Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Spotlight on: Nursing Leadership Award; Quality of Life Award and the Robert Zed Young Health Leader Award / En vedette: le Prix de leadership en soins infirmiers, le Prix pour la qualité de la vie et le Prix Robert Zed – jeune cadre de service en santé

(Le texte français suit.)

The 2013 National Awards Program boasts 14 awards honouring leaders in healthcare, including senior executives, emerging leaders, administrative and operational teams, nurses, students and more.

Over the next few issues of Communiqué we will be profiling the various awards and calling for your nominations.  Award recipients will receive paid travel and accommodations and a complimentary registration to attend the National Health Leadership Conference. Award presentations will be held at the College’s National Awards Gala, Annual General Meeting and at the National Health Leadership Conference. All events are being held in Niagara Fall, Ontario June 9 – 11, 2013.

New members: October 2012 / Nouveaux membres: octobre 2012

(Le texte français suit.)

Period of September 15, 2012 to October 14, 2012 – listed by Chapters:

New College Active Members
BC Lower Mainland
Cynthia M. Startup
Director, Vancouver Coastal Health (Vancouver, BC)

Eastern Ontario
Dr. David J. Stewart
Head, Division of Medical Oncology, The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre (Ottawa, ON)

College members on-the-move: October 2012 / Membres du Collège à l'affiche: octobre 2012

(Le texte français suit.)

Period of September 15, 2012 to October 14, 2012 – listed by Chapters:

Assiniboia
Derry G. Martens
FROM:  Chief Operating Officer, Churchill Health Centre, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (Churchill, MB)
TO:  Chief Executive Officer, St. Joseph’s Hospital (Gravelbourg, SK)

BC Interior
Olga Kyaushas
FROM:  Manager, Supporting Living, Long Term Care, St. Michael’s Health Group, Grove Manor (Edmonton, AB)
TO:  Client Services Manager, Hillside Village, The Good Samaritan Society (Salmon Arm, BC)

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Healthcare Management Forum: Special Corporate Supplement / Forum Gestion des soins de santé : Supplément spécial sur les entreprises

(Le texte français suit.)

We tend to forget that it is often the suppliers of products and services that are either driving innovation or have the capacity to provide the creative solutions required to achieve higher efficiencies and improved service quality. Our corporate members exist within the same economic and policy context as the rest of the membership of the College. However, many of the national, corporate members can bring experience from other jurisdictions to assist in problem resolution; often they can draw from experience and evidence obtained through their international operations.

Our history: Professional services – heading for the year 2000 / Notre historie: Les services professionnels – cap sur l’an 2000

(Le texte français suit.)

An organization is successful primarily because of its dedication to quality and productivity and the efficiency of its operations. In this, the College is no exception.

The College’s mission is to promote excellence in health services management throughout the country. To meet its mission, the College has developed a series of professional competencies and is offering its members a full line of products and services to enhance their knowledge management of and administration in the Canadian health system.