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November 08, 2019

What Nursing Leaders Need to Know about Artificial Intelligence by Tracie L. Risling and Cydney Low

This article includes the results of a scoping review on the use of AI in healthcare delivery, with a particular focus on aspects of care essential in nursing practice, including systems management and medication administration. The review was conducted using an updated Arskey and O'Malley framework, and the findings are reported in alignment with key nursing leadership functions outlined by the Canadian Nurses Association

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Events

Thursday, December 05, 2019  - Toronto, ON Breakfast with the Chiefs

Beyond Protection: How the CMPA is Partnering to Advance Safe Medical Care

Dr. Hartley Stern, Executive Director and CEO, Canadian Medical Protective Association

Stayed Tuned for more Breakfast with the Chiefs:

  • Franklin Holtforster, CEO, Colliers International
  • Chris Power, CEO, CPSI
  • Susan Fitzpatrick, Interim CEO, Ontario Health
  • Jennifer Zelmer, President and CEO, CFHI
  • Shirlee Sharkey, President and CEO, SE Health
Click here to see videos of past speakers

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News

Nov 11, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
New law would make Albertans organ donors unless they opt out

2019-11-11 from cbc.ca Every adult in Alberta would be considered a potential organ and tissue donor — unless they choose otherwise — if a new private member's bill is passed in the legis [...]

Nov 11, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Brand-name drug discount cards force Canada’s private-insurance plans to spend nearly 50 per cent more, study shows

2019-11-11 from theglobeandmail.com Loyalty cards that encourage patients to buy brand-name drugs have forced Canada’s private-insurance plans to spend nearly 50 per cent more than they would h [...]

Nov 10, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
A young doctor tries to leave her emotions at home, but finds it isn’t that easy.

November 10, 2019 from washingtonpost.com Every July, a fresh group of newly minted doctors puts on their white coats. No more playacting “doctor” as they did moving through medical schoo [...]

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