Friday, February 28, 2014

All aboard! Register now for the 2014 National Awards Gala / En voiture! Inscrivez-vous dès maintenant au Gala 2014 de remise des prix nationaux

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The College’s 2014 National Awards Gala, a hallmark of excellence in healthcare and professionalism, will be held in Banff, Alberta on Sunday, June 1, 2014. We invite you to join our evening's emcee, Tara Slone, host of Breakfast Television Calgary, for a glamorous evening of celebration.

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Delegates will be transported back to the golden age of travel, when globetrotters traversed our great nation in luxurious, steam powered locomotives. Attendees will enjoy the sights and sounds of old-time train travel making our virtual train trip the perfect setting to recognize the top health systems performers from across Canada.

First strategic alliance developed with a healthcare employer / Établissement d’une première alliance stratégique avec un employeur du secteur de la santé

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The College is pleased to announce that it recently established a strategic alliance with its first healthcare employer, the North East Community Care Access Centre (NE CCAC). Under this agreement the Certified Health Executive (CHE) program, the only certification program for health leaders in Canada, has been recognized, by the NE CCAC as the preferred designation of choice for its health leaders.

“I am very pleased and honoured to have pioneered this initiative with the College, and I look forward to increasing the number of leaders who hold the CHE designation within our organization.” states Richard Joly, Chief Executive Officer of the NE CCAC, and chair of the College’s NEON Lights Chapter.

Congratulations to Bill Tholl / Félicitations à Bill Tholl

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Bill Tholl
The College would like to congratulate Bill Tholl on his recent appointment as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the newly-merged organizations of the Canadian Healthcare Association (CHA) and the Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations (ACAHO), partners of the College.

According to the CHA / ACAHO news release (February 2014):

The newly-merged organizations of the Canadian Healthcare Association and the Association of Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations (CHA/ACAHO) are pleased to announce that Bill Tholl has been appointed President and CEO, effective March 17, 2014. He will build and lead an organization that will be the national voice and champion of innovative health organizations across the continuum of care.

New members: February 2014 / Nouveaux membres: février 2014

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

New College Active Members

BC Lower Mainland
Kristan Ash
Director, Home Health BC, We Care/CBI Home Health Services (Surrey, BC)

Stephanie Boll
Regional Manager, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority (Vancouver, BC)

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

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

Eastern Ontario
Shankar Chowdhury
FROM: Senior Integrated Project Lead, Rouge Valley Health System (Toronto, ON)
TO: Decision Support Analyst, South East Regional Cancer Program, Kingston General Hospital (Kingston, ON)

Lt. Commander Tanya D. McLeod, CHE
FROM: Commanding Officer, Clinical Manager, Canadian Forces Health Services (Cold Lake, AB)
TO: Retired, Canadian Forces Health Services (Landgraaf, Netherlands)

Webinar: Sweden 5, Canada 2 (healthcare not hockey) / Webinaire : La Suède, 5; le Canada, 2 (on parle ici de soins de santé, pas de hockey)

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Hosted by the College’s Midnight Sun Chapter (YT/NT/NU), this one hour session features Ray Racette, MHA, CHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of the College.

Mr. Racette has been an active member of the College since 1977, receiving his CHE designation in 1984. He has served on the Board of Directors, the Manitoba and Midnight Sun Chapter Executives and in various committees. In 2005 he was awarded the Leadership Recognition Award from the Manitoba chapter.

The CLEMMER Group: Vital Steps for Leadership and Coaching Skills Development

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Vital Steps for Leadership and Coaching Skills Development
April 3, 2014
Mississauga, Ontario

Turn high potential leadership into a highly successful organization with a culture of coaching and leadership development. Join Jim Clemmer for a complimentary half-day briefing on April 3 from 8:30 am - noon and learn how to cultivate a culture of exceptional leadership and coaching in your organization.