Spotlight

December 04, 2019

Racism and Geographical Barriers to Safe Care for Indigenous Communities

This commentary from Carrie Bourassa examines the inequitable access to healthcare services that Indigenous peoples in Canada face on a daily basis. Several recommendations to address physical and geographical access are included. "Get rid of the stereotypes and treat people with dignity and respect. The healthcare practitioners need to listen and hear what people are saying to them. They need to be respectful of other ways of being and doing things" - study participant. Full Article

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 8.00 am
Our Speaker will be Chris Power, CEO of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI)

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Stay Tuned for more Breakfast with the Chiefs in 2020:

  • Franklin Holtforster, CEO, Colliers Project Leaders
  • Susan Fitzpatrick, Interim CEO, Ontario Health
  • Jennifer Zelmer, President and CEO, CFHI
  • Shirlee Sharkey, President and CEO, SE Health
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Articles

News

Dec 10, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
How Canada's broken disability support system is needlessly costing millions, harming mental health

2019-12-10 from cbc.ca This column is an opinion by Dr. Pamela Valentine, president and CEO of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. For more information about CBC's Opinion section, please see t [...]

Dec 09, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
Flood and Thomas: Instead of two-tier medicine, let's fix wait times for all

2019-12-09 from ottawacitizen.com Closing arguments were made recently in Cambie Surgeries Corporation v. British Columbia, a multi-year trial that seeks to overturn laws that restrict opportuni [...]

Dec 09, 2019 Health & Healthcare News
A new national Standard on Work Disability Management to address Post-traumatic stress injury is being set up

December 6, 2019: CSA Group is pleased to announce the launch of a project to develop a new national Standard on Work Disability Management for the Paramedic Community, with a focus on addressing post [...]

Editor's Picks

Healthcare Policy
Editors Picks

The collection of papers in this special issue represents a response to a pan-Canadian consensus effort to modernize health services policy and research doctoral and post-doctoral training for greater health system impact. These modernization efforts have focused on preparing a cadre of Canada’s PhD graduates for success as leaders of evidence-informed health system innovation in settings that bridge the academy and the health system at the juncture of health policy, health service deliver [...]

 

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