Friday, July 22, 2016

Canadian College of Health Leaders 2016 Convocation / Remise des titres 2016 du Collège canadien des leaders en santé

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At its 45th Annual General Meeting held in Ottawa, Ontario, June 5, 2016, the Canadian College of Health Leaders proudly recognized 130 members who received the Certified Health Executive (CHE) designation and one member who received the Fellowship designation.

CHE recipients at the 2016 Annual General Meeting and Convocation

First row: Sue Owen, CHE, Chair, Marian Heemskerk, CHE, Cher Goulet, CHE, Nicholas Gauthier, CHE, Zahava Uddin, CHE, Ray Racette, CHE, President and CEO

Second row:
Marc Gordon, CHE, Ifat Witz, CHE, Angela Wolff, CHE, Heather
Pollett, CHE, Bonnie Cochrane, CHE, Ellen Alie, CHE, Stella Johnson, CHE


Back row:
Brenda Rebman, CHE, Dean Blanchard, CHE, Sheila Gallagher, CHE,
Aisha Greene, CHE, Sami Bismarji, CHE, Lisa Pyke, CHE, Jean-Marie Fiala, CHE,
Anne Mason-Browne, CHE

Congratulations to the 2016 National Awards Program recipients! / Félicitations à tous les lauréats de 2016!

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders and the sponsors of the National Awards Program are proud to honour the individuals, teams and organizations that are making a difference across the healthcare system.

For a detailed description of the 2016 award recipients, please download a copy of this year’s Celebrating Leading Practices Booklet.

Award recipients were honoured on Sunday, June 5, 2016, at the College’s Honouring Health Leadership event, in Ottawa, Ontario. The 3M Health Care Quality Team Awards and the Robert Wood Johnson Awards were presented during the National Health Leadership Conference on June 6 & 7, 2016.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Chapter Advisory Council meeting in Ottawa, Ontario / Réunion du Conseil consultatif, section régionale à Ottawa, en Ontario

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The Chapter Advisory Council (CAC) held its annual face-to-face meeting in Ottawa, Ontario on June 3, 2016. Chapter chairs and representatives met to discuss the outcomes from the June 2015 meetings, the strategic plan implementation on the national and local level. The group shared best practices, challenges, successes and gathered discuss idea for collaboration across the country.

A joint retreat was also organized with the Board of Directors, CAC and the national office staff to collaborate and determine initiatives for the upcoming year to move the strategic plan forward.

National Health Leadership Conference: July 2016 update / Conférence nationale sur le leadership en santé : Mise à jour de juillet 2016

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The National Health Leadership Conference, presented by the College and HealthCareCAN, featured two days of dynamic programming in Ottawa. The conference theme was “Pathways to innovation and change”. We want to bring your attention to the following:

Highlights



Health Minister Philpott’s opening address and the Ipsos poll on Canadian’s worry factor generated positive media coverage. We were very happy to see that Twitter activity related to NHLC was at an all-time high. The conference generated close to 10,000 tweets – with a reach of 21 million (more than double the number in 2015) – and #NHLC2016 trended on both days.  Thanks to our Emerging Health Leaders for harnessing their tweeting power!

Canadian College of Health Leaders launches LEADS Canada / Le Collège canadien des leaders en santé lance LEADS Canada

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Canadian College of Health Leaders launches 'LEADS Canada’
June 6th, 2016 - Ottawa, Ont.

The LEADS in a Caring Environment leadership capabilities framework (LEADS) has quickly become the leadership framework of choice for health care organizations and health systems across Canada.  LEADS is becoming the common leadership language across all levels and roles within organizations and an enabler to support health system improvement and transformation.

The LEADS Collaborative, a partnership between the Canadian College of Health Leaders, Canadian Health Leadership Network (CHLNet), Royal Roads University and Dr. Graham Dickson, share the mission to develop, support and sustain LEADS-based leadership capacity for health system transformation.  That shared effort has contributed significantly to advancing the use of LEADS for improving leadership practice.

2016 LEADS Exchange Day and Networking Reception / Journée d’échange sur le Cadre LEADS et réception de réseautage de 2016

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The 2016 LEADS Exchange Day took place at the Fairmont Château Laurier in Ottawa, Ontario on June 8, 2016, following the National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC).

LEADS Canada would like to thank our generous sponsors, our planning committee members, the facilitators, panel members, and mastermind facilitators for helping to make this day a success.

The Canadian College of Health Leaders launches an Exchange Forum for its members / Le Collège canadien des leaders en santé lance un Forum d’échange pour ses membres

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders (the College) is pleased to announce the launch of an Exchange Forum for its members.

