January 10, 2019

Mandatory Reporting of Health Professional Incompetence and Incapacity: Is it Time to Adopt the Australian Regime?

by Kathleen Leslie and Sioban Nelson

Identifying poor or unsafe practice is an important aspect of professional regulation. One way that health profession regulators access this information is through legislated mandatory reporting of incompetence or incapacity. Australia's mandatory reporting provisions are far-reaching and have become a touchstone issue in Australia's regulatory framework. In Ontario, mandatory reporting of health professionals is more limited.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019  - Toronto, ON Breakfast with the Chiefs

How to Improve Safety and Quality in an Overburdened Health System

Dr. Kevin Smith, President & CEO of UHN

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Nursing Leadership 31(3)

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Jan 15, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
CFHI expanding access to innovative palliative approach that will improve end-of-life care

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) today announced that it is working with seven organizations across five provinces and one territory to spre [...]

Jan 14, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
A national electronic health record for primary care

2019-01-14 from The Canada Health Act states that health care should be portable — but health records are not. Despite billion-dollar efforts to promote information transfers between ju [...]

Jan 14, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
A national electronic health record for all Canadians: Dr. Brian Goldman

2019-01-14 from In Canada, health care may be portable across the provinces, but health records are not. An editorial published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal calls for a national [...]

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Low mobility during hospitalization is an under-recognized epidemic leading to adverse outcomes (Brown et al. 2009). The goal of the Mobility Volunteer Program (MVP) is to keep older people as active as possible while in hospital to prevent delirium and loss of strength. Maintaining or improving function from admission to discharge increases the likelihood of patients being able to return home sooner and to their prior level of functioning. The MVP is a valuable component of a multi-pronged corp [...]



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