Thursday, February 26, 2015

BC Health Leaders Conference: Call for Abstracts

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Abstracts for the concurrent session programming are now being accepted!

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is pleased to host the 2015 BC Health Leaders Conference. themed Collaborative Leadership...Stepping beyond the Boundaries, the conference will be held in Vancouver, BC on October 20-21, 2015.

This conference will be a gathering of approximately 300 health system decision-makers which includes trustees, chief executive officers, directors, managers and department heads. Participants represent health regions, authorities and networks, hospitals, long-term care organizations, public health agencies, community care, mental health services and social work.

Mentorship in Action: Winter 2015 Edition / Le mentorat en action : Numéro d’hiver 2015

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The College believes that mentorship plays a vital role in growing leadership capacity across the health system. As we fulfill our new strategic directions, mentorship will help to revolutionize the College experience. As part of this new era, we are introducing a quarterly series featuring candid interviews with mentors and mentees which examine their personal experiences with mentorship. We'll also showcase exciting activities and ideas from across Canada.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

New members: February 2015 / Nouveaux membres : février 2015

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Period of January 15, 2015 to February 14, 2015—listed by Chapters:

New active College members


Victoria Case
Site Manager, Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (Regina, SK)

BC Lower Mainland

Deljit Bains
Cardiac Manager, Fraser Health Authority (New Westminster, BC)

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

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Period of January 15, 2015 to February 14, 2015—listed by Chapters:

BC Lower Mainland

Elaine P. McNaughton, CHE
FROM: Director of Operations, Ottawa Health Services Network Inc. (Ottawa, ON)
TO: Executive Director, BC Association for Individualized Technology and Supports for People with Disabilities (Vancouver, BC)

Greater Toronto Area

Vesna Milinkovic, CHE
FROM: Manager, Community Resource Connections of Toronto (Toronto, ON)
TO: Director of Operations, Community Resource Connections of Toronto (Toronto, ON)

Welcome to our new corporate member: February 2015 / Bienvenue à notre nouveau membre corporatif : février 2015

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The College is pleased to welcome a new corporate member in February.

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

Accreditation Canada: 4th Annual Quality Conference 2015

(This conference will be held in English. Some workshops may be available in French.)

4th Annual Quality Conference 2015
March 23-24, 2015
Toronto, ON

Connect with your peers about your quality improvement strategies, successes, and challenges. 

Featured speakers include:
  • Sister Mary Jean Ryan – SSM Health, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  • The Wise Quacks –  Dr. Dave Hepburn and Dr. Rob Sealey
  • Dr. Helen Bevan – Chief of Service Transformation, NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, UK
  • Dr. Chris Hayes — Medical Officer, CPSI; Medical Director, Quality and Performance, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto

Canadian Centre for Healthcare Facilities: Transforming Healthcare and Improving Care

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March 27, 2015
Victoria, BC

Visit for further information/registration (space is limited).

With billions of dollars going into building new facilities and renovations across Canada because of the aging infrastructure, technological advancements and the redefining of patient care, a significant opportunity is before us to reshape healthcare. Innovative technologies will play a key role in transforming healthcare environments to increase efficiencies and improve care.

This event will showcase successful evidence-based technological innovations that have improved financial, health and organizational outcomes by the key project healthcare champions and industry partners from across Canada.