A joint effort between the national office and chapters, the Exchange Forum provides members with the opportunity to share and discuss current research and trends in healthcare which will assist the College in forming opinions to influence policy makers or develop advocacy positions. Members are also encouraged to discuss their own leadership challenges and solutions.

Thank you to our 2016 National Health Leadership Conference sponsors / Merci à nos commanditaires de la Conférence nationale sur le leadership en santé 2016

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The College Canadian College of Health Leaders, and our event partner HealthCareCAN, would like to thank our sponsors for their generous support towards the 2016 National Health Leadership Conference, held June 6 & 7, 2016 in Ottawa, Ontario. With your support, we were successful in delivering another outstanding event to over 700 delegates from across Canada.

Plans are already underway for our 2017 National Health Leadership Conference to be held June 12 - 13 in Vancouver, British Columbia. We will be in touch in the fall as we finalize our sponsorship opportunities. We hope you will consider supporting this event once again.

Title sponsor:
Sodexo Canada


Thank you to our 2016 Honouring Health Leadership sponsors / Merci à nos commanditaires du l'événement Hommage aux leaders en santé 2016

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The College was pleased to host the 2016 Honouring Health Leadership event on Sunday, June 5, 2016 in Ottawa, Ontario. We would like to acknowledge the generous support of our gala sponsors, without whom, this event would not have been possible.

Presenting Sponsor:
Compass Group Canada Healthcare





Making headlines: 2016 National Awards Program / Des membres qui ont fait les manchettes : Programme national des prix de 2016

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders and the sponsors of the National Awards Program recognized individuals, teams and organizations from across Canada at the Honouring Health Leadership event in Ottawa, Ontario on June 5, 2016.

See the list of post-event news headlines below:


Wednesday, July 20, 2016

CCHL signs partnership agreement with Workforce Edge Consulting Inc. / Le CCLS signe un accord de partenariat avec Workforce Edge Consulting Inc.

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For immediate release


CCHL signs partnership agreement with Workforce Edge Consulting Inc.



Alliance will help Workforce Edge pursue exceptional partnerships, according to Shawn Drake & Tila Smith, Managing Partners

OTTAWA/VANCOUVER  – On June 14, 2016, Workforce Edge, a niche consultancy focused solely on improving staff scheduling and workforce deployment in healthcare, signed a strategic alliance with the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) to promote excellence in health leadership.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Congratulations Marie E. Fortier / Félicitations à Marie E. Fortier

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The College would like to congratulate member Marie E. Fortier on her recent appointment to the Order of Canada.

According to The Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnson (2016), "Marie Esther Fortier, C.M., Ottawa, Ontario: For her contributions to health care and health planning as a public servant and hospital administrator." (Retrieved from: https://www.gg.ca).

Making headlines: July 2016 update / Des membres qui ont fait la manchette : mise à jour de juillet 2016

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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.

Dr. Denis Caro
Professor Emeritus, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa


Professors Lane and Caro named Emeritus professors (July 5, 2016)
An interview with Dr. Denis Caro (July 5, 2016)
Retrieved from: http://www.telfer.uottawa.ca

Dr. Caro has been a member since 1979, becoming a life-long member in 2016, and received his certification in 1994. Throughout his 33 years with the Master of Health Administration program at the Telfer School of Management Dr. Caro has published many articles through Healthcare Management Forum. The College wishes him well in his retirement.

The Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa is also a partner.

College report on environmental responsibility / Rapport du Collège sur la responsabilité environnementale

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In 2009 the College joined a working group with twelve other organizations to envision the health sector as a leader in integrating environmentally responsible practices into the delivery of healthcare and also as an advocate in sharing information on best practices and encouraging organizations to limit their environmental impact.

View the Joint Environmental Position Statement developed by the group.

Monday, July 4, 2016

The July edition of Healthcare Management Forum is dedicated to innovation / Le numéro de juillet du Forum Gestion des soins de santé est consacré à l’innovation

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Log into the College web site to read the July edition of Healthcare Management Forum.

The innovations described in this edition are based on four of the critical areas outlined in the 2015 Report of the Advisory Panel of Healthcare Innovation - Unleashing Innovation: Excellent Healthcare for Canada. They include patient engagement and empowerment, health systems integration with workforce modernization, technological transformation via precision medicine, and better value from procurement, reimbursement and regulation.

Bilingual content includes the ethics column by Marika Warren, an ethicist from the Department of Bioethics at Dalhousie University, about the importance of being attentive to the effects of organizational decisions on choices to live at risk and the overall distribution of risk.