Monday, October 31, 2016

Award spotlight on: Human Spirit; Innovation; Mentorship; Nursing; and Young Leader / En vedette: célébration de l’esprit humain; leadership en soins infirmiers; innovateur en soins de santé; le mentorat, et le jeune cadre de service en santé

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Over the next few issues of Communiqué we will be profiling the various awards and calling for your nominations.

In June 2017, the College, with the support of our award sponsors, will bestow 15 prestigious national healthcare awards in Vancouver, British Columbia. 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.

Registration for the 2017 National Health Leadership Conference / Inscription à la Conférence nationale sur le leadership en santé de 2017

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders and the HealthCareCAN are pleased to present the National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC). This conference is the largest national gathering of health system decision-makers in Canada.

Interested in becoming a Certified Health Executive? / Vous songez à devenir un Certified Health Executive?

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Interested in becoming a Certified Health Executive (CHE™) and building on your skills?

The College is committed to creating and sustaining a learning environment for its members by offering the only Canadian professional designation available to health leaders. The CHE designation has established the College at the forefront of continuing education for health leaders.

Since its inception in 1984, the CHE program has attracted many of the country’s top health leaders. In fact, nearly half of College members have achieved certification. The development of this capabilities-based program was a collaborative effort involving College members from across the country as well board members and staff. Given the constant changes within the Canadian health system, all elements of the CHE Program are regularly reviewed and revised by the CHE Program Committee and the Professional Standard Council. In 2013, the CHE Program was revised to align with the LEADS in a Caring Environment Capabilities Framework.

Join us for the November Healthcare Management Forum tweetchat

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Be part of the conversation on Tuesday, November 15 at 8:30 p.m., EST.

According to Healthcare Management Forum’s guest editor for November, Federico Lega, PhD, we need to recognize the challenges that modern healthcare faces when aiming at achieving universalism in a sustainable context.

Join authors as they discuss Canadian health financing and universal pharmacare in the November Healthcare Management Forum tweetchat.

We have partnered with Colin Hung, co-founder of the healthcare leader community #HCLDR, to deliver “Refinancing public healthcare,” inspired by the November 2016 edition of the journal. Special guests include D. Wayne Taylor and Steve Morgan.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Get started today with your GoodLife Fitness Corporate Membership / Activez votre abonnement corporatif chez GoodLife Mise-en-Forme dès aujourd’hui

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders has partnered with GoodLife Fitness to provide you with exclusive group rates for health and wellness programs, services and amenities.

Simply register for your GoodLife Fitness Corporate Membership today at:

Your GoodLife Fitness Corporate Membership offers a group rate of $549.00 per member/year (or a bi-weekly payment of $23.04) plus applicable taxes, along with:

Making headlines: October 2016 update / Des membres qui ont fait la manchette : mise à jour d'octobre 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.

Mental Health Commission of Canada

Mental Health Commission of Canada Wins Corporate Commitment Award for Championing Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (October 5, 2016)
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Members hold various leadership positions at the Mental Health Commission of Canada including Louise Bradley, CHE, President and Chief Executive Officer and recipient of the College’s 2015 Innovation Award for Healthcare Leadership.

College members on-the-move: October 2016 / Membres du Collège à l'affiche : octobre 2016

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Period of September 14, 2016 to October 14, 2016 – listed by chapters:

BC Lower Mainland

Dacia H.E. Howard Jovanovic
FROM: Public Health Nurse, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (Vancouver, BC)
TO: Manager of Clinical Operations for Maternal, Infant, Child & Youth, Fraser Health Authority (Langley, BC)

Jie Sun, CHE
FROM: Director, imPROVE, Provincial Health Services Authority (Vancouver, BC)
TO: Director, System Transformation, BC Emergency Health Services (Vancouver, BC)

New members: October 2016 / Nouveaux membres: octobre 2016

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Period of September 15, 2016 to October 14, 2016 – listed by chapters:

New College Active Members

Eastern Ontario

Marika Kathryn Holmes
Manager, Specialized Preschool Services, Pinecrest-Queenway Community Health Centre (Ottawa, ON)

Hamilton and Area

Katarina Renata Busija
Manager of Resident Care, Halton Region (Milton, ON)

Digital Health Week: A National Conversation to #ThinkDigitalHealth / Semaine de la santé numérique : joignez-vous aux discussions nationales et #pensezsanténumérique

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We live in a digital age where electronic and online technologies are part of everything we do.  We can pay our bills, book a haircut and do our shopping all online. This is not only convenient, but also saves time and avoids unnecessary travel.

Just like other aspects of our lives, Canada’s health system is also becoming more digital every day.  Digital health innovations can be used to book doctors’ appointments, request prescription renewals, view health information and consult with a doctor on-line.

EXTRA: Executive Training Program / FORCES : Programme de formation pour cadres

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EXTRA: Executive Training Program

Building Capacity.
Enhancing Leadership.
Delivering Improvement.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2017

EXTRA is the only fully bilingual improvement fellowship of its kind in Canada. It is grounded in the complex reality of leading and managing change in today’s health and healthcare environments.