Thursday, December 20, 2012

Happy Holidays / Joyeuses fêtes



During this festive season, our thoughts turn to those who
have made our progress possible.


 We wish you health and happiness in 2013.

The College Board of Directors and Staff


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En cette période des fêtes, nos pensées se tournent vers
ceux et celles qui ont rendu notre progression possible.

Nous vous souhaitons santé et bonheur en 2013.

Le Conseil d’administration et le personnel du Collège


The College will be closed from December 22, 2012 – January 1, 2013 inclusive.
Le Collège sera fermé du 22 décembre 2012 au 1er janvier 2013 inclusivement.

Spotlight on: College awards / En vedette : Les prix du Collège

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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 past few issues of Communiqué we have been 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.

Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada: 2012 / Les 100 femmes les plus puissantes au Canada : 2012

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College Members were honored as some of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada. The Women's Executive Network (WXN) is honoring 100 Canadian women who are 2012’s most outstanding leaders in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Australia and New Zealand study tour reports / Rapports sur les voyages d’études en Australie et en Nouvelle-Zélande

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders collaborated with the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) to offer a study tour to Australia and New Zealand from February 20th to March 2nd, 2012.  The tour included Melbourne and Sydney in Australia, and Auckland in New Zealand.

Donald J. Philippon, PhD, FCCHL and Canadian facilitator for the study tour provided the College with two reports, with input from participants, summarizing the observations and learning’s from the tour.

The EXTRA program: Overview and benefits / Le programme FORCES: Aperçu et avantages

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The Executive Training for Research Application (EXTRA) program develops capacity and leadership to optimize the use of research evidence in managing Canadian healthcare organizations.

EXTRA gives health system managers across Canada the skills to better use research in their daily work, as a way to increase evidence-informed decision-making in the health system.

College members recognized by the American College of Healthcare Executives / L’American College of Healthcare Executives honore des membres du Collège

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At the recent meeting held by the Canadian Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), several College members and Canadians were recognized for their work with ACHE.

New members: December 2012 / Nouveaux membres: décembre 2012

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

New College Active Members

Assiniboia
Lorelei L. Stusek
Vice President, Corporate Services, Sunrise Health Region (Yorkton, SK)

BC Lower Mainland
Aaliyah (Hengameh) Rafie
Director of Administrative Operations, BioClin Health Care Inc. (Richmond, BC)

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

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

Assiniboia
John J. M. Kelly, CHE
FROM: Chief Executive Officer, St. Joseph’s Hospital / Foyer d’Youville (Gravelbourg, SK)
TO: Executive Director, Santa Maria Senior Citizens’ Home Inc. (Regina, SK)

Bluenose
Shauna N. McMahon, CHE
FROM: Director, E-Health, Capital Health (Halifax, NS)
TO: Director, Technology and Infrastructure Renewal, Capital Health (Halifax, NS)

Membership renewal: December 2012 update / Renouvellement d'adhésion : Mise à jour a de décembre 2012

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The membership team would like to thank the members that reflect the 50% renewed memberships to date!

If you have not received your College renewal notice please contact Johanne Featherstone, Membership & Corporate Services Assistant at jfeatherstone@cchl-ccls.ca or at 1-800-363-9056 ext. 23.

Corporate membership renewal: December 2012 update / Renouvellement d'adhésion corporative : Mise à jour a de décembre 2012

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The corporate membership team would like to thank the members that reflect the 52% who have already renewed their membership to date!

Reminder that your 2013 renewal fees are due no later than December 31st, 2012.

2013 National Health Leadership Conference / Conférence nationale sur le leadership 2013

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From rhetoric to action: Achieving person and family-centered health systems

Join health leaders from across Canada June 10-11, 2013 in beautiful Niagara Falls, Ontario to explore and discuss how to take concrete steps to move person and family-centered health systems from rhetoric to reality.

QWQHC’s 7th Annual Summit / 7e Sommet annuel de la CQVT-SSQ

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Quality work environments: Ensuring quality person and family-centered care

The Quality Worklife Quality Healthcare Collaborative’s 7th Annual Summit
June 12, 2013
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Join us for QWQHC’s 7th Annual Summit at the Sheraton on the Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario on June 12, 2013. The Summit will once again provide an opportunity to share ideas, innovations, and practices from a network of colleagues, all engaged in building healthy work environments and improving quality of worklife in healthcare.

Our history: Leadership and fellowship / Notre histoire : Leadership et fellowship

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 Editorial

Are we losing our visible leaders?

More often than one might care to admit the discussion in the corridors at conferences, seminars and conventions focuses on a position vacancy, "whatever happened to Bill?" or the imminent departure of yet another prominent health service executive.