Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Happy Holidays / Joyeuses Fêtes



In appreciation of your support and friendship, we wish you happiness
and health this holiday season.

The College Board of Directors and Staff

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Nous vous remercions de votre soutien et de votre amitié, et vous souhaitons
bonheur et santé en ce temps des Fêtes.

Le Conseil d’administration et le personnel du Collège


The College will be closed between December 24, 2014 (3:00 p.m. EST) and January 4, 2015 inclusive.
Le Collège sera fermé du 24 décembre 2014 (15 h, HNE) au 4 janvier 2015 inclusivement.

Call for nominations: 2015 National Awards Program / Appel de candidatures : Programme national des prix 2015

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We are still accepting nominations for many of our awards. Please refer to the table below for deadline details.

In June 2015, the College, with the support of our award sponsors, will bestow 15 prestigious national healthcare awards in Charlottetown, PEI. These awards are presented to individuals, teams and organizations in the healthcare community that have demonstrated exceptional leadership, and who have made significant contributions in areas such as: mentorship; innovation; nursing; healthcare safety; quality; environmental stewardship; diversity; and mental health and addictions.

2015 NHLC registration is now open! / L'inscription en ligne est maintenant ouverte pour le CNLS 2015 !

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Online registration is open!

The Canadian College of Health Leaders and HealthCareCAN are pleased to co-host the National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC). Themed ‘Driving a culture of engagement, innovation and improvement’, the conference will be held in beautiful Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on June 15-16, 2015.


Join us for an unparalleled opportunity of networking and knowledge sharing amongst national, provincial and community health leaders from across the country.

Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare Management Forum welcomes new member to Editorial Board / Le rédacteur en chef du Forum Gestion des soins de santé souhaite la bienvenue à un nouveau membre du Comité de rédaction

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Alexandra Haris
RN, MN/MHSc, CHE
Mr. Ron Lindstrom, PhD, FCCHL, would like to welcome Ms. Alexandra Harris, RN, MN/MHSc, CHE to the Editorial Board. Alexandra (Alex) is a PhD student at the University of Toronto’s Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, a trainee with the Nursing Health Services Research Unit and a Junior Fellow at Massey College.

For her doctoral work, she is exploring nursing intellectual capital (knowledge assets) and its contributions to hospital performance. Alex holds a combined Master of Nursing/Master of Health Administration and is Executive Director of Emerging Health Leaders Toronto.

Congratulations to Dan Florizone / Félicitations à Dan Florizone

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Dan Florizone
The College would like to congratulate Dan Florizone on his recent appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of Saskatoon Regional Health Authority.

According to the Saskatoon Regional Health Authority (November 2014):

Saskatoon Regional Health Authority (SRHA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Dan Florizone as Saskatoon Health Region’s new President and CEO. Currently serving as Saskatchewan’s Deputy Education Minister and Deputy Minister Responsible for Lean, Florizone will assume his new position on January 5, 2015.

Congratulations to the Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2015 recipients / Félicitations aux 100 meilleurs employeurs du Canada 2015

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The College would like to congratulate the companies and organizations recognized as Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2015 for their HR practices and innovative initiatives.

According to The Globe and Mail news release (November 2014):

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

New members: December 2014 / Nouveaux membres : décembre 2014

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Period of November 15, 2014 to December 14, 2014 – listed by Chapters:

New College Active Members

BC Lower Mainland

Daniel Fontaine
Chief Executive Officer, BC Care Providers Association (Burnaby, BC)

Russell Stead
Manager, OASIS Program, Vancouver Coastal Health (Vancouver, BC)

College members on-the-move: December 2014 / Membres du Collège à l'affiche : décembre 2014

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Period of November 15, 2014 to December 14, 2014 – listed by Chapters:

Assiniboia

Tom Stewart
FROM: Kaizen Specialist, Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (Regina, SK)
TO: Manager, Pre-Admission Clinic, Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (Regina, SK)

Bluenose

Mona Hamdy Fouda
FROM: Student, Masters in Health Administration, Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS)
TO: Project Coordinator, IWK Health Centre (Halifax, NS)

Healthcare Management Forum, Winter 2014: Guest Commentary by Colin Goodfellow

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The dramatic dehospitalization of health services is a prerequisite for a sustainable and effective health system

Using the general precepts of integration, Lean thinking, and patient centredness, this article highlights the potential for dramatic dehospitalization of health services as a prerequisite for a sustainable and effective health system.

