Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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

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Period of October 15, 2016 to November 30, 2016 – listed by chapters:

Greater Toronto Area

Dr. Binod (Bin) Mani Baral, CHE
FROM: Infection Control Practitioner, Rouge Valley Health System (Toronto, ON)
TO: Infection Control Practitioner, Mackenzie Health (Richmond Hill, ON)

Kim V. Delahunt, CHE
FROM: Senior Director, Operations, CBI Home Health – Ontario (Toronto, ON)
TO: Senior Director, Health System Integration, Central West Local Health Integration Network (Brampton, ON)

New members: November 2016 / Nouveaux membres :novembre 2016

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Period of October 15, 2016 to November 30, 2016 – listed by chapters:

New College Active Members

BC Interior

Kris Stewart
Director of Care, Pine Acres Home (Westbank, BC)

BC Lower Mainland

Wendy Machana
Area Director, BC Emergency Health Services (Vancouver, BC)

Monday, November 21, 2016

Submit your journal manuscripts today! / Soumettez vos manuscrits pour le Forum aujourd’hui!

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Healthcare Management Forum, our official peer-reviewed journal, is now accepting manuscripts on how incentives in healthcare help break down structural barriers, neuroleadership, the professionalization of leadership, and government spending versus outcomes.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The November edition of Healthcare Management Forum is all about sustaining universal health coverage / Le numéro de novembre du Forum Gestion des soins de santé est consacré au maintien des soins de santé universels

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Log into the College web site to read the November edition of Healthcare Management Forumproduced in association with the Editor-in-Chief of Health Services Management Research.

Both journals collaborated to dedicate their November editions to this important topic and include authors from multiple countries including Canada, the United States, India, Italy and Britain.

Our journal explores the question of whether Canada can achieve universalism in a sustainable context.

Bilingual content includes the ethics column on bioethics and technology by Dr. Tom Noseworthy, Associate Chief Medical Officer at Alberta Health Services and Director for the Centre for Health and Policy Studies at the University of Calgary.

Executive Training Program (EXTRA) Call for Cohort 13 / Lancement de la 13e cohorte FORCES: Programme de formation pour cadres

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The call for applications for the 2017-2018 EXTRA program is now open. 

EXTRA builds leadership and organizational capacity to achieve breakthrough improvements that enhance patient and family experience of care, the health of populations and value-for-money. Since its launch in 2004, the EXTRA program has had a significant impact on healthcare improvement in Canada.

Why aren’t you taking the train? / Pourquoi tu ne prends pas le train?

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What’s new?

New Ottawa-Toronto Frequency
Since November 1st, VIA Rail upgraded its schedule between Ottawa and Toronto. Travellers now have a choice of two new afternoon departures (one departure each way), bringing the service offering up to nine daily departures in each direction during the week.

You asked! We listened!
VIA Rail has started equipping the new LRC cars with table extensions for Business class passengers. The table extensions will be released gradually and will offer passengers a larger work surface for their computer, or during meal service. This initiative, which was put in place in response to customer feedback, shows our commitment to putting our passenger first.