Thursday, January 29, 2015

National Health Leadership Conference: January 2015 update / Conférence nationale sur le leadership en santé : Mise à jour de janvier 2015

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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.

Plenary speakers include:
  • The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health (Invited) 
  • Dr. Anne Snowdon, Academic Chair, Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation
  • Dr. Charles Alessi, Co-chair, National Association of Primary Care, UK
  • Jessica Holmes, Celebrated Comedian and Author
  • Louise Bradley, President and CEO, Mental Health Commission of Canada

Great Canadian Healthcare Debate

This year, we are pleased to introduce the Great Canadian Healthcare Debate. This Debate will offer health leaders and trustees attending NHLC a unique opportunity to debate and pass policy resolutions aimed at assisting policy-makers at all levels to raise the bar in designing solutions to the key healthcare policy challenges facing Canada.

Making headlines: January 2015 / Nos membres font la manchette : janvier 2015

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College members are recognized nationally and internationally for advancing health leadership as a profession.

Please join us in congratulating these individual and corporate members, and health organizations on their achievements.


Lisa Adams, CHE
Project Leader / Researcher
Eastern Health

Book of the Year Awards 2014 (Workplace Mental Health Manual for Nurse Managers), (January 2015)

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Lisa has been a member since 2008 and received her Certified Health Executive designation in 2009. Lisa has also been a member of our Healthcare Management Forum Editorial Board since 2011.

New members: January 2015 / Nouveaux membres: janvier 2015

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Period of December 15, 2014 to January 14, 2015 – listed by Chapters:

New College Active Members


Dr. Dianne Calvert Simms
Chief Executive Officer, Cape Breton District Health Authority (Sydney, NS)

Derek Leduc
Health Services Manager, Capital District Health Authority (Dartmouth NS)

College members on-the-move: January 2015 / Membres du Collège à l'affiche : janvier 2015

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Period of December 15, 2014 to January 14, 2015 – listed by Chapters:

BC Lower Mainland

Kristan Ash
FROM: Regional Director, CBI Health Group Home Health BC (Surrey, BC)
TO: Executive Director, Fraser North West Division of Family Practice (Surrey, BC)

Major Randy B. Gilbert, CHE
FROM: Functional Lead CF, Health Information System, Canadian Forces Health Service (Ottawa, ON)
TO: Director, Lower Mainland Health Information Management Business Operations, Providence Health Care (Vancouver, BC)

Welcome to our new corporate members: January 2015 / Bienvenue à nos nouveaux membres corporatifs : janvier 2015

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

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

Introducing the new on-line Healthcare Management Forum / Le nouveau Forum gestion des soins de santé en ligne est prêt

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Published as part of the SAGE family of journals, Forum is now available in an on-line format only, and can be accessed any time, on any device.

Members can access the full journal through the College web site.