Webinar: Change is Constant, Resiliency is Key / Webinaire : Comme le changement n’arrête pas, la résilience est essentielle

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Hosted by the Eastern Ontario Chapter, this 90 minute English webinar held during the chapter’s annual general meeting and professional development event includes a panel discussion on change and resiliency.

Friday, November 28, 2014

National Awards Program: Make headlines for all the right reasons / Programme national des prix : Faites les manchettes pour toutes les bonnes raison

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Over the next few issues of Communiqué we will be profiling the various awards and calling for your nominations. 

In June 2015, the College, with the support of our award sponsors, will bestow 15 prestigious national healthcare awards in Charlottetown, PEI. These awards are presented to individuals, teams and organizations in the healthcare community that have demonstrated exceptional leadership, and who have made significant contributions in areas such as: mentorship; innovation; nursing; healthcare safety; quality; environmental stewardship; diversity; and mental health and addictions.

These awards provide an opportunity to acknowledge those who play a major role in the advancement and betterment of our health systems. 

Award recipients will receive paid travel and accommodations and a complimentary registration to attend the National Health Leadership Conference. Award presentations will be held during the College’s National Awards Gala, Annual General Meeting and at the National Health Leadership Conference. All events are being held in Charlottetown, PEI from June 14-16, 2015.

First strategic alliance developed with a healthcare employer in British Columbia / Première alliance stratégique établie avec un employeur du secteur de la santé de la Colombie-Britannique

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders and the Mennonite Benevolent Society (Menno Place) have signed the first agreement in British Columbia healthcare that commits to setting the Certified Health Executive (CHE) designation as a standard for leaders to develop skills and competencies, and to increase the capabilities of health leaders in Canada. Menno Place will foster leadership development for health leaders including the support and pursuit of the CHE designation as well as ongoing training using the LEADS in a Caring Environment capabilities framework.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Remembering Ron Wood / En souvenir de Ron Wood

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Ron Wood
It is with deep regret that we announce that our colleague Ron Wood, from Vancouver and born and raised in Winnipeg, passed away on October 16, 2014. At the time of his passing Ron was the President and Chief Executive Officer of ProMed Associates.

According to the ProMed Associates web site (October 2014):

Ron was involved in medical imaging (MI) for 40 years, with a career that began at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg which then evolved into a Canada-wide involvement in MI for both adult and pediatric acute care services and included all Diagnostic Imaging modalities in both the public and private sectors. Ron also worked with Nuclear Medicine, Cardiology, Urology, Neurology and the ER to help address their needs.

Congratulations to the Public Health Social Media Challenge award recipients / Félicitations aux lauréats des prix du Défi Médias sociaux en santé publique

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The College would like to congratulate the award recipients of the Canada Health Infoway, Public Health Social Media Challenge.

According to the Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) news release (November 2014):

The Public Health Social Media Challenge, the latest initiative in the Infoway ImagineNation Challenge series, was designed to support public health organizations in a quest to harness the power of social media to address public health issues and concerns. Teams with the most infectious social media campaigns were eligible to share awards and incentives.

Congratulations to the Winning at HealthAchieve award recipients / Félicitations aux lauréats des prix Winning at HealthAchieve

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The College congratulates the individuals and organizations recognized for their leadership, innovation and excellence during the Winning at HealthAchieve awards presentation earlier this month.

According to the Ontario Hospital Association healthscape newsletter (November 2014):

A number of awards representing a range of topics were presented at HealthAchieve earlier this month.

