Thursday, June 27, 2013

Canadian College of Health Leaders 2013 Convocation / Remise des titres de 2013 du Collège canadien des leaders en santé

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At its 42nd Annual General Meeting in Niagara Falls on June 9, 2013, the Canadian College of Health Leaders proudly recognized its new CHEs and Fellows for 2012-2013. Eighty College members received the Certified Health Executive (CHETM) designation and one member received the Fellowship designation.

We encourage you to go to our website and learn more about this year’s recipients.

CHE Recipient's Present at the 2013 Annual General Meeting and Convocation
Front row: Deborah Smith, CHE; Mary Lou Ip, CHE; Brigida Scholten, CHE; Alice Kennedy, FCCHL, Board Chair; Talya Wolfe, CHE; Cathy Hoyles, CHE
Middle row: Ray Racette, CHE, President and CEO; Grace Bole-Campbell, CHE; Suzanne Larocque, CHE; Janice McGladrey, CHE; Jamie MacDonald, CHE; Blake Armstrong, CHE; Eric Fabian Doucette, CHE; Raj Sewda, CHE
Back row: Randall Binnie, CHE; Tanay Sharma, CHE; Gordon Peckham, CHE; Jeffrey Kerk, CHE; Joshua Hambleton, CHE; Wayne Overbo, CHE; Richard Joly, CHE

Congratulations to the 2013 National Awards Program recipients! / Félicitations à tous les lauréats de 2013!

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders, and the sponsors of the National Awards Program, are proud to honour the individuals, teams and organizations that are making a difference across the healthcare system.

For more information on our 2013 award recipients, please download a copy of this year’s Celebrating Leading Practices Booklet or visit our website.

Award recipients were honoured on Sunday, June 9, 2013, at the College’s Annual General Meeting and the National Awards Gala, in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The 3M Health Care Quality Team Awards and the Robert Wood Johnson Awards were presented during the National Health Leadership Conference on June 10 & 11, 2013.

2013 CHE Self Directed Learning Paper Award / Prix du mémoire d’apprentissage autonome CHE, 2013

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The CHE Self-Directed Learning Paper Award was established by the Board of Directors in 2005 to recognize high-quality papers submitted as a component of the CHE certification program. The papers demonstrate comprehensiveness, critical thinking and strategic problem solving skills. They are widely applicable and often add valuable new information to the literature in the field.

Renate G. Ilse, CHE
Program Director, Surgery
Rouge Valley Health System

Good....or Good Enough? 
Ethical Decision-Making in Health Care Resources Allocation

Renate G. Ilse, CHE
Renate is the program director for perioperative services, endoscopy, medical device reprocessing, and surgical ambulatory care clinics at Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS).  She joined RVHS in 2010 and her career has included varied roles in acute care, rehabilitation, management consulting and working as a contract instructor in leadership and business communication. Renate is a registered nurse, holds a MBA in finance from the Rotman School of Management and is studying for a doctorate in healthcare leadership. Her current research interests include management ethics and leadership communication. Renate is also the author of two
                                        books on interpersonal communication.

Mental health and diversity take centre stage through new College awards / De nouveaux prix du Collège reconnaîtront les efforts dans les domaines de la santé mentale et de la diversité

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The College continues to broaden its award offerings in an effort to further recognize the outstanding work being done by health leaders across the country. It is incumbent on us to recognize excellence in two important areas of healthcare that are too often overlooked.

The first of our two new awards is the Award of Excellence in Mental Heath Quality Improvement, sponsored by Janssen. This is an organizational or individual award of recognition that will be bestowed upon a hospital, health authority, community based mental health program, or a leader in the field.

The College’s 2013 Board of Directors / Le Conseil d’administration du Collège pour 2013

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders is pleased to introduce its two new directors on the 2013 Board of Directors: Pamela Winsor, CHE, Corporate Representative and Jeffrey J. Carter, CHE, New-Brunswick Director. Welcome Pamela and Jeff!

2013 Board of Directors
Front row: Susan M. Owen, CHE, Ontario Co-Director; Lucie Tremblay, CHE, Quebec Director; Arlene Gallant-Bernard, CHE, Prince Edward Island Director; Alice Kennedy, FCCHL, Board Chair; Pauline MacDonald, CHE, Nova Scotia Director; Shannon G. Webber, CHE, Manitoba Director; Pat Coish-Snow, CHE, Newfoundland Director; and Dianna M. Korol, CHE, The Territories Director
Back row: Ray J. Racette, CHE, President and CEO; Gino Picciano, CHE, Ontario Co-Director; David N. T. Thompson, CHE, British Columbia Director; Brian T. Schmidt, FCCHL, Vice-Chair; Pamela Winsor, CHE, Corporate Representative; Colonel David R. Weger, MPH, CHE, Canadian Forces Director; Feisal Keshavjee, CHE, Alberta Director; Jeff Carter, CHE, New Brunswick Director; and Michael J. Redenbach, CHE, Saskatchewan Director

The Canadian College of Health Leaders begins implementation of an Association Management Software platform / Le Collège canadien des leaders en santé entreprend la mise en œuvre de la plateforme de gestion d’association

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders (College) is pleased to announce a new partnership with OlaTech Corporation, a leading custom software development company based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. OlaTech is the owner/provider of the in1touch Association Management Software platform. Implementation of the platform began earlier this month with meetings between College staff and OlaTech, and will proceed to phase one this fall.

