Thursday, November 24, 2011

Call for Nominations: 2012 National Awards Program / Appel de candidatures : Programme national des prix 2012

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The College is now inviting nominations for the 2012 National Awards Program.

To nominate a program, individual or team for an award, please download the award template which is available on the College’s website under National Awards Program. The award template includes everything you need to complete your nomination, including the award criteria, the nomination form and the report template.

Creating a Culture of Evidence Use by Healthcare Leaders / Développer une culture favorisant l’utilisation des données probantes par les leaders de la santé

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Geared toward teams of healthcare executives, the new EXTRA 14 month team-based fellowship offers a shorter and more focused training in better management and use of evidence for quality and performance improvement.

The New Canadian Green Health Care Digest / Le nouveau Canadian Green Health Care Digest

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The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care and Philips Canada have joined forces to provide Canada’s green health care champions with access to the new Canadian Green Health Care Digest. Thanks to financial support from Philips, the Canadian Green Health Care Digest is delivered free of charge to desktops every second Friday by email.

Canada's Top 100 Employers / Les 100 meilleurs employeurs au Canada

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College members lead five of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2012, in addition six corporate members were also recognized as best places to work in the extensive evaluation by Mediacorp Canada Inc. published by the Globe and Mail.

Group Insurance Benefits for College Members / Une protection d'assurance groupe pour les membres du Collège

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In response to strong members' interest, the College is launching a group insurance benefits plan as a value-add for its members effective November 1st , 2011! College members have the option on a voluntary basis to choose various plans/options to meet their needs in regards to professional liability, errors and omissions, health care, and auto & home insurance. The different plans are presented below.

New Members - November 2011 / Nouveaux Membres - novembre 2011

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Period of October 15, 2011 to November 14, 2011—listed by Chapters:

New College Active Members

BC Lower Mainland
Pamela A Thorsteinsson
Director, Professional Practice, Nursing, Fraser Health (Surrey, BC)

Barbara S Trerise
Vice President, Innovation, Patient Safety and Information Management, Providence Health Care (Vancouver, BC)

College Members on-the-move - November 2011 / Membres du Collège à l’affiche - novembre 2011

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Period of October 15, 2011 to November 14, 2011—listed by Chapters:

BC Lower Mainland
Annette M Condon
FROM: Executive Director, Sunridge Place (Duncan, BC)
TO: Administrator, Pleasant View Housing Society 1980 (Mission, BC)

Holly J Kennedy-Symonds
FROM: Director, Heart Health and Adult Intensive Care Unit, Vancouver Island Health (Victoria, BC)
TO: Executive Director, Copeman Healthcare (Vancouver, BC)

John Borody, 2011 Manitoba Chapter Leadership Recognition Award / John Borody, Prix d’excellence en leadership du chapitre manitobain

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Please join us in congratulating John Borody, FCCHL as the recipient of the 2011 Canadian College of Health Leaders Manitoba Chapter Leadership Recognition Award.

Shannon Webber, CHE presents award to John Borody, FCCHL
the winner of the 2011 CCHL Manitoba Chapter Leadership Recognition
Award. John was presented with this award at the 2011 Provincial Health
Leadership Forum in Winnipeg on October 26, 2011.

Innovation Award for Health Care Leadership / Prix pour le leadership innovateur en soins de santé

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The 2012 National Awards Program boasts 14 awards honouring leaders in health care, including senior executives, emerging leaders, administrative and operational teams, nurses, students and more.

In this issue of Communiqué we are pleased to profile the Innovation Award for Health Care Leadership.

Healthcare Management Forum: Fall feature article abstract / Forum Gestion des soins de santé : Résumé de l’article de fond du numéro d’automne

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How and when eHealth is a good investment for patients managing chronic disease
Kevin J. Leonard, MBA, PhD; Sandra Dalziel, BSc(OT), MBA

In this article, we elaborate on the cost-effectiveness of eHealth solutions and the need to evaluate the return on investment as is done routinely with all other major expenditures. To this end, we discuss the theory that exists today to explain some of the usage principles affiliated with information technology implementation in healthcare; namely, we reflect on the Technology Adoption Criteria in Health (TEACH) model and Wagner's Chronic Disease Management model.

Revised College Maintenance of Certification Program / Révision du programme de Maintien de la certification du Collège

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The College is dedicated to ensuring the country’s health system benefits from capable, competent and effective leadership. Through the College’s credentialing and MOC programs, the College supports the development of health leaders throughout their career, helping individuals acquire the skills they need to effect change in their organizations and health systems.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Canadian Patient Safety Officer Course / Cours canadien pour les coordonnateurs de la sécurité des patients

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The Canadian Healthcare Association and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute are pleased to announce they will be partnering to offer two sessions of the Canadian Patient Safety Officer Course in 2012!

Save the Date: Health Care Quality Summit 2012 / Inscrivez sur votre agenda la date du Sommet 2012 sur la qualité des soins de santé

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Save the Date!  Tuesday, April 17 & Wednesday, April 18
TCU Place, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Learn. Lead. Transform.

Join health care leaders, administrators, front-line and community based care providers, to learn how to create safer, more efficient, and patient- and family-centred health care services.

Our History - Banff Attracts 33 Health Executives for Three-week Program / Notre Histoire - Banff a attiré 33 directeurs de services de santé pour un programme de trois semaines

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The annual Banff program for senior health administrators was attended by 33 executives from 6 provinces and the Northwest Territories. The program was an intensive three-week course held February 4-24th at the Banff Center for Continuing Education.