New members: November 2014 / Nouveaux membres : novembre 2014

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Period of October 15, 2014 to November 14, 2014 – listed by chapters:

New College Active Members

Greater Toronto Area

Dr. San Ng
Managing Director, Vision & Results Inc. (Richmond Hill, ON)

Hamilton and Area

Frank Naus
Director, Research Administration, Hamilton Health Sciences (Hamilton, ON)

College members on-the-move: November 2014 / Membres du Collège à l'affiche: novembre 2014

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Period of October 15, 2014 to November 14, 2014 – listed by chapters:

Bluenose

Janet E. Knox, CHE
FROM: President and Chief Executive Officer, Annapolis Valley and South Shore Health (Kentville, NS)
TO: President and Chief Executive Officer Designate, Provincial Health Authority, NS Department of Health and Wellness (Halifax, NS)

Eastern Ontario

Éric Beaudoin, CHE
FROM: Project Manager RH, Montfort Hospital (Ottawa, ON)
TO: Senior Manager, Human Capital, Montfort Hospital (Ottawa, ON)

Welcome to our new corporate member: November 2014 / Bienvenue à notre nouveau membre corporatif: novembre 2014

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The College is pleased to welcome one new corporate member in November.

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

Webinar: The Health Sciences North Journey / Webinaire : Le parcours d’Horizon Santé-Nord

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How the ‘modus operandi’ needs to change and what it takes

Hosted by the NEON Lights Chapter, this one hour English webinar presented by President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Denis-Richard Roy focuses on the Health Sciences North journey.

Health Sciences North is a new approach to delivering the highest quality patient care, research, teaching and learning to northeastern Ontario and beyond. It is a network of integrated facilities and programs working together for the benefit of patients, communities, physicians, researchers, staff, and learners in the areas of prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care.

The Strategy Institute: Third National Summit on Data Analytics for Healthcare

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Third National Summit on Data Analytics for Healthcare
December 2-3, 2014
Toronto, Ontario

Improve quality of care and health outcomes!

Organizations who embrace change and actively engage their staff in the process of healthcare transformation approach data analytics from a position of strength.

Canadian Centre for Healthcare Facilities: Bridging from Theory to Reality - Putting Patients First

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Bridging from Theory to Reality - Putting Patients First
December 8, 2014
Toronto, Ontario
Bridgepoint Active Healthcare

The Canadian Centre for Healthcare Facilities invites you to learn about cutting edge approaches in planning and design. Learn from the ‘C-Suite’ hospital leadership and experts in the healthcare facility sector as they share their insights using case studies and current examples.

The CLEMMER Group: The Extraordinary Leader and Extraordinary Coach Workshops

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The Extraordinary Leader and Extraordinary Coach Workshops
December 10-11, 2014
Mississauga

Please note the Vancouver (December 1 and 2) and Edmonton (December 3 and 4) dates have been cancelled.

Jim Clemmer and The CLEMMER Group are delighted to personally deliver Zenger Folkman's career-changing The Extraordinary Leader and Extraordinary Coach workshops.

Whether you want to increase employee engagement or boost profitability, great leadership and top performers in an organization matter. Zenger Folkman research shows that leaders are the primary factor behind employee commitment and productivity. Further, these factors impact a company’s bottom-line, meaning leadership and coaching, good or bad, can drastically affect the success of an organization.

Monday, November 10, 2014

First Digital Health Week Launches in Canada / Lancement de la première Semaine de la santé numérique au Canada

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Working together to improve care for Canadians through Digital Health

November 10, 2014 (Toronto) - Leading Canadian healthcare organizations are pleased to announce the launch of the first-ever Digital Health Week in Canada, taking place from November 10 to 14, 2014.

This unique collaboration of 18 organizations recognizes how digital health is transforming care and inspires further progress in improving delivery of care across the country. Digital Health Week will be celebrated in a series of announcements, a TweetChat, a webinar and other activities. A calendar of activities may be found at betterhealthtogether.ca/digital-health-week.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Spotlight on: 2015 National Awards Program / En vedette: Programme national des prix de 2015

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Over the next few issues of Communiqué we will be profiling the various awards and calling for your nominations.

