speak, which is another parallel, I think, to violence against women." rophy pointed to an under-resourced health-care system, citing a 2002 report from the World ...

A Pocosa analysis of the nurse practitioners deployment in Canada (2017)

Created on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

... of practice. All over the world, including in Canada, they are seen as a way to increase the performance of, and to increase access to, the health care system. As part of a research project the Pocosa ...

A Pocosa analysis of the nurse practioners deployment in Canada (2017)

Created on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of practice. All over the world, including in Canada, they are seen as a way to increase the performance of, and to increase access to, the health care system. As part of a research project the Pocosa ...

CHHRN Eastern Hub Lead, Dr.Gail Tomblin Murphy, Dalhousie University & team wins Global Health award

Created on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... stillbirths being reported in the news, maternal, newborn and child health is a priority area of Jamaica’s Ministry of Health. Innovators at Dalhousie University aim help by working at the system level, ...

CBC Radio (Oct 16): Let's talk: Why Canadians need health care in their own language

Created on Wednesday, 18 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... with their doctor.  An editorial published earlier today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal says the health care system needs to do better.   The editorial says ...

Global News (Oct 16): NB experiencing significant shortage of public sector psychologists

Created on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... through the public health system and she believes the shortage of psychologists is going to extend wait times even further. “If you have money, you can get great health care but if you don’t, it is going ...

Business Insider (October 10): Nurses Know: Better Care Starts Here

Created on Tuesday, 10 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... campaign includes television ads, transit shelter ads, radio, social media and print ads, encouraging Ontarians to take action to fix what is ailing the system. Haslam-Stroud says that the years of austerity ...

CBC News (October 10): Strain of balancing ER demand with capacity leads to ambulance offload delays

Created on Tuesday, 10 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

For all the talk about patient wait times in the health-care system, at least one group of medical professionals can also be prone to long delays. When an ambulance arrives at one of the major hospitals ...

TVO (October 04): Ontario’s ‘entertainment ultrasound’ clinics will remain unregulated for now

Created on Wednesday, 04 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... multi-part bill that will affect many aspects of the province’s health care system. One of the sections will require the regulation of sonographers (technicians who use ultrasound machines for medical ...

CBC Manitoba (OCT 04): WRHA reinstates outpatient occupational, physiotherapy at HSC

Created on Wednesday, 04 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  But in a reversal announced Tuesday at a CBC News Town Hall on the state of the province's health care system, the WRHA said a plan to create a "means indicator test" to assess people's income for ...

Yukon Government (Sept 27): Government of Yukon takes steps towards regulated midwifery in Yukon

Created on Friday, 29 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... care and a plan to fund and integrate midwifery into Yukon’s health system. These initial stages are expected to take six to eight months. The committee includes representatives of the Community Midwifery ...

Breakfast Television (28 Sep): Ontario to require disclosure of pharma payments to health profession

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... make province’s health care system “more efficient and more transparent” for patients. If passed, the bill will modernize 10 pieces of legislation, the government said. The bill would change existing ...

CTV News (28 Sep): Health systems often discriminate against Indigenous patients: Philpott

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... on it when we see it." Health systems are "often discriminatory", she added, noting it will take everyone fighting for equitable treatment of Indigenous patients. "The colour of their skin, the language ...

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