Hotel business rates for members / Tarif d'affaires des chambres d'hôtel pour membres du Collège

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The College is pleased to offer a business travel rate (10% discount) with the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts and the Raffles Hotels & Resorts as a value-add for its members.

Your hotel reservation must be done on-line by following the links below or by calling their toll-free number 1-800-441-1414 and indicating that you are a member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders.

Chapter Advisory Council meeting in Niagara Falls, Ontario / Réunion du Conseil consultatif, section régionale à Niagara Falls (Ontario)

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The Chapter Advisory Council (CAC) held its annual face-to-face meeting in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on June 7, 2013. The chapter chairs and representatives discussed the initiatives, successes and challenges of the chapters over the last year to share with each other and to develop strategies for future success.

Chapter Advisory Council
Front row:
Elizabeth Woodbury, CHE; Cheryl MacInnes, CHE; Nancy Roberts, CHE; Alice Kennedy, FCCHL, Board Chair; Lee-Anne Hall, CHE; Hermina Harnagea, CHE

Middle row: Sheila Anderson; Beverly Laurila; Heather Wolfe, CHE; Karen Baillie, CHE; Mark Pugh, CHE; Grace Bole-Campbell, CHE; Katherine Chubbs, CHE
Back row: Ray Racette, CHE, President and CEO; Norman Peters; Richard Joly, CHE; Sean Molloy, CHE; Dan Farris, CHE
  




Welcome to our new corporate members: June 2013 / Bienvenue à nos nouveaux membres corporatifs : juin 2013

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The College is pleased to welcome two corporate members since mid-May. 

Look for how many more organizations have joined the professional association of choice for health leaders in next month’s issue!

Membership renewal: June 2013 update / Renouvellement d'adhésion : Mise à jour de juin 2013

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The membership team would like to thank the members that reflect the 91% 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.

New members: June 2013 / Nouveaux membres: juin 2013

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Period of May 15, 2013 to June 14, 2013—listed by Chapters:

New College Active Members

BC Interior
Deborah Preston
Manager, Community Integrated Health Services, Interior Health Authority (Kelowna, BC)

BC Lower Mainland
Dr. Rakesh Calton
Doctor, Aureus University School of Medicine (Surrey, BC)

College members-on-the-move: June 2013 / Membres du Collège à l'affiche: juin 2013

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Period of May 15, 2013 to June 14, 2013—listed by Chapters:

Bluenose
Shane T. Grant
FROM: Project Coordinator, Capital District Health Authority (Halifax, NS)
TO: Project Manager, Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS)

Greater Toronto Area
Eric W. Hong, CHE
FROM: Director, Corporate Development, Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care (Scarborough, ON)
TO: Chief Strategy Officer, Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care (Scarborough, ON)

2013 National Awards Gala sponsors / Commanditaires du Gala de remise des prix nationaux 2013

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The College was pleased to host the 2013 National Awards Gala on Sunday, June 9, 2013 in Niagara Falls, Ontario. We would like to acknowledge the generous support of our gala sponsors, without whom, this event would not have been possible.

2013 National Health Leadership Conference Sponsors / Les commanditaires de la Conférence nationale sur le leadership en santé 2013

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The College Canadian College of Health Leaders and our event partner, the Canadian Healthcare Association, would like to thank our sponsors for their generous support towards the 2013 National Health Leadership Conference, held June 10 & 11 in Niagara Falls, Ontario. With your support, we were successful in delivering another outstanding event to over 700 delegates from across Canada.

Plans are already underway for our 2014 National Health Leadership Conference to be held June 2 – 3 in Banff, Alberta. We will be in touch in the fall as we finalize our sponsorship opportunities. We hope you will consider supporting this event once again.

2013 National Health Leadership Conference: June 2013 update / Conférence nationale sur le leadership en santé : Mise à jour de juin 2013

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The 2013 National Health Leadership Conference, presented by the College and the Canadian Healthcare Association, featured two days of dynamic programming in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The conference theme was “From rhetoric to action: Achieving person and family-centered health systems.” Over 700 participants heard keynote speakers Margaret Trudeau, Brian Goldman, Durhane Wong-Rieger, Shirlee Sharkey, CHE, Hélène Campbell, Barbara Farlow, Bridget Duffy and Alex Jadad. The conference also featured thirty-five concurrent sessions on a variety of topics.

Webinar: Workplace mental health in healthcare settings / Webinaire : La santé mentale dans les milieux de travail du secteur de la santé

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Let's talk about it: Workplace mental health in healthcare settings

Hosted by the College’s Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter, this 1 hour session features Lisa Adams, CHE who has worked 22 years for Eastern Health and other legacy boards in progressive management positions and has 3 university academic appointments in Canada. She is a Certified Health Executive of the Canadian College of Health Leaders, has CNA certification in psychiatric, mental health nursing, is doing an EXTRA research Fellowship with the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and the Canadian College of Health Leaders.

Healthcare Study Tour to Italy / Voyage d'étude en Italie

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Healthcare Study Tour to Italy
September 29 – October 4, 2013


Join us for a one-week study tour to the cities of Rome, Milan Mantova and Bologna.