In June 2015, the College, with the support of our award sponsors, will bestow 15 prestigious national healthcare awards in Charlottetown, PEI. These awards are presented to individuals, teams and organizations in the healthcare community that have demonstrated exceptional leadership, and who have made significant contributions in areas such as: mentorship; innovation; nursing; healthcare safety; quality; environmental stewardship; diversity; and mental health and addictions.

National Health Leadership Conference 2015: Call For Abstracts deadline reminder / Conférence nationale sur le leadership en santé 2015: Appel de présentations - Date limite pour les soumissions

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Call for Abstracts Submission Deadline – November 2, 2014

The deadline for submitting an abstract for the National Health Leadership Conference is fast approaching. Themed Driving a culture of engagement, innovation and improvement, the conference will be held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on June 15-16, 2015

Healthcare Management Forum, Fall 2014: A message from the Guest Editor / Forum Gestion des soins de santé, automne 2014: Message du rédacteur en chef invité

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Ron Lindstrom, FCCHL
Ron Lindstrom, PhD, FCCHL, is a Professor at the School of Leadership Studies, the Director of the Centre for Health Leadership and Research, and a Henri M. Toupin Research Fellow in Health Systems Leadership at Royal Roads University

It is a privilege to be invited as the Guest Editor for this special edition of Healthcare Management Forum which focuses on networks, specifically interorganizational networks.


Congratulations to David Diamond / Félicitations à David Diamond

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David Diamond
The College would like to congratulate David Diamond on his recent appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of Eastern Health.

According to the Eastern Health news release (September 2014):

Michael O’Keefe, Chair of the Board of Trustees of Eastern Health, today announced the appointment of David Diamond as the new President and CEO of Eastern Health effective November 1, 2014.

New members: October 2014 / Nouveaux membres: octobre 2014

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Period of September 15, 2014 to October 14, 2014 – listed by Chapters:

New College Active Members

BC Interior

David Harrhy
Director, Mental Health and Substance Network, Interior Health (Kelowna, BC)

BC Lower Mainland

Cheryl Mitchell
Consultant and Facilitator, Red Ball Solutions (Tsawwassen, BC)

College members on-the-move: October 2014 / Membres du Collège à l'affiche: octobre 2014

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Period of September 15, 2014 to October 14, 2014 – listed by Chapters:

Eastern Ontario

M. Joan Garrow, CHE
FROM: Manager, Patient Care Services, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group (Ottawa, ON)
TO: Acting Director, Patient Care Services, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group (Ottawa, ON)

Greater Toronto Area

Juliana French
FROM: Manager, A Survivorship Action Partnership (ASAP), Prostate Cancer Canada (Toronto, ON)
TO: Manager, Business Development, University Health Network (Toronto, ON)

Welcome to our new corporate members: October 2014 / Bienvenue à nos deux nouveaux membres corporatifs: octobre 2014

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The College is pleased to welcome two new corporate members in October.

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

Membership renewal 2015 / Renouvellement de l’adhésion pour 2015

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Help us grow the profession and advance your professional skills!

On October 15, 2014, the College embarked on its 2015 membership renewal campaign. Your renewal can be completed by logging onto the College web site.

Corporate membership renewal 2015 / Renouvellement d'adhésion corporative 2015

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On October 15, 2014, the College embarked on its 2015 corporate membership renewal campaign.

Again this year, corporate members will be able to renew their membership on-line.

The process will remain the same and corporate primary members will need to update their company descriptor and update the list of corporate active members. This will allow the College to have the most up to date information on all of its corporate members.

