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Health Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 13 Nov

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Supply Chain Management Challenges in Canada: Focus on Key Interpersonal Skills

2016 13 Nov

  Overview   Managing a supply chain efficiently and effectively is tremendously challenging in any industry. Time and financial constraints combined with operational dependency on inputs to produce outputs required by buyers is extremely difficult. A publicly-funded supply chain, as in Canada’s healthcare industry, makes it even harder to achieve the... Read more

Health Management

One Nation, Two Healthcare Systems

2016 13 Nov

The Canadian medical system has integrated several paradigm-shifting transformations in the past two decades, not the least of which include quality improvement a nd patient-centred c are. With each transformation there has been a concurrent benefit to patients, leading to improved patient outcomes and more effective systems of care. In this context it... Read more

ICU Management

Study: Four Predictors Indicate Mortality Risk in Elderly Patients

2016 20 Sep

Four risk factors comprise an easy-to-remember, objective, and practical Risk Scale that has been developed by a group of Canadian researchers to predict mortality risk at time of ICU admission in patients aged over 80. The researchers hope that following validation the Risk Scale can be used to inform decision-making in these patients, and thus close... Read more

Health Management

ClinicalConnect Portal: Improving Patient Care and Efficiency

2016 05 Jan

Beginning in 1996, hospitals in the Hamilton, Ontario, Canada area started coming together to form Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), a family of seven hospitals, a cancer centre and an urgent care centre, serving more than 2.3 million residents of Hamilton and South Central Ontario, Canada. HHS is the second largest hospital group in Ontario, and serves... Read more

ICU Management

ICU Volume 15 - Issue 4 - 2015

2015 31 Dec

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a Canadian Critical Care Knowledge Translation Network (aC3KTion Net)

2015 31 Dec

A Quality Improvement InitiativeThe Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) defines knowledge translation (KT) as:“a dynamicand iterative process that includes the synthesis, dissemination, exchange and ethically-sound application of knowledge to improve the health of Canadians, provide more effective health services and products and strengthen... Read more

IMAGING Management

Canada Safe Imaging To Address Radiation Safety

2015 30 Nov

Canada is the latest country to set up an initiative to address radiation safety, with the announcement of Canada Safe Imaging. A coalition of key stakeholders is working on the formal launch of Canada Safe Imaging in the coming months, to address the need for a national strategy and action plan relating to radiation safety for medical imaging care... Read more

ICU Management

Canadian Guidelines on DVT Released

2015 01 Oct

A panel of experts (InterEPID) has released a new Canadian guideline for the diagnosis and management of blood clots, specifically iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis (DVT), in the groin and thigh. The guideline, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), was developed by a team of haematologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Appropriateness of Spinal Imaging Use in Canada

2013 17 May

A recently published study funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research looks at the appropriateness of spinal imaging in Canada, against a background of increasing costs of diagnostic imaging, and the need to find efficiencies. An estimated 50–80 percent of the adult population will experience spine related complaints such as low back pain... Read more


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