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“Ghost Busting” in Health Care

Hugh MacLeod, CHLNet Co-Chair and CEO of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, is now into his second instalment of the “Ghost Busting” series, which are published weekly by Longwoods™ Publishing Corporation.  Their synthesis of Ghostbusting – Series #2 identifies three prominent “system level” priorities requiring attention: 1) Refocusing on the “art” of healthcare; 2) Promoting shared […]

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Dickson and Tholl release first ever book on leadership in health

Dickson and Tholl’s book, Bringing Leadership to Life in Health:  LEADS in a Caring Environment, published by Springer, is now available.  Jeffrey  Simpson, from the Globe and Mail, in his foreword to the book says “Effective leadership is required in all facets of society.  Countries need it.  Businesses need it.  Public institutions need it.  Health care […]

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Leadership Landscape Changing in Canada?

Premiers met in Halifax on July 25-26, 2012 and released From Innovation to Action: The First Report of the Health Care Innovation Working Group. (For more information, see The Council of the Federation website.) In the concluding section, four preconditions of success are identified to support the large-scale change required to translate innovations into action. One […]

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