Webinar: Informing policy on appropriate use of wireless devices in healthcare settings / Webinaire : Information pour éclairer l’élaboration de politiques sur l’utilisation d’appareils sans fil dans les établissements de soins

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Hosted by the Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter, this one hour English webinar focuses on the appropriate use of wireless devices in healthcare facilities and features speakers Dr. Mollie Butler, Regional Director Professional Practice – Nursing at Eastern Health, and Kwakye Peprah, Clinical Research Officer with the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH).

2014 Italy Study Tour: October update / Voyage d’étude en Italie 2014: mise à jour d’octobre

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In September, a group of 10 health leaders from across Canada ventured to Rome, Turin, Mantova and Milan to explore current developments in health services policy and organization in the Italian health systems. The tour provided a rich forum for the exchange of information, ideas and experiences between the Canadians and their Italian counterparts.

White Paper: An Essential Guide to Clinical Documentation Improvement

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Published by CHIM Consulting Inc.
Written by A. Jamal, MBA, CHIM & C. Grant, CHIM

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Rx Fitness +: Healthcare Study Tour + Wellness Retreat to Costa Rica

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Healthcare Study Tour + Wellness Retreat to Costa Rica
San Jose, Corcovado, Guanacaste
March 9-19, 2015

Rx Fitness+ is a unique wellness and performance program within the Centre Fitness Plus at The Ottawa Hospital for healthcare professionals designed to address professional excellence through personal wellness. Participants will develop personal wellness through health coaching and physical fitness sessions customized to their needs both on location at an Ecolodge retreat in the rainforests of Costa Rica in combination with an international healthcare study tour.

Inaugural Digital Health Week / Lancement de la première Semaine de la santé numérique

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Think digital health isn’t making a difference? Think again! And during the inaugural Digital Health Week (from November 10 to 14, 2014) that’s exactly what some of Canada’s leading healthcare organizations are asking Canadians to do.

Toronto - The Art of Leadership Conference

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Toronto - The Art of Leadership Conference
November 18, 2014 
Toronto, Ontario
Metro Toronto Convention Centre


Join us for Canada’s top Leadership event returning this November 18th, 2014. 

The Art of Leadership brings world-renowned leaders and international bestselling authors for a full day of cutting edge thinking and real-world experience on today’s most critical leadership issues.

The Conference Board of Canada: The Better Workplace Conference 2014

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The Better Workplace Conference 2014
November 24-25 , 2014
Calgary, Alberta
Hyatt Regency Calgary


The Canadian College of Health Leaders is pleased to be partnering with the Conference Board for this exciting event! As part of our partnership, we’re able to offer a special rate of 10% off the registration fee! For more information, please see below.

The Art of Marketing: Montreal / Conférence l'Art du marketing: Montréal

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The Art of Marketing Conference
November 25, 2014
Montreal, QC

Palais des congrès de Montreal

The Art of Marketing conference, presented by Knightsbridge, returns to Montreal with five incredible business leaders and marketing gurus including:

Submit an abstract for the International Hospital Federation 39th World Hospital Congress

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The International Hospital Federation (IHF) wishes to recognize and honour excellence in research, achievements, service improvements and innovations in hospital and healthcare management by hospitals, healthcare institutions or individuals from the healthcare field. Authors who wish to present their work, orally or as a poster, at IHF’s 39th World Hospital Congress, to be held Oct. 6–8, 2015, in Chicago, are invited to submit an abstract for consideration by the Scientific Committee.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

GoodLife Fitness: Health & Wellness Leadership Summit (Toronto)

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GoodLife Fitness: Health & Wellness Leadership Summit
November 4, 2014
Toronto, Ontario
Metro Toronto Convention Centre

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Activate your registration discount today using CCHL (offer available to the first 25 registrants)!
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National Awards Program Call for Nominations: Make Healthcare Headlines for All the Right Reasons / Appel de candidatures : Faites les manchettes pour toutes les bonnes raisons

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The College is inviting nominations for the 2015 National Awards Program. This is a great opportunity to recognize and promote the outstanding leaders and programs in your organization. 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 Charlottetown, PEI from June 14-16, 2015. Please see below for a list of the College's awards and their corresponding deadline dates.

