Thursday, May 28, 2015

Register now for the 2015 National Awards Gala / Inscrivez-vous dès maintenant au Gala 2015 de remise des prix nationaux

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The College’s 2015 National Awards Gala, a hallmark of excellence in healthcare and professionalism, will be held in Charlottetown, PEI on Sunday, June 14, 2015. We invite you to join our evening emcee, Bill Carr, and celebrate the accomplishments of the 2015 National Awards Program recipients.

 Bill Carr, multi-media artist, an actor,
humorist, writer, motivational speaker
and filmmaker.  

National Health Leadership Conference: May 2015 update / Conférence nationale sur le leadership en santé : Mise à jour mai 2015

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National Health Leadership Conference: Driving a culture of engagement, innovation and improvement
June 15-16, 2015
Charlottetown, PEI

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 
  • 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  

LEADS Exchange Day 2015 / Journée d’échange sur le Cadre LEADS 2015

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LEADS Exchange Day: LEAD into practice – Learning Collaboratively 

Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Prince Edward Island Convention Centre, Charlottetown, PEI

Come join us in historical Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for a full day of sharing leadership journeys as well as the exchange of LEADS-based initiatives and tools.  Come together with other Canadian health leaders who use or are interested in using the LEADS framework for leadership capacity development and help develop a plan to:

2015 Italy Study Tour / Voyage d'étude en Italie 2015

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Italy Study Tour
September 26-October 2, 2015
Rome, Florence, and Bologna, Italy

Join us for a one-week study tour to the cities of Rome, Florence, and Bologna.

This tour will focus on private and public hospitals delivery, teaching and innovation centres, primary care models and local health networks which work directly with primary care and private and public hospitals to provide care. Italy is moving towards increased specialization of hospitals and establishing volume controls which balance hospital activity with hospital and physician performance management.

HIROC interview with the National Health Leadership Conference organizers / Entrevue de HIROC avec les organisateurs de la Conférence nationale sur le leadership en santé

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The organizers of the 2015 National Health Leadership Conference, themed Driving a culture of engagement, innovation and improvement, introduce the Great Canadian Healthcare Debate this year offering health leaders and trustees 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.

According to the Let’s Talk with HIROC article (May 2015):

Farewell to Josée Lariviere, Executive Assistant and Manager, Membership Services / Adieu à Josée Lariviere, adjointe exécutive et gestionnaire des services aux membres

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The College would like to inform you that Josée Lariviere, Executive Assistant and Manager, Membership Services, left the College on May 6, 2015 to join NewCo, a new wholly owned Canadian Medical Association subsidiary.
Josée Lariviere
Josée was a valued member of the College team for 13 years, supporting the College's Certified Health Executive (CHE™) and Fellowship programs before joining the executive office to serve as Executive Assistant and Manager, Membership Services. Josée was instrumental in supporting the President and Chief Executive Officer, and the Board of Directors in implementing a new governance model, establishing the processes for the College's new Fellowship program and played a pivotal role in improving the operations of the College's committee and council structures. In membership services she contributed to the complex project of converting the College's membership database and renewal processes into the College's new Association Management System in 2013.

Making headlines: May 2015 / Des membres qui ont fait les manchettes : mai 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.

Joanne Maxwell
Project Manager- Clinical Adoption; Collaborative Practice, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Portal at Holland Bloorview achieves rapid success (May 6, 2015)

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Joanne has been a member since 2014.

New members : May 2015 / Nouveaux membres : mai 2015

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Period of April 15, 2015 to May 14, 2015 – listed by chapters:

New College Active Members


Lori Garchinski
Executive Director, Critical Care and Cardiosciences Programs, Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (Regina, SK)

BC Interior

Russ Balance
Community Integrated Health Services Home Health Manager, Interior Health Authority (Salmon Arm, BC)

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

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Period of April 15, 2015 to May 14, 2015 – listed by chapters:

Greater Toronto Area

Angela Coxe
FROM: Manager, Transformation and Operational Readiness, MacKenzie Health (Richmond Hill, ON)
TO: Director, Performance Excellence, Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (Orillia, ON)

Anne Davies
FROM: Patient Advocate / Interim Risk Manager, St. Michael’s Hospital (Toronto, ON)
TO: Manager, Medical Affairs Office, The Scarborough Hospital (Toronto, ON)