Thursday, November 29, 2012

Spotlight on: The National Awards Program / En vedette : Programme national des prix

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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. Although the nomination deadline has passed for some of our awards, we are still accepting nominations for many of our team awards up until February 1, 2013. For more information on our team awards, please see below.  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.

The Canadian College of Health Leaders launches its Professional Development Library / Le Collège canadien des leaders en santé lance sa Bibliothèque de perfectionnement professionnel

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The College's Professional Development Library (library) offers health leaders comprehensive e-learning resources designed to refine their leadership skills.

A joint effort between the College and its chapters, the library provides members and non-members with access to e-learning resources delivered in the form of live and archived webinars, documents and presentations in their original language.

Fellowship project: Social media / Projet de fellowship : Médias sociaux

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Social Media: Implications, issues and opportunities for health care leaders
Don Juzwishin, FCCHL, BA, MHSA, PhD

Canadian health care leaders are expected to lead and collaborate with others to advance the transformation of the Canadian health care system. The LEADS in a Caring Environment framework identifies communication as important for advancing change. New forms of social media have emerged such as blogs, RSS, mashups, wikis, social networks, podcasts, microblogs, and folksonomies. This study explores how health care leaders and organizations can advance health system transformation exploiting social media.

2013 Call for EXTRA Fellowships / 2013 Appel de candidatures pour le programme FORCES

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The 14-Month Extra Team Fellowships

The 14-month Executive Training for Research Application (EXTRA) fellowships support teams of healthcare executives in initiating and leading evidence-informed improvements in their own organizations, or across jurisdictions involving multi-site teams and cross-boundary quality and performance improvement initiatives.

New members: November 2012 / Nouveaux membres: novembre 2012

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

New College Active Members

BC Lower Mainland
Jacqueline A. Per
Program Manager, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority (North Vancouver, BC)

Paula A. Bond
Vice President, Acute Care, Capital District Health Authority (Halifax, NS)

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

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

BC Interior
Shirley Margaret Mercier
FROM: Acute Services Administrative, Interior Health Authority (Fernie, BC)
TO: Acute Services Administrator, Interior Health Authority (Fernie, BC)

BC Lower Mainland
Shanti M. Gidwani, CHE
FROM: Healthcare Industry Director, Western Canada, Cisco Systems
(Vancouver, BC)
TO: Senior Healthcare Industry Director, National Lead, Cisco Systems
(Vancouver, BC)

Remodelling Healthcare to Increase Innovation and Sustainability / Restructurer les soins de santé pour accroître l’innovation et la viabilité

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Presented by MEDEC and the Canadian College of Health Leaders
December 11, 2012
Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre
Toronto, Ontario

This conference is offered in English.

Gain a national perspective on the challenges we face remodelling the delivery of healthcare to increase adoption of innovative technologies and maintain sustainability. Explore new models of innovative service delivery that incorporate new technologies and solutions. Participate in a dialogue between government, healthcare organizations and industry.

Save the Date: Inspire – Health Care Quality Summit 2013

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Save the Date!
Tuesday, Wednesday, April 10 – Thursday, April 11, 2013
Queensbury Conference Centre, Evraz Place, Regina, Saskatchewan

Join healthcare leaders, administrators, front-line and community based care providers, to learn about Quality Improvement initiatives.

Our history: Winnipeg workshop ranked first rate / Notre histoire : Atelier de Winnipeg

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Evaluations from the College's Winnipeg Workshop ranked it as an excellent continuing education   work­ shop. One participant said: "No question in my mind - it's hard to conceive a program that is better given or better delivered than this one."

Forty-eight health executives from Manitoba and Saskatchewan attended the workshop on September 30 and October 1 at the Northstar Inn in Winnipeg.