Congratulations Sean Gehring: 2014 Italy scholarship recipient / Félicitations à Sean Gehring, récipiendaire de la Bourse d'études pour leader montant en santé de 2014

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Aramark Healthcare, Emerging Health Leaders (EHL) and the Canadian College of Health Leaders are pleased to announce Sean Gehring, Manager, Specialized and Neuromuscular Care Streams with the Ottawa Hospital (TOH), as the recipient of the 2014 Italy Study Tour's Emerging Health Leader Scholarship. The scholarship prize consists of a complimentary registration, as well as paid travel and accommodations to participate at the College's upcoming Italy Study Tour.

Sean Gehring
As the manager of the specialized and neuromuscular care streams at TOH Rehabilitation Centre, Sean leads a portfolio comprised of inpatient and outpatient services, including inpatient neuromuscular rehab, the Prosthetics and Orthotics department, Rehab Virtual Reality Lab, the Driving Rehab Service and TOH Pain Clinic.

Canadian College of Health Leaders: 2014 BC Health Leaders Conference

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BC Health Leaders Conference
October 22-23, 2014
Vancouver, British Columbia

We invite you to join 300 of your colleagues and friends for two-days of forward thinking and inspiration, with a focus on timely and relevant topics delivered in a number of lively formats.

From Banff to Charlottetown / De Banff à Charlottetown

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Raising the Bar at the National Health Leadership Conference

By Ray Racette, President and CEO, Canadian College of Health Leaders, and Bill Tholl, President and CEO, and Jennifer Kitts, Director, Policy and Strategy, HealthCareCAN

Each June, over 700 health system leaders from across Canada convene at the National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC). NHLC provides a pivotal forum for questions, debate and the sharing of strategies and solutions to the most pressing health system challenges in Canada.

Co-hosted by the Canadian College of Health Leaders and HealthCareCAN, NHLC 2014 was a huge success. Held in beautiful Banff, Alberta, the 2014 theme was, “Raising the bar: A critical time for bold leadership.” The conference featured four outstanding plenaries, each highlighting the critical role of bold and courageous leadership, as well as the importance of patient and family centred care, in driving health system excellence. What follows is a brief recap of key takeaways from Banff and an early preview of what we have in store for NHLC 2015 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

National Health Leadership Conference 2015: Call for Abstracts / Conférence nationale sur le leadership en santé 2015 : Appel de présentations

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Call for Abstracts Now Available!

The Canadian College of Health Leaders (College) and HealthCareCAN are pleased to co-host the National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC). Themed Driving a culture of engagement, innovation and improvement, the conference will be held in Charlottetown, PEI on June 15-16, 2015.

This conference is the largest national gathering of health system decision-makers in Canada including trustees, chief executive officers, directors, managers, department heads and other health leaders representing various sectors and professions in health regions, authorities and alliances, hospitals, long-term care organizations, public health agencies, community care, mental health and social services. As well, the conference draws participants from government, education and research organizations, professional associations, consulting firms and industry.

Membership renewal 2015 / Renouvellement de l’adhésion pour 2015

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Help us grow the profession and advance your professional skills!

Starting October 15, you can renew your membership with the Canadian College of Health Leaders. Your renewal can be completed by logging onto the College web site.

New Members: July - August - September, 2014 / Nouveaux membres: juillet - août - septembre, 2014

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Period of June 15, 2014 to September 14, 2014 – listed by Chapters:

New College Active Members

Assiniboia

Scott Livingstone
President and Chief Executive Officer, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency (Regina, SK)

BC Lower Mainland

Alisa Harrison
Executive Director, Victoria Division of Family Practice (Cowichan Bay, BC)

College members on-the-move: July - August - September 2014 / Membres du Collège à l'affiche: juillet - août - septembre 2014

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Period of June 15, 2014 to September 14, 2014 – listed by Chapters:

BC Lower Mainland

Joanne Y. S. Shum, CHE
FROM: Director, Workforce Optimization, Fraser Health Authority (Surrey, BC)
TO: Director, Child & Youth Services, Fraser Health Authority (New Westminster, BC)

Eastern Ontario

Sheila A. Ouellet, CHE
FROM: Commanding Officer, Department of National Defence (Halifax, NS)
TO: Medical Planner, Canadian Forces Health Services Group (Ottawa, ON)

Welcome to our new corporate members: September 2014 / Bienvenue à nos deux nouveaux membres corporatifs: septembre 2014

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The College is pleased to welcome two new corporate members, one in July and another in September.

