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February 14, 2019

What the Doctor Ordered: Improving the Use and Value of Laboratory Testing

This report from the C.D. Howe Institute investigates the use and cost of laboratory testing in Canada and finds variation across the country.  

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Healthcare Quarterly: Rethinking Supply Chain Management

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Feb 20, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Medical-record software companies are selling your health data

2019-02-20 from thestar.com There’s a booming business in patient medical records and up to five million Ontarians are part of that boom, whether they know it or not. As doctors and pharmacies [...]

Feb 20, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Quebec Order of Nurses looks to abolish licensing exam for nurse practitioners

2019-02-20 from cbc.ca As Quebec moves to give more responsibilities to nurse practitioners, the Quebec Order of Nurses (OIIQ) is quietly taking steps to eliminate the licensing exam required to prac [...]

Feb 20, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Ontario doctors awarded new 4-year contract in arbitrated settlement

2019-02-20 from cbc.ca Several years of fractious negotiations between government and the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) ended Tuesday when an arbitrator awarded Ontario doctors a new contract. Th [...]

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Health systems worldwide are challenged by the growing costs and demands of delivering high-quality healthcare services that are safe and cost-effective to support health and wellness for populations. This paper proposes a system-level transformation of clinical environment infrastructure to advance quality and strengthen patient safety at sustainable costs. Evidence of the impact and value of the clinically integrated supply chain strategy is emerging in three global health systems: Alberta Hea [...]

 

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