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


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
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:


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


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.