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

Congratulations to Sarah Hutchison, CHE / Félicitations à Sarah Hutchison, CHE

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Sarah Hutchison, CHE
The College would like to congratulate Sarah Hutchison, CHE on her recent appointment as Chief Executive Officer of OntarioMD.

According to OntarioMD news release (August 2014):

Sarah has over 25 years of progressive experience within organized medicine, and is known as a leader in Ontario's e-health environment. She brings an extensive background and knowledge of e-health, and has been effective in ensuring that physicians, as trusted providers to patients, are central to the system discussions about the evolution of e-health in Ontario.


Congratulations to Janet Knox, CHE / Félicitations à Janet Knox, CHE

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Janet Knox, CHE
The College would like to congratulate Janet Knox, CHE on her recent appointment as Chief Executive Officer designate of the Nova Scotia Provincial Health Authority.

According to the Province of Nova Scotia news release (September 2014):

Ms. Knox will begin as president and CEO on April 1, 2015. Until then, she will act as CEO designate and advise the province and health system as it continues the consolidation process.

Congratulations to Jo-anne Marr, CHE / Félicitations à Jo-anne Marr, CHE

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Jo-anne Mar, CHE
The College would like to congratulate Jo-anne Marr, CHE on her recent appointment as Chief Executive Officer of the Central Community Care Access Centre (CCAC).

According to the Central CCAC news release (August 2014):

Central CCAC Board Chair Nevzat Gurmen says Marr’s expertise in healthcare management, proven ability to build relationships in the health sector, and skill at successfully leading organizations through transformation will be a tremendous asset to the Central CCAC.

Congratulations to the Canadian Health Informatics Awards recipients / Félicitations aux lauréats des Canadian Health Informatics Awards

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The College congratulates the individuals, organizations and project teams recognized for their leadership, innovation and excellence through the Canadian Health Informatics Award program.

According to the Canadian Healthcare Technology news release (June 2014):

Outstanding Canadians driving better patient outcomes and healthcare sustainability were honoured for their leadership, innovation and excellence at Canadian Health Informatics Awards (CHIA) Gala during e-Health 2014 in early June.

Congratulations to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre / Félicitations au Centre des sciences de la santé Sunnybrook

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The College would like to congratulate Sunnybrook Health Science Centre for its leadership and innovation in digital health solutions.

According to the Canada Health Infoway news release (August 2014):

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has been recognized as a national leader for its use of SunnyCare, an electronic medical record (EMR) system designed to provide authorized clinicians with quick and easy access to patient medical information on desktop computer workstations and mobile devices.

Congratulations to the ImagineNation e-Connect Impact Challenge Quality Plan Award recipients / Félicitations aux lauréats des Prix du plan d’amélioration de la qualité remis dans le cadre du Défi ImagiNation Impact sur la connexion numérique

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The College would like to congratulate the award recipients of the ImagineNation e-Connect Impact Challenge Quality Plan Award.

According to the Canada Health Infoway news release (August 2014):

Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is pleased to announce the recipients of the ImagineNation e-Connect Impact Challenge Quality Plan Award. Independent judges selected teams from across the country based on their plans to analyze and improve the quality and use of digital solutions that connect health care providers with their patients and with each other. They scored each plan based on a set of criteria including quality assessment, track record, plan strength and feasibility.

