Friday, January 31, 2014

Call for Nominations: 2014 National Awards Program / Appel de candidatures : Programme national des prix 2014

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Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase the talent, leadership and innovative practices within your organization, chapter or region by nominating a worthy initiative, individual or team for a College award.

To nominate a program, individual or team for an award, please download the award template which is available on the College’s website, under Awards. The award template includes everything you need to complete your nomination, including the award criteria, the nomination form and the report template. Deadline to submit a nomination is February 3, 2014.

National Mentorship Program - Information Session / Programme national de mentorat - Séance d’information

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National Mentorship Program – Information Session
Webinar - Tuesday, February 25, 2014
2:00 – 2:30 PM Eastern Time

Building professional capacity is the most effective way to ensure that Canadian health leaders change their own organizations and, ultimately, the health system. Mentorship is one way that the College supports its members to continue life-long learning and skill development.

Interested in learning more about the impact that mentorship can have on your career? Join us and hear from two experienced mentors and a mentee as they discuss what mentorship has meant to them, and the impact that it can have on one's personal and professional development. In addition, College staff will provide an overview of the program.

To register for this webinar, please click here. Space is limited.

2014 NHLC - Don’t miss the super early bird deadline! / CNLS 2014 - Ne manquez pas la date d’échéance pour l’inscription très hâtive !

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders and the Canadian Healthcare Association are pleased to co-host the National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC). Themed Raising the bar: A critical time for bold leadership, the conference will be held at the Fairmont Banff Springs in Banff, Alberta on June 2-3, 2014.

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

The EXTRA difference / La différence qui distingue le programme FORCES

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During the 14-month program, EXTRA teams carry out an improvement project designed to actively engage the team members and their organization(s) in a quality improvement initiative supported by research evidence.

Outcomes that matter

EXTRA gives its teams the skills and knowledge to become change agents in healthcare improvement. It offers unique opportunities for individuals to conduct evidence-informed improvement projects in their organizations with the goal of enhancing patient outcomes, quality of care and cost-effectiveness.

Congratulations to Shirlee Sharkey, CHE / Félicitations à Shirlee Sharkey, CHE

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Shirlee Sharkey, CHE
The College would like to congratulate Shirlee Sharkey, CHE on her recent appointment as the new Chair of the Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee (OHTAC).

According to the Health Quality Ontario news release (January 2014):

Dr. Andreas Laupacis, Chair of the Board of Directors of Health Quality Ontario (HQO), today announced the appointment of Shirlee Sharkey as the new Chair of the Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee (OHTAC).

Congratulations to Leslie Sorensen, CHE / Félicitations à Leslie Sorensen, CHE

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Leslie Sorensen, CHE
The College would like to congratulate Leslie Sorensen, CHE on her recent appointment as Director, Organizational Effectiveness of Spectrum Health Care.

According to the Spectrum Health Care news release (January 2014):

Lori Lord, CEO of Spectrum Health Care is pleased to welcome Leslie Sorensen, BSc (OT), MHSc, CHE as Director, Organizational Effectiveness for Spectrum Health Care.

Congratulations to John Ruetz, CHE / Félicitations à John Ruetz, CHE

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John Ruetz, CHE
 
    
The College would like to congratulate John Ruetz, CHE on his recent appointment as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Catholic Health Corporation of Ontario.

According to the Catholic Health Corporation of Ontario news release (January 2014):

With the retirement of Don McDermott, CHE our first and exemplary, faithful leader of more than 15 years, I am pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of the Catholic Health Corporation of Ontario (CHCO) has appointed John Ruetz, as the new President and CEO, effective February 24th, 2014.

New members: January 2014 / Nouveaux membres: janvier 2014

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Period of December 15, 2013 to January 14, 2014 – listed by chapters:

New College Active Members

BC Lower Mainland
Yasmin Jetha
Regional Director, Mental Health & Addiction Program, Vancouver Coastal Health (Vancouver, BC)

Michele Lane
Executive Director, Operations, Health Link BC (Langley, BC)

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

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Period of December 15, 2013 to January 14, 2014 – listed by chapters:

BC Lower Mainland
Joanne Y. S. Shum, CHE
FROM:  Manager, Residential Services, Minoru Residence, Vancouver Coastal Health (Richmond, BC)
TO:  Director, Workforce Optimization (Temporary), Fraser Health Authority (Surrey, BC)

Bluenose
Amal A. Abdel Magid
FROM:  Quality Coordinator, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Capital District Health Authority (Halifax, NS)
TO:  Quality and Patient Safety Leader, Capital District Health Authority (Halifax, NS)

Hamilton Health Sciences: New President and Chief Executive Officer Announcement


New CEO Hamilton Health Sciences begins Feb. 1, 2014

(HAMILTON, ON. - FEBRUARY. 1, 2014) Mr. Paul Chapin, Chair of the Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Rob MacIsaac as the President and CEO of Hamilton Health Sciences as of February 1, 2014.

Webinar: Health Care Transformation / Webinaire : La transformation des soins de santé

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What Northerners Need to Know

Hosted by the NEON Lights Chapter, this one hour English session features the North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) – a crown agency of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care that holds accountability agreements with 150 health service providers who deliver more than 190 programs and services.