Congratulations to the Accelerate Challenge award recipients / Félicitations aux lauréats du Défi Accélération

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The College would like to congratulate the award recipients of the Canada Health Infoway Accelerate Challenge.

According to the Canada Health Infoway news release (September 2014):

Three Canadian digital health leaders emerged as the award recipients in the Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) Accelerate Challenge, launched to help accelerate use of digital health innovation.

Award recipients The Ottawa Hospital, The Nova Scotia Department of Health and Health PEI all recorded double-digit growth in the use of their solution over a six month period. They are among a group of eight digital health demonstration projects that Infoway invested in through its Consumer Health Solutions and Innovation investment programs. These demonstration projects have delivered digital health solutions to more than 20,000 clinicians and patients.

Congratulations to Canada Health Infoway / Félicitations à Inforoute Santé du Canada

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The College would like to congratulate Canada Health Infoway and the Infoway-sponsored Health Information Privacy Group on recently receiving the HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation award from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

According to the Canada Health Infoway news release (September 2014):

Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and the Infoway-sponsored Health Information Privacy Group (HIPG) have received the HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation award from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). The award was presented on September 19, 2014 at the closing general session of the IAPP Privacy Academy and CSA Congress in San Jose, California.

Volunteers for NHLC Abstract Review / Bénévoles pour l’examen des résumés pour la CNLS

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Driving a culture of engagement, innovation and improvement

The Planning Committee for the NHLC seeks volunteers who are knowledgeable about the conference theme and sub-topics and willing to help with the abstract review process for the 2015 conference.

Webinar: Healthcare Transformation / Webinaire : La transformation des soins de santé

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National webinar on ethics


Hosted by the Canadian College of Health Leaders national office, this one hour English webinar focuses on ethics and features guest speaker Don Juzwishin, PhD, FCCHL, Director of Health Technology Assessment and Innovation, Alberta Health Services.

During the webinar Don discusses specific case studies related to preferential access to services, effective human resources utilization, the importance of openness and transparency of leadership compensation and expenses, safe disclosure and whistle blowing, privacy and confidentiality in a social media world, public engagement in health system decision-making, health record stewardship, and leadership accountability for resources consumed and outcomes achieved.

2014 Canadian Health Information Management Association Conference: Aspire & Lead

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Aspire & Lead
October 15-16, 2014
Toronto, Ontario

Sheraton Toronto Airport

Canada's only National Health Information Management (HIM) Conference

The Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) is very excited to be hosting its 2014 Conference: Aspire & Lead on October 15-16, 2014, in Toronto ON, Canada, at the Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport.

Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society - Canadian Healthcare Construction Course

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Held in conjunction with


Canadian Healthcare Construction Course
October 21-22, 2014
Mississauga, Ontario
Four Points by Sheraton

CHES, in conjunction with ASHE, is offering the only course in Canada designed to meet the unique needs of healthcare construction professionals. Course sessions will address information on contemporary issues related to construction and renovation within the Canadian healthcare environment.

The Conference Board of Canada: Health Summit 2014

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Health Summit 2014: Aging Chronic Disease and Wellness
October 23-24, 2014
Toronto, Ontario
Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre


The College is pleased to be partnering with the Conference Board of Canada for this exciting event! As a contact of ours, you’re able to take advantage of the rate of $1295 to attend this event – that’s a savings of $400 off of the total summit fee! For more information on how you can take advantage, please see below.

By now, you've heard that our 3rd annual health event is taking place this fall in Toronto.

Health Summit 2014: Aging, Chronic Disease, and Wellness, Thursday, October 23, and Friday, October 24, 2014, at the Toronto Marriot Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Toronto, will bring together Canada’s health professionals  to share thinking, assess the issues, and learn from each other.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

ACHE's Canadian Program: June 2014 update

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September 29-30, 2014
Rimrock Resort Hotel
Banff, Alberta

Enhance your leadership and coaching skills to deliver aligned messages connecting behavior to mission execution at this year’s Canadian Program, “Compelling Communication: Creating Engagement, Understanding and Results.”